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The benefits of breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is the best way to meet the needs of the infant. Breast milk contains minerals, all of which are adapted to the digestive system of the newborn and evenly balanced. He brings more antibodies that strengthen the immune system. Generally, a nursing child is stronger than formula-fed infant in the first months of life. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends breastfeeding for six months.
Breastfeeding is a special moment between mother and infant. It helps build an emotional bond and unique sensory. Finally, it facilitates the depletion of the mother. Read the rest of this entry »
Breast milk is milk that best suits the needs of baby
If breast milk is milk that best suits the needs of babies is that it contains all that is essential to its needs for growth and development and that it protects against many infections. The milk -feeding is unique and inimitable, although there are some very good milk substitutes. Whenever possible, breast feeding should be promoted, at least the first four months. 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 »
At 2 years, the child begins to have 4 meals a day
After 2 years of age the child for 4 meals a day (breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner) and in some cases can take a supplement in the form of dairy milk and cookies before bedtime. It is of fundamental importance to distribute the energy intake of the four basic foods such as eating habits at this age will be the guide for the adult age.
The calories should be distributed as follows
Breakfast 25% of caloric intake of the day
30% food energy intake of the day
Snack 15% of caloric intake of the day
Dinner 30% of caloric intake of the day Read the rest of this entry »
If the infant is one of the workhorses of all parents, no doubt another of the constant struggles especially in the first years of life, sleep, and both are related, which is an added incentive to look after food of children.
When sleep will secrete some hormones like growth hormone, prolactin, and melatonin, and neurotransmitters, particularly serotonin. Some foods for their nutritional composition has a direct action on the different phases of sleep, so we must monitor them if they notice that our children do not sleep well.
With these guidelines in the head you some tips on what foods we should eat to promote sleep and what we should avoid Read the rest of this entry »
For the child is breast-feeding is the best form of nutrition, since the composition of breast milk the child’s needs is matched to optimal. But would it still can happen that a mother cannot or do not breastfeed or not breastfeed.
Then must be fed with formula, known as infant formulas, so that the infant is fed.
Industrially produced here should be finished milk used because they best alternative to breast milk is. Bottle-feeding should not be made. Used to own preparation of bottle feeding cow’s milk, soy milk, almond milk or fresh corn milk, intolerance and malnutrition can occur. The babies’ most important food hygiene is hardly guaranteed. Read the rest of this entry »
If it were only for the taste of the child, there would possibly every day French fries, hamburgers, sausages and white bread or toast – and lots of chocolate, ice cream and other sweets. Fat and sweet, the dear children. However, they eat too much of it, they are not only overweight. Then you are missing important vitamins and minerals they need for their development.
However, do not force your child to eat something it does not like. Or he constantly denied that he longs or the other children (allegedly) eat May always. Food should always be pleasure, so fat and sweets must not be taboo. On the quantity that counts. Read the rest of this entry »