Archive for the ‘Baby Food’ Category
Just as it is important to feed our children in the right way, it is also giving them healthy drinks that help strengthen their healthy growth.
According to the nutritionist Marie Spano: “Water is essential to children’s health, dehydration and overheating especially in the summer months, or when children are physically active, is one of the issues that most concern nutrition scholars. Good hydration is essential to the health of children”.
Moisturize children with natural water is an excellent choice to keep them healthy, and fresh milk gives them calcium, and vitamin D essential to create bones and a healthy body. Read the rest of this entry »
Many mothers are wondering when to introduce solid foods into your baby’s diet. Well, the Canadian Paediatric Society recommends using only breast milk until six months of age, then breast milk the baby will not provide the necessary nutrients, and that’s why they need other foods.
So it’s time to start solid foods in the form of porridge. Be sure to read baby food ideas for babies, solid foods are best for this new stage of your baby.
Prepare the blender and make a list of vegetables and fruits that need. In this way you will give your little one a healthy diet. It begins with a rich carrot puree. Read the rest of this entry »
Make our children eat is in itself a difficult task. And make children eat healthy is even more complicated, but not impossible, you just have to be smarter and put to work our skills as a parent and in this case get the best recipes of dishes to get them to eat nutritious properly.
Something we differentiated and analyzed learned since childhood to date and now as an adult to the children in our family, is that our taste perception and food is not the same, so it’s no use forcing them to eat the same to us, the best is to make them fall in love with the food to your own shape.
Nutritious food choices
So far we have not met child that it can resist to such succulent dish: lasagna, as well as rich, is one of the options that we recommend to give a complete meal to our children. Among its ingredients find mostly carbohydrates having pasta and ground meat protein and to finish, plenty of vegetables, from carrots to the tomato puree. Read the rest of this entry »
Have you ever wondered how much milk you have to take your baby? Today we will explain. In infants fed breast milk exclusively, milk intake increases rapidly during the first weeks of life, and then remains between one and six months; but you have to take into account the changes occurring in the intake of breast milk, which may vary with the age and weight of the baby at this time.
Babies fed exclusively on breast milk take an average of about 750 ml. day from 1 month to 6 months, but may vary as discussed, depending on factors such as weight, when the baby has met six months intake milk depend on the intake of other foods, so the consumer milk begins to decrease gradually.
Infants under one month of age and those older than six months, take milk intake below the established average. During the first week, your baby will take between 30 ml and 60 ml at each feeding, when the baby is one month old, it will probably take between 90 and 120 ml. at each feeding, consuming a day between 400-800 ml. Read the rest of this entry »
The breakfast is one of the meals of the day key to start each morning with energy. The lack of time can not be an excuse and our children should spend at breakfast the minutes necessary to consume milk, fruit or carbohydrates. A healthy breakfast and balanced will help them have the nutrients needed to perform better in class.
As you know, the healthy breakfast should provide enough food to give energy to your children as they are in the process of growth. It is a matter of habit, because if your kids get used to devote adequate time to his breakfast, continue with this routine into adulthood and become aware best of the importance of eating well. At the same time, you are one of the evils preventing childhood: the obesity.
When children do not eat breakfast either, do not have sufficient vitality to face your day. An unsuitable breakfast causes the child requires a mid-morning energy intake and probably opt for sugar-laden foods or baked goods. To avoid this kind of habit, it is essential that your breakfast at home is healthy. Read the rest of this entry »
Autumn arrives and we want to teach healthy habits to feed our children at this time of year. Sure you try to give your children healthy food to grow strong, healthy and fit, and teach them healthy habits as a major goal of parents is to prepare the children to face the world, teaching them how to make good decisions, instill healthy habits will become healthy adults.
Healthy habits in infant feeding in autumn
- ● One of the best gifts you can give your children, is a culinary sense, teach him how to train your taste buds to enjoy many different flavors to get all the nutrients they need.
- ● Get the kids to eat foods of all colors, to find the necessary nutrients, you find mainly in fruits and vegetables and if you garden, let it be involved in the planting, tending and harvesting of food.
Feeding the babies, up to six months of life, must be exclusively breast milk on demand. However, after the first six months of life, when starts the introduction phase feed, it is possible to increase the small menu with juices, fruits and teas.
Although they seem harmless, the Teas can be harmful for children, since they are not yet with the digestive system completely formed and adapted. Therefore, it is important to choose the herbs known to be safe.
Teas ideal for children
In addition to striving for security, it is also important to analyze the properties of the tea. Teas with high content of caffeine or stimulants are not indicated. Examples of these are: green tea, black tea and mate tea. Read the rest of this entry »
Without a doubt, milk is one of the most complete and healthy to all ages — except, of course is, if you’re allergic to lactose. Ideally, children consume two glasses a day to get the necessary nutrients – calcium, iron, vitamin D, among others.
Best physical form during adulthood
Children who regularly drink milk will be in better shape for adulthood. This extends to all dairy products, and found that adults that more foods of this type had consumed when they were children were those who had better physical form and walked faster. It also reduces the possibility of breaking a bone or osteoporosis in old age.
Avoid mouth problems
Yes, as you hear it: milk, even that carries chocolate, can prevent children from diseases like cavities teeth, as well as also problems on the gums. If what we want is to avoid the dentist and that permanent teeth come out with much force, do not hesitate to give your little milk. Read the rest of this entry »
Health and good nutrition in childhood are vital to the proper development of abilities and skills in adulthood. It is essential that parents know firsthand the 5 dangerous foods for children. Provides attention, perhaps you are including any of them in the daily diet of your little ones.
Foods that may be in your pantry
If you’re that includes frying, excess sweets, few fruits and vegetables in the diet of your children this list will make you think more than twice time to go to the supermarket and choose what is beneficial or not for them.
Butter and cheese
Butter and cheese are full of harmful components for children. These are saturated fat and have some chemicals that are harmful to health. It is absolutely necessary that suppress it from your diet, but the idea is that the minimum slacken. Read the rest of this entry »
Just as we adults should and need to maintain a healthy diet, the children too. Since breastfeeding and the introduction to solid foods, they should have a balanced and nutritious menu.
The importance of healthy eating
All the physical and psychological development of a child depends on how she will feed. The World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding until six months of age (being recommended that breastfeeding continue until two years of age), and from there the food begin to be introduced in the life of the baby. This introduction should be slow and gradual, for the baby get used to new flavors and textures.
Fruits, veggies, meats, eggs, cereals and tubers, preferably organic, will be the basis of a variety of foods and nutritionally rich. Read the rest of this entry »