What is Childhood Nutrition for Healthy Kids? Focusing on your child’s health is important during the years from 1 to 5. Often parents are consumed with striking a life balance and may lose sight of key nutrients and vitamins necessary for correct weight gain and proper nutrition in their small children. These are both important for their physical and mental health. At SO Nutrition we offer guidance and advice to parents who may have “difficult eaters,” children with special food requirements or those who want to ensure a healthy approach for good cardiovascular and overall health in later years. How to Improve Childhood Nutrition Just as parents are interested in correct childhood nutrition for healthy kids, it is also important to point out that it is estimated 1 in 3 children in America is overweight or obese. How to maintain proper weight yet provide the nutritional needs to your child can be confusing. It is never recommended to limit nutritional intake in small children without first seeking advice of a nutrition expert or healthcare professional. Talk to our registered dietician about advice and meal planning concerning infant nutritional needs all the way through early childhood stages and teenage years. . We offer body composition analysis for both children and adults, and we help answer questions such as: How much food does my child need? Are they getting enough calcium and iron or am I offering too many fats? Proper attention to necessary foods and portion size can be vital for healthy kids. Improving your child’s nutritional intake can positively affect the following: Physical growth and development Immune system function Weight Visual and cognitive development Cardiovascular health Digestive tract balance Neurological status Physical Fitness Eating patterns Bowel movements Let SO Nutrition help you learn infant feeding basics (breast or bottle feeding), how to reduce the risk of food allergies, proper portion size for toddlers, and how to cope with picky eaters. To get started on the path to better health, give us a call at (281) 684-4733 or fill out our form below.