Home > Parenting > Tools Am I optimising my child's health? All sections in Tools » Fitness » Diet » Mind » Medical » General Is your child eating correctly to grow healthy and strong? Take this quiz to learn how your child should be eating. What does your child eat for breakfast? porridge or whole-wheat cereal or whole-wheat toast with spreadsflavored cereal or white toast and spreadsnothing or just a piece of fruit or yoghurt or drink How many dairy servings does your child consume per day on average? 1 serving = 1 glass milk (soy or cows) or 1 matchbox (30g) cheese or 175 ml yogurt more than 3 servingsbetween 1 and 3 a dayless than 1 serving How many proper sit down meals does your child eat a day? 3 or more2-3 mealsless than 2 a day Does your child take a multivitamin supplement regularly? yes1-2 times a weeknever How often is your child physically active? every day for at least an hour3 times a week for an hour a timeless than 3 hours a week Does your child take a packed lunch to school? usually or everydaysometimesnever How many servings of fruit does your child eat per day? 1 serving = 1banana, pear, apple etc. or ½ glass fresh fruit juice more than 2 a daybetween 1 and 2 less than one serving a day How many servings of dark green or yellow vegetables does your child eat? 1 serving = 1/2 cup cooked or raw at least 1 serving a dayat least one serving every second dayless than 1 serving a week What bread does your child eat? seed or whole-wheatbrownwhite Does your child eat breakfast every morning? How often does your child eat protein-based foods (i.e.-red meat, poultry, fish, soya, eggs, legumes, or nuts) at least with two meals a dayat least with one meal a daynot every day How often does your child eat any of the following? Chocolates or sweets, crisps or fried potato chips, cakes and biscuits or ice-cream seldom, less than twice a week3 times or less a weekmore than 3 times a weekeveryday How often does your child eat fast or take-away foods? seldom or neveronce a weekmore than once a week How often does your child get tuck shop or pocket money to buy sweets, chips etc. seldom, less than twice a week3 times or less a weekmore than 3 times a weekeveryday Do you reward your child with food? E.g. If they eat all their dinner, they may have a chocolate? neversometimesmost of the time What does your child drink during the day? water, pure fruit juice, herbal tea or milk drinksmix-a –drink, sweetened juicescarbonated drinks, tea or coffee How many glasses of water does your child drink a day? more than 3 glasses1-3 glassesless than 1 glass How would you classify your child’s bowel habits? normal, consistent, at least once a dayusually everyday with the odd bout of diarrhoea or constipationconstipated or constant diarrhoea or loose stools Does your child suffer from any food related allergies? noyes If answer to question above is yes, have you sought medical advice on how to approach this allergy with regards to your child’s diet? yesno Diet Tools Fitness Tools General Tools Medical Tools Mind Tools Am I eating correctly to lose weight? Am I eating correctly to stabilise my blood sugar levels? Am I eating right for my diabetes? Am I eating right to improve insulin resistance? 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