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Toddlers

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service. Team Nutrition

Contains newsletters for parents and caregivers of young children that address parents' concerns about healthful eating and active living for the personal health of their child, family, and self. Also includes three brief sharing sessions for group settings.

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Help your preschooler eat well, be active, and be healthy. Get daily food plans, growth charts, tips for picky eaters and more.

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Below are just some of the tip sheets available from ChooseMyPlate for preschoolers:

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service. Team Nutrition

Find tips that help parents build healthier family meals that include the five food groups. Also available in:

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Get preschoolers involved in the kitchen to overcome picky eating with these tips.

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service

Encourage healthy eating with these tips and tools for trying new foods, eating whole grains, enjoying fruit and vegetables, and having low-fat milk and yogurt.

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This website brings together existing information and practical strategies on feeding healthy foods and drinks to infants and toddlers, from birth to 24 months of age.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Library of Medicine

Find age-specific information for feeding toddlers. Also available in Spanish.

PennState Extension

This article offers some tips and advice on how to cope with young, opinionated eaters.