Nutrition

Nutrition

Food is our nutrition. We use nutrients for energy and to build body cells. Some children are born with problems in getting certain nutrients from foods. Some children's health problems are treated with changes in diet.

Topics under nutrition include:

  • additives
  • feeding difficulty
  • low sodium diets for children
  • malnutrition
  • picky eater
  • rotation diet for allergies
  • total parental nutrition or TPN
  • weaning

More information

Always Hold the Baby Bottle - English | Spanish

Breastfeeding and Alcohol - English | Spanish

Breastfeeding and Special Diets - English | Spanish

Electrolyte Supplements - EnglishSpanish

Feeding Your Premature Baby - EnglishSpanish

Ferrous Sulfate or Iron - EnglishSpanish | Arabic

Food for Children Getting Cancer Treatments - English | Spanish

Foods Your Child Likes to Eat - English | Spanish

GER or Gatroesophageal Reflux in Babies - English

How to Feed Your Child Through a G-Tube (Gastrostomy Tube) or J-Tube (Jejunostomy Tube) - English | Spanish

How to Feed Your Child Through a Nasogastric (NG) Tube - English | Spanish | Arabic

How to Help Your Infant Feed - English | Spanish

How to Make a Fluid Half-Nectar Thick - English

How to Make a Fluid Honey Thick - English | Spanish

How to Make a Fluid Nectar Thick - EnglishSpanish

How to Make Milk Until Your Baby Can Breastfeed - English | Spanish

How to Mix Formula from a Liquid - English | Spanish

How to Mix Formula from Powder - English | Spanish

How to Store Breast Milk - English | Spanish

How to Use the Dr. Brown Bottle - English | Spanish

How to Use the Pigeon Nipple - EnglishSpanish

How to Use the Special Needs Feeder - English | Spanish

Is Your Breastfed Baby Getting Enough to Eat? - English | Spanish

Taste Changes - English | Spanish

What to Eat When You Breastfeed - English

Visit these websites for more information:

About We can! Ways to Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition - Department of Health and Human Services - National Institutes of Health

Educational publications - United States Department of Agriculture

Food & Nutrition Service, WIC - United States Department of Agriculture

Food and Nutrition Topics from A to Z - The Food and Nutrition Information Center, USDA - National Agricultural Library

It's About Eating Right - Get the Facts - American Dietetic Association

Nutrition and Your Health: Dietary Guidelines for Americans - United States Department of Agriculture and the United States Department of Health and Human Services

Feeding Matters - Parent Organized Partnerships Supporting Infants and Children Learning to Eat

We Can! Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition - Eating Right - National Heart Lung & Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health

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