Nutrition is important during all periods of life, but it has a different significance for infancy in which the growth and development speed of a human is the highest. Healthy eating in the first age is a very good beginning to life, on the contrary a bad diet can cause inevitable health problems during the entire life.
Because of having just tiny tummies, babies can only eat in small portions. Therefore, these scarce foods should contain rich nutrients. In this quick guide you will see powerful and healthy foods for your babies.
In the first 6 months breast milk must be the only food. Because of being easy to digest, corresponding to all nutrient needs and its protective mechanism against infections it is a unique gift to us and its place can not be filled up. Having this importance, there are some points of attention for breast milk:
By 12th month, the baby reach a point where he or she can finally start to eat nearly the same foods with the other family members. Still there are many vital points, however at least the ingredients and the service style of baby foods for 1 year can be very similar to a normal healthy adult nutrition.
So after 12 months, parents should focus more on arranging portions rather than preparing special foods to nursing childs. Toddlers need a diet made up of foods from the four main food groups, in the right balance and in portion sizes just right for them. 5-5-3-2 rule is a good example of a 1 year baby food diet plan, in that it can correspond 4 pillars of nutrition:
In this quick guide, I tried to give some advise about how parents plan a healthy diet for their babies. For healthy babies, I repeat my motto: Timely, trusted, proper and enough foods.