Protein, carbohydrate and fat are the primary energy sources for your body.1 In addition to protein, carbohydrates and fats, the body also needs essential vitamins and minerals. Choosing a balanced diet can help give you and your family the fuel to start the day off right.
Protein is important for kids – particularly as they grow and develop. It's the major building block for every cell in the body, including muscle.1,7 Protein, along with calcium and other essential nutrients, also helps to build strong bones.6,7
Help give your child a great start to the morning by offering them a balanced breakfast* that includes protein.
- It is recommended that each day, kids 4-13 years of age eat about 0.45 grams of protein and 14-18 year olds eat 0.4 grams of protein for every pound they weigh.1
What is the Minimum Requirement for My Kid?
1 Ounce of Cheese
2 Tablespoons Peanut Butter
3 Ounces Meat, Fish, Poultry
1 Cup Cooked Dried Beans