Nutrition for babies under 1 year old: 9 taboo dishes


6-month-old infant is able to start practicing solid foods and explore diverse food world than breast milk or formula. When updating nutrition menu for the baby, the mother should avoid 9 dishes to make them grow healthy and most comprehensive.

1. Salt

When processing the infant nutrition snack collection, such as flour or porridge, mothers absolutely should not add spice, sugar or salt. The kidneys of infants do not adapt much salt intake from food, which is very vulnerable to overloaded activity.

Some foods that contain high levels of salt such as cheese, sausages, grilled meats should also beyond the list of foods intended for infants under 1 year old. When buying food for babies, mothers remember to check the ingredients on the packaging whether they contain salt or not!

2. Shellfish

Most nutrition experts recommend that children over 1 year old can eat all kinds of shellfish, such as shrimp, crab, clams, snails, mussels, … They are foods that easily cause allergies, especially with children under 1 year of age, the baby’s digestive system is too immature.

If there is a family who are allergic to seafood, mothers should be careful and consult a doctor before you intend to take shellfish in infant nutrition menu.

3. The soft cheeses

Babies under 1 year old can eat cheese, but should stay away from soft and wet type. The risk of listeria infection from eating cheese is very high. The source of Calcium supplying of healthy for infants from breast milk and formula milk is still the best. If necessary, the mother can feed your baby with hard cheese or cream cheese for added calcium to children.

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