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One to three years, the child made many discoveries about the taste and nutrition. It is essential to accompany the steps of his explorations buds. Read the rest of this entry »
There are always periods when children are very picky and eat certain foods do not want. As long as developing body size and body weight, age appropriate and the kids are awake and alert, must make the parents worry. Children imitate adult role models and need to be happy. When parents eat a balanced and happy, then generally the offspring followed the good example. Sometimes children use the meals but also for power struggles to impose its will. This is what parents should not get involved. A quiet, stress-free atmosphere at the table is the requirement that it tastes good. With “food detractors” Parents should have patience and they always offer a variety of food. One day, curiosity and try to win the children. If they can also help with the cooking, the chance is high that the meal is eaten. Read the rest of this entry »
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 »
Some key principles
Every baby is different, so the best way to feed it well is to feed the demand. Thus we do not wake a baby to feed. However, it is preferable to observe a minimum interval of 2 hours 30 for the digestion bottle. In terms of quantity, it usually will drink what it needs. Sometimes he will end his bottle, other times not, in any case do not force it. The best way to tell if a baby has eaten is simply to look after the feeding, a baby who falls asleep peacefully and sleeps at least 2 hours 30 is a happy baby. Read the rest of this entry »
After two years, and until the age of three, the child usually goes through a stage that could be defined as “indecision” want a little of everything, and sometimes have tantrums because they want everything, but not even they know very well what they want. For this reason, they annoy and embarrass the parents when these occur in public tantrums.
At this age, your child has learned that can influence the world around him, so it becomes disobedient, in order to assert their independence and are different from the others, but especially about his mother, with which previously had a symbiotic relationship. This desire for autonomy, however, is often a symptom of uncertainty and consternation, that little can be manifested by sticking to the side of the mother or fond of almost sick with a blanket, a cuddly stuffed animal or object that reminds you to contact with the mother in some way. It may also have other behaviors that make you pleasure, such as thumb sucking or rubbing the ear lobe. Read the rest of this entry »
Balanced, regular and varied: nutrition during lactation
Nursing mothers have an increased calorie needs. This is especially true in the first months. Nutrient-rich foods are the first choice. Also, an additional vitamin and mineral supply, you should pay particular attention.
Now it may be more like calories
While breast-feeding additional energy and nutrients needed to feed a baby with breast milk. So you do in the first four months of the birth of your child per day or about 630 calories in addition to the basic needs of about 2,000 calories. So if you feel hungrier through breastfeeding, can and should give you the feeling of hunger now quiet. The additional requirement of 630 calories per day also corresponds, for example, or for meat / meat and fish per week: Read the rest of this entry »
It is estimated that 6% of infants, 3% of children aged 10 years and about 1-2% of adults are affected by one or more food allergies. Although any food can trigger an allergic reaction, milk, soy, eggs, wheat, tree nuts, sesame, peanuts, crustaceans and molluscs are in Canada, the foods most often implicated in severe allergic reactions. Allergic reactions usually occur within 60 minutes after ingestion of the food in question. However, there may be reaction to 4 hours post-ingestion. Skip this period; it is unlikely to be a food allergy. The majority of children will lose their food allergies with age, except for children with peanut allergy, which usually remain allergic for life. Read the rest of this entry »
The fish is packed with omega-3 fatty acids which play an important role in the brain and eyesight. However, some fish contain too many contaminants for growing children. We must therefore choose the types of fish they are offered.
Fish provides children with a host of valuable nutrients, like high-quality protein, iron, vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids.
The omega-3 fatty acids found in fish (DHA) are the basic materials of the brain. As the child’s brain reaches its adult size 5 or 6 years, the Fish is an important food of the diet.
But fish also contain contaminants such as mercury, in varying quantities. To minimize the risks associated with mercury while enjoying the virtues of fish carefully choose the fish and seafood that you will serve your children. Read the rest of this entry »
A good diet provides the body young and healthy, balanced growth. Maintaining power in this period of life is essential to avoid being overweight brings with it problems in the physical and psychological health of the child. It is estimated that approximately 40% of children and 60% of obese adolescents will remain so even in adulthood, with all the negative consequences of the case.
According to epidemiological studies in Italy Official obese children are approximately 4% and 20% are overweight. These percentages increase year after year and most recent data indicate that the phenomenon of obesity now affects more than 15% of children.
For a child to have a mother or father obese is a major risk factor that increases by 40% the chance that he will become an obese adult. If both parents are overweight clear that risk increases to 80%. No doubt the origin of the phenomenon, there is a genetic predisposition but even more important is the influence of the bad habits passed from parents and society.
Diet plays an important role in the development of ‘ Obesity: today more than ever, many children eat badly, consuming too much fat and prefer foods with high caloric density.
For parents, it becomes extremely important to monitor and correct the dietary habits of their children.
Overweight and obesity in childhood are related to the simultaneous presence of two factors, on the one hand, a poor diet characterized by high consumption of high calorie foods rich in fat and simple sugars, the other a sedentary lifestyle and the reduction of time devoted to physical activity. The first measures to be taken will then be directed to the reduction in weight, with particular attention to the consumption of sugars (sweets, soft drinks and fruit juices) and encouraging the practice of regular exercise. Read the rest of this entry »
Milk, milk, milk – just need the babies in the first 4 to 5 months. Of course, these are not the traditional cow’s milk from the supermarket (which does not contain all the necessary vitamins and nutrients), but either the mother’s milk (if you’re breastfeeding) or the pre-milk (powdered milk), which it in the drugstore market under names such as “first milk”, “Premilch”, “follow-on milk” (suitable for age) were obtained.
Of course, they can also combine both types (pre-milk and breast milk) – but it can very quickly lead to her baby (and her body) to the easy administration used to in pre-milk…