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Pediatric Nutrition - Patient Self-Management Tools

Nutrition


Ready, Set, Go – Children’s Guide to Healthy Living
Visual and colorful schematic that can be used by parents and children as a quick daily guide to maintain a healthy lifestyle for children. It can be hung in a child's room or on the refrigerator at home.
Source: NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation Adapted from Maine Center for Public Health
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Spotlight Diet Tools and What a Serving Looks Like
Visual and colorful schematic that can be used by parents and children to better understand serving size encouraging adherence to nutritional guidelines. It can be hung in a child's room or on the refrigerator at home.
Source: NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation
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We Can! Go Slow Whoa - Tool for Food Portion Controls
Tool for food portion control. This chart can be used as a guide to help families make smart food choices within each food group. It can be posted on a refrigerator at home or brought to the store when shopping. This tool can be used in conjunction with the "We Can! Estimated Calorie Requirements" to guide families on how much of these foods to eat.
> GO Foods—Eat almost anytime.
> SLOW Foods—Eat sometimes, or less often.
> WHOA Foods—Eat only once in a while or on special occasions.
Source: National Institutes of Health: National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute

We Can! Go Slow Whoa - Tool for Food Portion Controls (PDF)

We Can! Estimated Calorie Requirements
This chart shows how many calories are recommended for both males and females in all age groups. The energy requirements also are broken down into levels of activity from sedentary to active. This can be used in conjunction with "We Can! Go Slow Whoa - Tool for Food Portion Controls" to help families make smart food choices.
Source: National Institutes of Health: National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute

We Can! Estimated Calorie Requirements (PDF)

We Can! Grocery List Template
Parents can use this template to fill in their weekly grocery list. They can complete this sheet before every shopping trip and use it to help pick healthier items for their families. This can be used in conjunction with "We Can! Go Slow Whoa - Tool for Food Portion Controls" to help families make smart food choices.
Source: National Institutes of Health: National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute

We Can! Grocery List Template (PDF)

Tool for Children to Understand Different Hunger Levels
A visual aid to help children better understand hunger levels and their appetite for food.
Source: NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation
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