What’s on your child’s plate?

Date: May, 209

ISBN: 978-1-905767-88-5



The portion size and the proportion of servings from the different food groups recommended for children’s meals depends on their age and stage. This research was commissioned by safefood to:

  • Provide insight into how and why parents estimate portion sizes; and
  • Provide insight into the proportion of different foods given at routine meals in the home and in school in comparison to those recommended by dietary guidelines.

food pyramid versus actual foods eaten