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Toddler Nutritional Needs

How Much Should a Toddler Be Eating?

Some toddlers are notoriously picky and others nosh on just about anything. Before stressing about what is actually making it into your child's mouth, take this quiz to see how much you know about a toddler's nutritional needs.

How Much Should a Toddler Be Eating?

What calorie range does the average toddler need to eat each day?

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Roarman Roarman 6 years
I found this very misleading. The milk one was definitely incorrect and I feel that the grain one was incorrect. We should be eating only whole grains if possible.
Pampire Pampire 6 years
4/6 not too bad!
Pampire Pampire 6 years
4/6 not too bad!
tinyflame tinyflame 6 years
Your answer: Between 1,000 and 1,400 caloriesCorrect answer: Between 800 and 1,000 caloriesAccording to WebMD, "Toddlers need between 1,000 and 1,400 calories a day, depending on their age, size, and physical activity level (most are considered active)."This is what it told me...I think it's wrong...
tinyflame tinyflame 6 years
Your answer: Between 1,000 and 1,400 calories Correct answer: Between 800 and 1,000 calories According to WebMD, "Toddlers need between 1,000 and 1,400 calories a day, depending on their age, size, and physical activity level (most are considered active)." This is what it told me...I think it's wrong...
Moms Moms 6 years
we'll get something up meandtheo!
meandtheo meandtheo 6 years
thanks for the quiz, which i failed miserably... i was excited when i saw the post and a little bummed when i saw it was a quiz, not because i dont like quizzes (i actually like testing my knowledge) but because i was hoping to get some good info about this subject. maybe a post about this subject in the near future? :)
NyckieRocks NyckieRocks 6 years
Wow, I thought I was feeding my little guy so well! 1/6!! Eeee, not good!
kty kty 6 years
3/6....my toddler is such a picky eater,but i feel really dumb too
cirrus1701 cirrus1701 6 years
Oh man! I feel really dumb. Gotta grab my little girl and run off to the store. Oy!!
cirrus1701 cirrus1701 6 years
Oh man! I feel really dumb. Gotta grab my little girl and run off to the store. Oy!!
sham28 sham28 6 years
1/6- I guess I shouldn't be feeding a toddler anytime soon.
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