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Nutrition & Fitness Center

  • Healthy Eating and Your Family

    Eating right doesn't have to be hard. Choose whole grains and lean protein and serve plenty of fruits and vegetables. Make healthy eating a family affair.

    Find out how

    10 healthy eating tips

    Healthy food shopping

  • Kids and Exercise

    Your child doesn't need to be an athlete to get the benefits of an active lifestyle. From toddlers to teens, exercise can make kids stronger, happier, and healthier.

    Get exercise tips

    Help kids get active

Nutrition and Fitness Advice by Age

Encourage healthy habits from birth to teens.

  • Infants — The First Months

    During the first 3 months, breastmilk or formula will provide all the nutrition babies need.

    Newborns

    1–3 months

  • Older Infants

    Learn when and how to start you baby on solid foods.

    4–7 months

    8–12 months

  • Toddlers

    Many toddlers express their budding independence through eating — or not eating.

    Here’s what to do

    Getting the right nutrition

    Snacks for toddlers

  • Preschoolers

    Developing good habits is delicate work. You want to encourage kids to make good choices, but without hovering or pestering.

    Strategies for feeding preschoolers

    Snacks for preschoolers

    Motivating preschoolers to be active

  • School-Age Kids

    At this age, kids are busy! They need food that powers them through their day — and maybe a little motivation to get offline and be active.

    School lunches

    After-school snacks

    Helping kids get active

  • Handling Picky Eaters

    Most toddlers are picky eaters. Here's how to manage mealtimes so they're more pleasant and less stressful for everyone.

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