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Tips for kids!
Kid-friendly Fruits & Vegetables 

Why?

  • Fruits and vegetables have important vitamins and fiber that kids' bodies need to build strong bones and muscles and stay healthy

  • Experts recommend that children eat 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables each day to reduce the risk of obesity and chronic diseases

Tips

  • Try snacking on vegetables with a yogurt or hummus dip. Carrots, broccoli, and celery are great veggies for dipping
  • Add toppings! Try adding vegetables like tomatoes, onions, or broccoli to pizza or pasta dishes, and you can add berries to your cereal in the morning
  • Make a smoothie! Blend fruits with fat-free or low-fat yogurt and ice for a great and tasty snack. You can use frozen or fresh fruits. Vegetables can be combines with fruits to make yummy smoothies as well!
  • Make it colorful - try eating fruits and veggies of all colors

Pack your own healthy snacks! Here are some examples of fruits and vegetables that are kid-friendly finger foods:  

  • Vegetables - carrots, bell peppers, cucumbers, celery
  • Fruits - apples, oranges, blueberries, strawberries, pears

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resources

  • Check out more healthy living tips from Maimonides here!

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