10 Superfoods For Babies

(Age 2yrs - 8yrs)

Eggs are a great source of energy. They are rich in proteins and also strengthen your memory skills. Easy to prepare, and yummy to taste, eggs are the easiest to mould into several dishes such as egg rolls, boiled eggs, scrambled eggs with toast and a favourite of many kids as a breakfast choice. Try it now!
Beans are not only pretty to look at, they are also delicious and come with multiple health benefits. Several kinds of beans such as kidney beans are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, and hence are essential for your kid’s brain development at this age.
Well, Popeye the sailor man loved it, and we are sure you do too; though when it comes to kids, spinach isn’t a popular choice all of a sudden. Nonetheless, it is healthy and rich in nonheme iron (something that is a must for your kid’s physical and cognitive development both) as well.You can toss some spinach with other veggies to ensure good taste. You can also spread some inside a burger and trick your kid into having something healthy, inside something tasty.
Oatmeal is a full-fledged meal for your kid. Rich in vitamin B, vitamin E, potassium and zinc it is a great source of energy and ensures your child is both healthy and energetic at school the whole day.
Yogurt is rich in calcium. Not only does it strengthen your baby’s bones, it also boosts his/her metabolism. Available in a variety of flavours, it is a must in your fridge. Trust us, your kid will love it.
You must have heard of carrots improving your eyesight. Well, it’s true! It is extremely rich in vitamin A and as a result keeps problems such as night blindness at bay.
Fish is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, proteins, calcium, and magnesium. It is good for your kid’s cognitive development and it also boosts his/her immune system.
Citrus fruits such as orange, lime, lemon and grapefruit are excellent sources of iron extraction from foods such as spinach and almonds. It is also a good for skincare and haircare.
Sweet potatoes are rich in potassium, vitamin C, fiber, folate, vitamin A, calcium and iron and hence are an excellent source of boosting your kid’s immune system. The best part about it is its taste, as well know kids love sweet! So go ahead, make your own sweet potato dishes to your kid’s delightment.
Basil leaves are rich in antioxidants, vitamins A, C, and K. They also contain iron, potassium, and calcium. They are a good source to boost your child’s metabolism and are also healthy in terms of preventing major diseases. Put basil leaves the next time you make your kid some pasta, and ensure a healthy diet for him/her on a constant basis with this easy garnishing tool.

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Happy eating!

Disclaimer: Consult your pediatrician before including these in your child’s diet to ensure no allergies or other
side effects in case of medical or any pharmaceutical prescriptions.