The third theme of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge was, Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit. This theme encourages kids and families to reach for more vegetables and fruit.
The Healthy Kids Community Challenge Hastings Prince Edward implemented lots of great initiatives planned to make it easier for kids and their families to reach for more vegetables and fruit including:
Please refer to the Healthy Kids Community Challenge Resource Page for fact sheets, posters, and more related to Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit.
Canada’s Food Guide recommends children aged 2-13 years old eat 4 to 6 servings of veggies and fruit each day, however, we know kids often fall short of this goal.
Not sure what a typical serving size looks like? Find out here.
For more information on recommend serving sizes and healthy eating tips, please refer to Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide.
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