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Best Foods for Kids

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Children having picnic and eating strawberries in garden
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Various fresh fruits
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The fruit food group


Vegetable platter, healthy eating
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The vegetable food group


Close up of a bowl of cereal and milk with fruit
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The grain group


Stack of Homemade Flour Tortillas
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The grain group — part 2


Little Girl Drinking Milk
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The dairy group


Girl Eating Yogurt
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The dairy group — part 2


Cooking Scrambled Eggs
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The protein group


Pouring olive oil on a salad
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The fat group


Salty snacks
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Bars, juice and snacks are not “food groups”


Father and daughter cooking together
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Some quick tips


Amy Hendel, P.A.

Amy Hendel, P.A.

@HealthGal1103

Known as The HealthGal, Amy Hendel P.A. is a medical and lifestyle reporter, nutrition and fitness expert, Health Coach and brand ambassador. Trained as a physician assistant, she maintains a health coach private practice in New York and Los Angeles. Author of The Four Habits of Healthy Families, find her on Twitter @HealthGal1103 and on Facebook at TheHealthGal. Check “Daily Health News” at www.healthgal.com. Her personal mantra? “Fix it first with food, fitness, and lifestyle.”