Snack in between meals are important for children as they provide a source of constant energy for activities. However, many children snack on non-nutritious foods which fill them up so they have tummy space for more nutritious food.


Better Snack Options
  • Milk
  • Plain unsweeted biscuits and buns
  • Cereal
  • Whole grain muffins and buns
  • Small home-made pies with filling of steamed chicken, mushroom and vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Sandwiches
  • Yogurt
  • Tau foo fah with brown sugar 
Snacks to avoid limit
  • Tidbits (crackers, chips, peanuts, candy, etc); junk food and crisps
  • Sweets and chocolates
  • Cream biscuits, cakes and pastries
  • Carbonated drinks