5 Foods That Your Baby Will Love
Your baby has just begun eating solid foods, and there is a world of variety available! Which should you pick?
Fruits and vegetables available in the colors of the rainbow will not only make your baby smile, but will also provide an assortment of nutrients to keep your baby healthy. Here is our round-up of the foods most loved by babies:
Children are inclined to some foods more than others, yet pears win every time! Pears are full of water and fiber, leaving your baby feeling satisfied and full. High in vitamin C, pears are also packed with antioxidants and phytonutrients. Very ripe pears are almost mashed, and your baby can bite into them easily. Deliciously sweet and nutritionally dense, pears are a great food choice for your baby.
Bananas: Baby’s Buddies
Sweet, soft and the color of happy sunshine, bananas will instantly light up your baby’s face. Packed with A, B and C vitamins, they also contain essential minerals such as potassium and magnesium. Dense in dietary fiber, they give your baby a healthy digestive cycle. Mashed, blended or sliced, your baby will love them!
Pumpkins Are Perfect!
Pumpkins are the kings of nutrition – dense in nutrients but low in calories, so your children can eat them to their hearts’ content. Pumpkins are dense in vitamin A and antioxidants. Known to improve immunity, pumpkins also safeguard eye health. Chop into cute cubes and lightly steam them to bring out a burst of flavor and nutrition. You could also blend them into soups that your baby will spoon up happily!
Carrots are a rich source of beta-carotene, which lends them their beautiful orange color. Beta-carotene is converted into vitamin A in the body, and ensures good eyesight. Carrots are also dense in Biotin (a B-vitamin) and vitamin K. Take comfort in the fact that carrots are so good for your baby, and are a colorful addition to your baby’s meal.