Lots of kids want to know which foods to eat to be healthy or lose weight. Most kids don’t need to be on diets, but here’s something kids can do to eat healthier: Learn the difference between Go, Slow, and Whoa foods.
These are foods that are good to eat almost anytime. They are the healthiest ones. Example: skim and low-fat milk.
These are sometimes foods. They aren’t off-limits, but they shouldn’t be eaten every day. At most, eat them several times a week. Example: waffles and pancakes.
These foods should make you say exactly that — Whoa! Should I eat that? Whoa foods are the least healthy and the most likely to cause weight problems, especially if a person eats them all the time.