Balanced Diet Plan for School Going Kids

Healthy diet is a crucial element for child’s physical and mental development. Hence, you need to focus on introducing a diet plan that is high on nutrient yet attractive which children love.

It may not be really easy for you to make your child follow a diet right away but with little regular efforts and time, your child will get used to it.

Here is a sample diet plan for school going kids:

Time Meal
7:00 a.m. 1 glass Early Morning           Milk
4 Almonds
7:30 a.m 1 egg Omelette
11:15 a.m Lunch Box meal – Mix veg paratha with chutney Or Vegetable franky and Chikki/laddoo
1:30 p.m. Lunch Box meal
1 apple/mango/seasonal fruit
and snack
3:00 p.m. Home Lunch
1 roti, rice, curd, dal/vegetable
4.30 p.m. Milkshake and Khakra/ bhel/ sprouts chaat
7.30 p.m. 2 rotis and 1 Vegetable and daal/rice
9.30 p.m. 1 cup milk.


Foods to Include in your School Going Child’s Diet

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Green vegetables
  • Whole grains
  • Pulses
  • Milk
  • Egg
  • Chicken
  • Nuts
  • Oilseeds
  • Milk
  • Milk products

Foods to Avoid in your School Going Child’s Diet

  • Extra sweets
  • Processed food
  • Fried food
  • Cream
  • Packed foods
  • Butter
  • Mutton
  • Mayonnaise
  • Margarine
  • Fried chicken
  • Meat


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