Diet & Snacking
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What is healthy diet for my child?
A healthy diet is a balanced diet that naturally supplies all the nutrients your child needs to grow. A balanced diet is one that includes the following major food groups: Fruits & Vegetables, Grains, Meat & Beans, Milk. These are the key groups according to the food pyramid.
How does my children's diet affect their dental health?
They must have a balanced diet for their teeth to develop properly. They also need a balanced diet for healthy gum tissue around the teeth. Equally important, a diet high in certain kinds of carbohydrates, such as sugar and starches, may place your child at extra risk for tooth decay.