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Daily Meal Planning Guide for 7– to 12–Year–Olds

Whole Grains, Breads, Cereals: 7 servings
Vegetables: 1 serving dark green vegetables, 3 servings other vegetables
Legumes, Nuts, Seeds, Milks: 2 servings legumes, 3 1–cup servings soymilk or other non–dairy milk
Fruits: 3 servings


Be sure to include a source of vitamin B12, such as any typical children’s multivitamin or vitamin–fortified cereals or soymilk.


Sample Menu for 7– to 12–Year–Olds


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