Posts Tagged ‘calcium’
How to adopt healthy habits from an early age?
Good habits are consolidated more easily when you’re a kid, especially if the sample is given by parents, so it is very important to check and modify or reinforce a lifestyle food properly for the whole family.Under 12 years children are more at risk of malnutrition by default, because the need for energy and nutrients is higher in relation to the weight of the adult, the power must be particularly careful to promote normal development and conduct of normal physical activities. Read the rest of this entry »
Your child gets enough calcium?
1.5 kg of calcium stored in the body, mainly in the bone. Only a small part of this vital mineral floats in the blood. Here he provides for the proper function of muscles, nerves and the cardiovascular system. Calcium also plays a role in blood clotting.
Many parents know that calcium is essential in the growth phase for the construction of the bones. It is the main component of the skeletal system. But how much calcium does a child need? The German Nutrition Society recommends 800 mg per day for 7-10 year olds, similar to the requirement of an adult.
Calcium is the number one supplier of milk
With milk and milk products such as cheese, yogurt and butter milk of calcium is needed to cover most easily. Quark is less suitable because of its production of calcium are lost. Some children do not like the pure milk. Read the rest of this entry »
Healthy nutrition for children
Childhood is the stage of life more important because there are changes constantly, so it is essential to take into account the importance of infant feeding. From healthy nutrition, balanced and complete children can achieve better physical and intellectual development.
Childhood is the stage of life where most changes occur, these changes are related to the physical and intellectual growth of children, it is the importance of infant feeding.
Inside the womb the child depends on the power of the mother for normal development, after birth until his late teens need to incorporate essential nutrients, to ensure their physical and intellectual growth. Read the rest of this entry »
Milks growth are, under the new name, dairy foods for young children, ie aged 1 to 3 years. It advises them to breakfast and lunch, in addition to a varied and up to 500 ml per day. Like other infant formulas, their composition is strictly regulated. Their main characteristic is to provide children with items that are rare or absent naturally in cow’s milk, thereby contributing to their development. Read the rest of this entry »
Each child has a different personality. However, most children go through periods where they have difficulty assessing a variety of nutritious foods. Some even categorically refuse food they used to eat with gusto. As parents and educators, you probably ask several questions about feeding children.
With age, children adopt different eating habits and try to mimic those around them. Moreover, as they often eat out, they must find good meals and healthy snacks in order to have optimal development and best possible resistance to infection. In the diets of children, some nutrients such as iron and calcium should be monitored closely. It is important to give them food to achieve the recommended intakes. This section includes tips on serving sizes and the quantities consumed by children. Read the rest of this entry »
Eating behaviors of children
Children get older, adopt different behaviors. Some changes in behavior relating to food and are only temporary and they fit into a normal phase transition. The important thing here is to offer a variety of foods for your child. An interesting little trick: do participate in meal preparation. There will be increased to taste the dishes he has prepared and will be proud of him!
Some tips to increase your child’s appetite
Take time to sit down to eat and close television to promote discussion.
Do not usually make another meal when the child refuses the meal prepared, it encourages its whims.
Avoid giving out punishments and rewards based on the child’s appetite.
Accept some of his refusal, but beware of whims.
If a child refuses a food, present it to him again as he discovers really. You may need to use this strategy before the child accepts and develops a taste for that food. Read the rest of this entry »
While you might think that once in the diet of your little star began to foods other than milk, and perhaps for this reason think it is no longer necessary, you’re in a big mistake: in its development not only milk necessary but “vital.” Milk is essential for children throughout their childhood but their need for milk, once passed ¬ year-old – can compensate by eating cheese is not salty or too ripe. If your little one decides one day not to drink milk, you can “disguise” in chocolate drinks, mix it with custard or presented with cereal for breakfast or snack.
Your little claim 24 ounces of milk “full” day. The skim milk is not recommended because children’s growth requires fatty acids for brain development and increased its size.
If your baby loves the bottle and refuses to leave, you should consider alternatives to fill this container. Of course you should be ready for change because once you leave the bottle and give it their drinks in glass, liquid will be scattered throughout the house so the best alternative we can suggest is to buy one of those sippy cup with lid thread and a sort of peak to drink.
Do not let the little one takes a bottle to bed because the sugar in the preparation of milk is the best way for their teeth cavities are filled quickly. Read the rest of this entry »
Growing, your child should eat a varied and balanced. To be sure to avoid deficiencies, meals should contain foods from all groups. But it must of course respect his appetite.
A balanced diet is based on knowledge of the six classes of nutrients (dairy, meats and fish, fats, cereals and sugar products, fruit and vegetables) and on two simple principles:
All food groups should be represented in the menus of a child. This principle should not apply in the context of a day, but the week or even months. This ensures the simplest of comprehensive, varied, attractive and avoiding failings;
The child’s appetite is the only criterion which should determine consumption. It is not necessary except in case of particular disease, to define the amount of food a child should consume.
Contributions of the different food groups
GROUP I Milk and milk products ,protein, calcium
GROUP II Meat, egg, fish,protein
GROUP III Animal fats,saturated fatty acids,vegetable fats ,polyunsaturated fatty acids
GROUP IV Cereals, sugary foods,carbohydrates, proteins
GROUP V Raw vegetables and fruits,minerals, vitamins
GROUP VI Cooked vegetables and fruits,vitamins, minerals, cellulose