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Table 1 Flemish Food Based Dietary Guidelines for preschoolers [23]

From: Dietary sources of energy and macronutrient intakes among Flemish preschoolers

Food group Children 1 - 3 years Children 3 - 6 years
Water   
   Liquids 0.5 - 1 litre 1.5 litre
Cereal and potatoes   
   Bread 1-3 slices (30-100 g) 3-5 slices (100-150 g)
   Potatoes 1-2 pieces (50-100 g) 1-4 pieces (50-200 g)
Vegetables   
   Cooked vegetables should be alternated with raw vegetables 1-2 vegetable spoons (50-100 g) 2-3 vegetable spoons (100-150 g)
Fruit 1-2 pieces (100-200 g) 1-2 pieces (100-200 g)
Dairy and calcium enriched soy drinks   
   Milk (whole fat milk up to the age of 4 years) 4 beakers (500 ml) 4 beakers (500 ml)
   Cheese 1/2 slice (10 g) 1/2-1 slice (10-20 g)
Meat, fish, eggs and meat substitutes (e.g. tofu)   
   Meat, meat products (cold cuts), poultry, fish (raw weight) 30-50 g 50-75 g
OR   
   Meat substitute (tofu, tempe, mycoproteins) 30-50 g 50-75 g
OR   
   Mushrooms (cooked weight) 50 g 100 g
OR   
   Eggs 1 per week 1 per week
OR   
   Legumes (dry weight) 1 tablespoon (15 g) 2 tablespoons (30 g)
   Legumes (cooked weight) 3 tablespoons (50 g) 6 tablespoons (100 g)
Fat (baking & spreadable)   
   On bread 5 g per slice of bread 5 g per slice of bread
   Oil or baking fat ≤ 15 g ≤ 15 g
Residual group (e.g. soft drinks, candy, etc.) discouraged discouraged