In addition to children can not eat, eat more fruits and vegetables is very important to health!
The American Academy for Pediatrics recommends that babies start strengthening at the age of 6 months.
In the first stage, they should eat other foods such as rice paste, fruit paste, vegetable paste, etc., and then gradually add corn.
For infants, the best way to eat chestnut rice is to make it into paste or corn paste, which is easy to eat and digest;
When they grow up, they can chew the food with their teeth and then let them eat the original chestnut rice. It’s better after they are two years old. However, the constitution of each child is different, which can be determined according to the growth of the child.
5 benefits of millet for infants:
1. Help to gain weight
Every 100 grams of corn, about 350 calories, if the child is less than pounds, not up to the standard of weight growth, you may as well eat more.
Besides, after the complete cessation of breastfeeding, even if the baby’s weight is normal, they can continue to eat corn to maintain their weight.
2. Height development
Corn is rich in vitamin B complex, in which thiamine helps nerve and brain development. Vitamin B3 can improve metabolism, especially the metabolism of sugar, protein, and fatty acid, while folic acid helps new cell development.
3. Muscle and nerve function
Corn contains nutrients of phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, and iron at the same time, which not only helps to maintain bone health, maintain normal operation of nerves and muscles but also improves brain development, which is helpful for children’s development.
4. Improve the digestive system
If your child has constipation, it’s best to eat corn! Corn dietary fiber can help stomach digest food, help peristalsis, constipation problem can be solved soon!
5. Protect vision and skin
Corn is rich in vitamin A, which is the source of β – carotene and can make your eyesight better. It’s also an antioxidant that’s good for your baby’s skin.
However, corn’s dietary fiber is difficult to digest. Flatulence may lead to indigestion. Parents should not prepare too many portions, and when children do not want to eat again, they should not force them to do so.
If someone in the family is allergic to corn or the child has eczema, it’s better to check with the doctor first.