Time and attention are necessary to make certain young children get all the nutrients they need for normal growth and development, and well-planned vegetarian and vegan eating patterns are healthy for infants and toddlers.
Until solid foods are introduced – preferably at about six months – breast milk can be a complete source of nutrition for infants. However, three nutrients may warrant additional consideration. Ask your doctor for advice.
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If your child eats a variety of foods, supplements may not be needed. However, if you're unsure about your child's nutrient intake, get expert advice.
Quick and convenient, more than 1500 varieties of canned foods appear on today's supermarket shelves offering everything from traditional fare to a variety of nutritionally positioned products such as sodium-free, low-fat, no-added-sugar and others.
Good dental care begins at birth – even before baby teeth appear! Healthy teeth let children chew food easier, learn to talk clearly, and smile with self-assurance.
Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.
Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.
To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.
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