Cereals are one of the most attractive food groups in the children's diet, both for their macronutrient and micronutrient content. Oatmeal is, within them, one of the healthiest that we can offer our children. Do you want to know why it should be present in your child's diet and what is really the importance of oats in the diet of children?
Category Infant nutrition
The nutritional needs of each individual, regardless of age, are different, and therefore their intake should be as well. These intakes cannot be established by age or gender, since, although baseline needs could be considered relatively similar - as long as weight and height were - children are not all equally active, so they should not eat what same.
A good diet is vital for the child to grow up healthy and strong. Eating well affects not only their physical growth, but also their intellectual development.A correct feeding of the child during the first years of life can positively affect their health, as well as their ability to learn, communicate with others, think and rationalize, socialize, adapt to new environments and people and, above all, in their school performance.
New technologies have given us access to more information on health and food issues. There are tens, hundreds and thousands of web pages or Twitter, Facebook or Instagram accounts that give advice on how to take care of yourself and how to prepare healthy and healthy recipes for the family. With so much information, we run the risk of falling into the trap of false nutritionists or dietitians.
The use of vitamin supplements without medical advice is totally contraindicated. In addition, in the case of children, it is not a benefit but on the contrary, it can be counterproductive. Discover the dangerous fad of giving vitamin supplement gummies to children that is growing up in many countries in recent months.
The health and well-being of children depends on food. Parents and educators must convey to the child the idea that food is not played because our health depends on it and we must give food the importance it deserves. This means taking a break a day to sit at the table and take center stage as diners in front of the food that we are going to have.
Although nutritionists and good eating regulations keep repeating that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, many of us do not give it the least importance. The alarm clock rings and between the shower, dressing and rushing, we always end up having the same breakfast.The bad thing about not eating breakfast as we should is that our children end up following our rhythm.
Children's breakfast should be the most important meal of the day. A balanced breakfast for children is made up of milk, fruit or juice, and carbohydrates. According to data from the Spanish Ministry of Health and Consumption, only 7.5 percent of Spanish children eat breakfast correctly.
Just as we educate our children in values such as respect, equality or solidarity, why don't we do the same with food? Today we want to talk to you about the importance of educating the palate of children to instill in them good eating habits and that they eat healthy and healthy. Children first come into contact with flavors in their fetal stage, during gestation.
Yogurts are considered super foods during childhood and adolescence, even more so than the milk from which they come, mainly because they are easier to digest than this. But since we know that not all those that exist on the market have the same composition - some may contain more sugar than a soft drink - we are going to try to find the healthiest yogurts for children.
Neither consumption of milk makes a cold worse, nor is orange juice a substitute for a piece of fruit. These are just some of the myths about infant feeding that circulate around. Today we are ready to shed some light on these & 34; affirmations & 34; and to confirm once and for all what is true and what is a hoax.
Food can become a topic of ongoing discussion for many families whenever they sit around the table. When a child who does not want to eat or takes a long time to eat certain foods touches, parents sometimes despair and make the great mistake of turning food into a reward or a punishment.
Getting children used to the taste of vegetables is a challenge for many families. But how should we do it? Is it good to camouflage vegetables to children or should they offer them fresh so that they get used to their taste? In this video, the doctor of psychology, Silvia Alava, answers our questions and offers us some tips to make the vegetables more attractive for children.
If your child worries you at mealtime, refuses to try new foods and you think that you will not be able to change their attitude towards food, in this video, the psychologist Silvia Álava offers us some keys so that your child eats everything A healthy and balanced diet is essential for the development and growth of children, but how can parents get their children to eat everything?
Yet another reason not to offer your child fast food or fast food: children who eat junk food get worse grades. And we do not say it, it says it a study of the University of Ohio carried out to students of fifth and eighth grade, who already take exams of subjects like language, mathematics and science.
The Mediterranean culture has one of its most important pillars in the kitchen and in the act of cooking. Unfortunately, the lack of time in the busy lives of adults constitutes one of the difficulties that are most influencing the negative change in eating habits in Spain. However, cooking at home and eating as a family are traditions that we should not lose for many reasons.
Although a healthy and balanced diet should be the basic one in childhood to avoid present and future health problems and to keep obesity at bay, this diet can also be an ally to control stress, mood swings and even achieve a rest pattern appropriate to the child's age.
Why is drinking milk so important in infant feeding? Milk and, in general, all dairy products, are one of the main sources of calcium for the body, a basic nutrient for the formation of bones and teeth. But what happens when a child does not like milk?
The labels that we find on baby food contain tremendously interesting information that can help us decide whether or not we want to incorporate it into the diet of our little ones and how to do it. Today we want to help you interpret the labels of baby food so that you know what you are giving your child.
Why are not all fats bad for infants? And, although many think otherwise, there are fats that are important and necessary for the development and growth of children. So should we give the child fat? Are all fats the same? Why do some have such a bad reputation?
We parents have a continuous war with our children around food. The reason? The happy sugar, which is present in more foods than we think and in exaggerated quantities. If you are also in the phase of looking for ways to reduce the consumption of sugar in the family diet, the next time you go shopping, take this table of the most sugary baby foods with you.