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What is the recommended food for children in their very early years ?

Tags: health, early years, recommended food
Asked by jafar, 28 Jan '13 12:26 am
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Breast milk till 22 months..
Answered by drdinesh sharma, 30 Jan '13 02:08 am

 
  
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Breast milk is the best food for the healthy growth and development of infants. Infants should be exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life to achieve optimal growth, development and health. After six months, they should be fed adequate and safe complementary foods while continuing breastfeeding for up to two years or beyond.

Complementary foods should be rich in nutrients and given in adequate amounts. At six months, caregivers should introduce foods in small amounts and gradually increase the quantity as the child gets older. Young children should receive a variety of foods including meat, poultry, fish or eggs as often as possible. Infants can eat pureed, mashed and semi-solid foods beginning at 6 months, from 8 months, most infants can eat 'finger' foods, and from 12 months, most children can eat the same types of foods as consumed by the rest of the family. The consistency of foods should be appropriate for the child's age. Complementary foods should be given 23 ti ...more
Answered by Quest, 28 Jan '13 12:29 am

 
  
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Nutritious foods
Answered by Leona Roy, 30 May '13 12:16 pm

 
  
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Breast milk
Answered by anil garg, 08 Mar '13 01:28 am

 
  
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Mothers milk and food filled with nutrients that would help grow
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 28 Jan '13 10:46 am

 
  
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Easily digestable
Answered by gurpreet, 28 Jan '13 12:43 am

 
  
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