Give your child 16 to 24 oz of milk every day.
Limit juice. It is not necessary. If you choose to serve juice, give no more than 4 oz a day of 100% juice and always serve it with a meal.
Let your child have cool water when she is thirsty.
Offer a variety of healthy foods and snacks, especially vegetables, fruits, and lean protein.
Let your child decide how much to eat.
Be sure your child is active at home and in preschool or child care.
Apart from sleeping, children should not be inactive for longer than 1 hour at a time.
Be active together as a family.
Limit TV, tablet, or smartphone use to no more than 1 hour of high-quality programs each day.
Be aware of what your child is watching.
Don’t put a TV, computer, tablet, or smartphone in your child’s bedroom.
Consider making a family media plan. It helps you make rules for media use and balance screen time with other activities, including exercise.