A Kid's Guide to Eating Right
Source:U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health | Author:Mary L | Publish time: 2018-10-15 | 1213 Views | Share:
Breads and Cereals
  • Whole-grain breads, pitas, and tortillas
  • Whole-grain pasta, brown rice
  • Hot and cold unsweetened whole-grain breakfast cereals
Milk and Milk Products
  • Skim and 1% milk
  • Fat-free and low-fat yogurt
  • Part-skim, reduced-fat, and fat-free cheese
  • Low-fat and fat-free cottage cheese
Meats and Other Sources of Protein
  • Beef and pork that has the fat cut off before cooking
  • Extra-lean ground beef
  • Chicken and turkey without skin
  • Tuna canned in water
  • Fish and shellfish that's been baked, broiled, steamed, or grilled
  • Beans, split peas, and lentils
  • Tofu
  • Egg whites and substitutes
Sweets and Snacks
Sweets and snacks are never "go" foods. Even though some sweets and snacks are lower in fat and calories, people should limit the amount of sweets and snacks they eat so they don't take in more calories than their bodies need.
Spreads and Condiments
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Fat-free creamy salad dressing
  • Fat-free mayonnaise
  • Fat-free sour cream
  • Vinegar