Blended Food Through The Tube!

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14-18 year-old FEMALES
Calories goal: 1800

•Milk/dairy 3 cups
•Lean meat/beans 5oz or 150g
•Fruits 1.5 cup
•Vegetables 2.5 cup
•Grains 6oz or 180g


4-8 year-old FEMALES
Calories goal: 1200

•Milk/dairy 2 cups
•Lean meat/beans 3oz or 90g
•Fruits 1.5 cups
•Vegetables 1 cups
•Grains 4oz or 120g

Feeding bolus amounts

1 year olds about 4-6oz (120-180ml)

2-3 year olds about 5-8oz (150-210ml)

4-8 year olds greater than 5oz (210ml)

9-19 year olds greater than 6oz  (240ml)

American Academy of Pediatrics recommended calories and foods by age.

Use this as a guideline for your daily blend

Fluid by weight


2-3-year-old
Calories goal: 1000

•Milk/dairy 2 cups
•Lean meat/beans 2oz or 60g
•Fruits 1 cup
•Vegetables 1 cup
•Grains 3oz or 90g


9-13 year-old MALES
Calories goal: 1800

•Milk/dairy 3 cups
•Lean meat/beans 5oz or 150g
•Fruits 1.5 cups
•Vegetables 2.5 cups
•Grains 6oz or 180g


4-8 year-old MALES
Calories goal: 1400

• Milk/dairy 2 cups
•Lean meat/beans 4oz or 120g
•Fruits 1.5 cups
•Vegetables 1.5 cups
•Grains 5oz or 150g

1 year old

Calories goal: 900
•Milk/dairy 2 cups
•Lean meat/beans 1.5oz or 45g
•Fruits 1 cup
•Vegetables ¾ cup
•Grains 2oz or 60g


9-13 year-old FEMALES
Calories goal: 1600

•Milk/dairy 3 cups
•Lean meat/beans 5oz or 150g
•Fruits 1.5 cups
•Vegetables 2 cups
•Grains 5oz or 150g


14-18 year-old MALES
Calories goal: 2200

•Milk/dairy 3 cups
•Lean meat/beans 6oz or 180g
•Fruits 2 cups
•Vegetables 3 cups
•Grains 7oz or 210g