Home > Parenting > Tools Is my child eating properly? All sections in Tools » Fitness » Diet » Mind » Medical » General Toddlers are often very difficult to feed, and a varied diet may be difficult to obtain. Take this quiz to see if you are doing what is best to optimise your toddler’s health. Does your toddler eat breakfast every morning? yessometimesno What does your toddler eat for breakfast? fortified toddler cerealcooked porridge or cerealslice of bread or what ever is in the house, or nothing How much milk (formula, cows or soy) is your toddler drinking daily? more than 2 glasses or bottlesbetween 1 and 2 glasses or bottlesless than a glass or bottle How much dairy does your child eat besides milk in a day? 1 serving= ½ cup yoghurt or matchbox size of cheese or 1-2 tablespoons cottage cheese more than one serving a dayat least one servingless than one serving What does your toddler drink during the day besides milk? water or rooibos teadiluted juice, water and rooibos teawhatever is available or none of the above How many fruit servings does your toddler eat each day? 1 serving = half a whole raw fruit or ½ a cup fresh fruit juice. more than 2 servings a daybetween 1-2 a dayless than 1 a day How many dark green or yellow vegetable servings does your child eat a day? 1 serving = approx. ½ cup 2 or more servings daily1-2 servings dailyless than 1 serving daily How much protein in the form of meat, fish, poultry or legumes does your toddler eat? 1 serving = 1 matchbox size meat or ¼ cup cooked dried beans or 1-2 tablespoons of peanut butter 2 or more servings a day1-2 servings a dayless than 1 serving a day How many meals does your toddler eat daily? between 3 and 6 meals3 meals a dayno regular meals or it varies from day to day Does your toddler take a multivitamin supplement regularly? yes1-2 times a weeknever How often is your toddler physically active? every day for at least an hour3 times a week for an hour a timeless than 3 hours a week. 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