10 FOODS NECESSARY FOR CHILDREN'S DEVELOPMENT

 

A balanced diet is very important for the growth and development of children. Experts say that some products should be preferred in childhood, because their effect determines health.

According to the Turkish media, Publika.az introduces readers to the list of healthy foods prepared for children by the famous nutritionist Ferin Batman.

 

1. Products rich in vitamin C.

 

Vitamin C needs to be met to cleanse the body of toxins and strengthen the immune system. To do this, in all seasons, 2-3 fruits a day should be included in the child's diet. Fruit cookies, fruit ice cream and smoothies can also be used to meet children's cravings for sweets.

 

2. Oats

 

Oatmeal is an excellent breakfast choice, rich in vitamin B, iron, zinc and calcium. Carbohydrate and fiber soups also give children energy.


 

3. Eggs


 

Eggs are a source of protein. It is also rich in vitamins B, E and iron. It is important to give preference to protein sources such as meat, fish, eggs, legumes and nuts in the children's menu. Egg yolk is good for young children.

 

4. Nuts


 

Nuts are a source of health for children because they need both fat and protein.

 

5. Milk and dairy products


 

Dairy products should be added to the children's menu.

 

6. Broccoli


 

Broccoli is one of the most useful vegetables for both adults and children. Vegetables rich in calcium, potassium, beta-carotene, vitamin B and other nutrients should be used regularly for children of developmental age.

 

7. Unrefined grain products

 

The nutritional value of all grain products is high. Brown rice and whole wheat bread are superior to foods made from white flour in terms of fiber, minerals and vitamins.

 

8. Protein

 

Developing children need protein. Legumes, nuts or meat, fish, chicken and turkey are some of these good choices.

 

9. Greens

 

Prefer soups, smoothies and omelets with herbs.

 

10. Fish

 

Thanks to its omega-3 content, fish protects children from chronic diseases, promotes brain development, and high protein content accelerates growth.