Everyday foods are those made from foods in the five food groups. Everyday drinks are water and milk. · Occasional foods and drinks are mostly high in saturated fat, sugars and/or salt and often with little nutritional value.
Canada’s Food Guide is the basis for healthy eating for age two years and up. This booklet is for the 12-24-month-old. However, since toddlers should be eating basically the same foods as the rest of the family, you can use Canada’s Food Guide to plan meals and snacks for your toddler.
choose any 6 or more servings each day for all ages and up to 12 servings if you are active. Body size is important too. Younger, smaller children (5-13 years) need less than older children. Teenage boys, men, and older men need more servings than girls or women.