How can my child eat healthy without citrus fruit?
My child has oral allergy syndrome and cannot eat more fresh fruits, but I want her to eat healthy this summer. What are some alternatives to fresh fruit? Canned stuff is well, but more expensive and has some corn syrup in it.
Well, she should have a salad of lettuce, peppers and cucumbers (with a little sauce if you wish) once a day. Your breakfast must have some grains, dairy and fruit – preferably a banana. For lunch you need a bit of grain, a vegetable (like broccoli), wheat, protein (like tofu) and dairy. For dinner, make sure you have very little grain, dairy, salad and more proteins – such as beans, tofu or soy. Be sure to make your breakfast the biggest meal and dinner your smallest meal.
Diana Cohen, a Houston, TX nutritionist
Kids with Allergies