What are the best foods for one year babynutrition Corner
Serve the normal food which you and your family eats. Offer the child variety of foods. Include foods from all the five food groups - 1)Cereals / millets like ragi, bajra, wheat, oats, rice , suji etc. 2) Protein foods like dals or pulses, egg, chicken, fish, paneer etc 3) Fruits and vegetables - Include rainbow of fruits and vegetables as different fruits and vegetables have different antioxidants and helps in immunity boosting 4) Fats - Fats like ghee, butter, oils etc 5) Dairy - Milk and milk products to provide Ca and Vitamin D for healthy bones and teeth. Try including the foods from all these 5 food groups in a day. Serve the kid 3 main meals and 2-3 snacks in addition to the milk. Serve items with whole milk like custards, pancakes,porridge etc and also try including combination meals like fruit milk shake or vegetable- dal- rice khichdi or vegetable- dal- dalia etc. Nuts can also be included - u can powder it and add the 1/2 nuts mix to the foods like milk based porridge etc.