Children Healthy Nutrition

Healthy Meals Children, Children Healthy Nutrition, Balanced Diet Children: Good nutrition and a balanced diet help kids grow up healthy. Here's how to improve nutrition and encourage smart eating habits.

* Ketchup

Usually you might get worried with the fact that your kid eats everything with sauce. Let them continue eating ketchup as it contains a natural cancer fighting compound called lycopene.

* Kiwifruit

This has more vitamin C than orange. It is rich in fibers and antioxidants that help protect the body’s cells from getting damaged.

* Orange Juice

Out of all the natural juices, orange juice is the most nutritious. It contains lots of vitamin C, foliate and potassium. The calcium, fortified one is the best for kids who don’t want to drink milk.

* Sweet Potatoes

Slice it into strips, use little oil and bake into fries which will be serving all the vitamin A that a kid requires in a day.

* Whole Wheat Bread

It is rich in fiber. Start with wheat bread first. When your kids transform into toddlers, get them used to whole wheat bread. Other such options may be brown rice, whole wheat muffins etc.

* Tortillas

These are low in fat. Roll them up with ham or turkey, slice into wheels, cut them into wedges, and then bake to make low-fat chips. You can also top with chopped vegetables and melted cheese.

* Cantaloupe

It is one of the rare fruits containing both beta carotene and vitamin C. It is a great substitute for kids who are not vegetable eaters.

* Peanut Butter

Peanut butter has become very popular among kids. It is rich in protein and a good source of fiber. Spread on bread or thin with water to make a tasty dip for your toddler.

* Parmesan Cheese

Each serve of this grated cheese provide close to 10% of daily requirement of calcium. You can sprinkle it on top of pastas, pizzas, vegetables, salads and eggs.

* Yogurt 8

ounces of yogurt provides around 250 to 450 milligrams of calcium. While purchasing, look for ones that are low in fat. These beneficiary bacteria in yoghurt boost the health of your child’s intestine.