Tips for Parents

How much is one cup of vegetables exactly? What’s the best way to include children in family meal planning? Is there such a thing as too much water? Find answers to these questions below!

Portion Sizes

Not sure what one ounce of cheese looks like or three ounces of meat? Check out the links below for helpful pictures of everyday items to compare portion sizes to.

Child’s Portion Size

Adult Portion Size

Eating with the Family

Sitting down at the table is a great way to catch up with the fam. It’s also a great way to teach kids about planning, prepping and cooking a meal. Find tips on how to have them help out in the kitchen below.

Family Mealtime

Unlimited Refills

Children love their sippy cups of juice, milk and even water. But having unlimited refills can be damaging to their health. See what the recommended daily intakes are for children ages 1-5 years old for milk, water and sweetened beverages.

Is My Child Drinking Too Much