Tet is a time when children can enjoy eating many delicious and strange dishes, especially jams and confectionery. However, parents should not think that Tet should neglect their children’s eating because an abnormal diet will make children more susceptible to diabetes, tooth decay, constipation, poisoning, etc.GREEN Department Store 5 principles of proper nutrition for children are outlined below.
Confectionery is a common food when Tet comes to Spring, and this is also a food that every child loves. However, If children eat a lot, it will cause tooth decay, increase blood sugar, digestive disorders … so mothers need to limit their children to eat candy.
For children under 3 years old, the mother should keep the cake out of the reach of children, only when there are guests or need to use the mother to bring it out. Besides, do not forget to give children filtered water or clean their teeth after eating candy to avoid tooth decay.
2Increase the amount of green vegetables
Green vegetables are the food that most mothers are less interested in using on Tet holiday, because at this time the whole family mainly stores meat, fish, and spring rolls. This is the main cause of constipation, heartburn, and indigestion in children. Mothers need to add potatoes, carrots, radishes or other types of broccoli to the baby to avoid constipation.
3Boost filtered water
Parents do not forget to encourage children to drink filtered water. Children often prefer soft drinks with strawberry, lemon, apple flavor… rather than water. But soft drinks will make children prone to bloating, indigestion, leading to anorexia. Therefore, the mother should not give the child water to drink, only Give your baby a few small sips and give them filtered water, broth, fresh milk or formula on New Year’s Day to regularly supplement nutrients for the baby.
4Dessert with yogurt/fruit
In addition to nutritious main meals, don’t forget to add dessert with fruit or yogurt. Yogurt is the best food for the digestive system, containing high calcium content. Besides, the mother should also supplement the baby with fruits or juices, smoothies from fruits such as watermelon, banana, cucumber, tomato… to provide fiber and vitamins for children.
5Say no to reanimated
Absolutely do not let children eat raw food on Tet holiday. Meats and fish are often boiled by parents in hot water or grilled to retain the sweetness of the dish. However, a child’s digestive system is not yet functioning properly, so it can easily lead to diarrhea or food poisoning. It is best to feed your baby foods that have been cooked to keep them healthy and safe.
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On Tet holiday, every parent must be busy, but don’t forget to take good care of their children with the above 5 principles of reasonable nutrition to prevent diseases, help children stay healthy and happy during Tet. Wishing you and your family a healthy new year!
Reference source: yeutre.vn