The 10 Best Foods for Kids

Joel stice

Breakfast Cereal

Choose healthy breakfast cereals for your child by avoiding sugary options and opting for whole-grain, calcium-fortified options with added fiber, and potentially extra iron and vitamins depending on their overall diet.


Apples make for a great snack due to their low calorie count (90 calories/medium apple), juiciness, sweetness (or tartness), high vitamin C content, and 5 grams of fiber in an unpeeled whole apple.


Unless a child has a milk allergy, it's important to include milk in their diet as it provides calcium, vitamin D, and protein that are essential for their growth and development.

Peanut Butter

Despite being relatively high in fat, peanut butter is primarily composed of mono- and poly-unsaturated fats, which are healthier than the saturated fats commonly found in other high-fat foods.


Similar to other whole-grain foods, oatmeal is a high-fiber option that is beneficial for your children's health.

Sunflower Seeds

With their abundance of vitamin E, magnesium, phosphorous, zinc, and folate, sunflower seeds are a great source of iron and fiber.


Eggs are a rich source of protein and also provide iron, as well as a range of other essential vitamins and minerals.


To select a healthy yogurt for your children, opt for low-fat options that are low in added sugar and contain "live active cultures."

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