Meals served in our Centres | PCF Sparklelink

Meals served in our Centres | PCF Sparklelink

Meals served in our Centres | PCF Sparklelink

Meals served in our Centres | PCF Sparklelink

Meals served in our Centres | PCF Sparklelink
Meals served in our Centres | PCF Sparklelink
Meals served in our Centres | PCF Sparklelink

Meals served in our Centres

22 September 2020

Good nutrition is fundamental for every child’s growth and development during, especially in their early years. At Sparkletots, we ensure that our children have a well-balanced diet by providing healthy and delicious meals everyday. Quality ingredients are used and every meal is low in sugar, salt and fat. 🍲🍛🍝

Meals served in Centre

  • Food ingredients and seasoning used to prepare the children’s meals are low in sugar, salt and fat.
  • Food are prepared with healthier cooking oil.
  • Children are not served deep fried items at centre.
  • Calcium rich food sources (e.g. milk, Calcium fortified soy milk, cheese, tofu) are served daily (CC/DS/EY) / twice a week (KN) to ensure children have sufficient calcium in their diet for building of strong bones and teeth.

 

Children are served with healthy meals from the 4 food groups during lunch:

  • wholegrain carbohydrate staples
  • skinless poultry / fish
  • fruits
  • vegetables
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    Recommended number of servings per day for children of different age groups.

    Food groups Recommended number of serving per day
    1-2 years old 3 – 6 years old
    Wholegrain staples 2 – 3 serving 3 – 4 Serving
    Meat & Alternatives 2 serving
    (1½ of which comes from dairy/calcium containing food)
    2 serving
    (1 of which comes from comes from dairy/calcium containing food)
    Fruits ½ – 1 serving 1 serving
    Vegetable ½ serving 1 serving

    *With reference from Health Promotion Board, the recommended number of servings a day

    Example of 1 serving of food for various food groups for reference.

    Food groups Example of per serving
    Wholegrain staples 2 slice of wholemeal bread (60g)

    ½ bowl rice (Rice bowl) (100g)

    ½ bowl noodle, beehoon or spaghetti (100g)

    1 large potato (130g)

    1½ cup plain cornflakes (40g)

    4 plain biscuit (40g)

    Meat & Alternatives 1 palm size of lean meat, skinless poultry or fish (90g)

    2 small block soft beancurd (170g)

    ¾ cup cooked pulses (e.g. lentils, beans, peas) (120g)

    Fruits 1 small apple, orange, pear or mango (130g)

    1 wedge pineapple, watermelon, papaya (130g)

    10 grapes or longan (50g)

    1 medium banana

    Vegetable ¾ mug cooked leafy vegetable (100g)

    ¾ mug cooked non leafy vegetable (100g)

    Raw leafy vegetable (150g)

    Raw non-leafy vegetable (100g)

    ¼ round plate of cooked vegetable (10-inch plate)

    Dairy/ Calcium Containing Food 2 glasses of milk (250ml per serve)

    2 slices of cheese

    *With reference from Health Promotion Board, My Healthy Plate

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