A 2 year old child requires various nutrients for his body growth. This is the year when he comes out of his milk feed period. Earlier it was milk that managed all the nutrients in his body, but now milk is not sufficient to cater all his body needs. His body now requires a correct proportion of minerals, proteins, vitamins and calories. A good and efficient diet plan is required, so that the diet that you provide to your baby covers all the nutrients essential for him.
Before going for a diet plan parents should themselves take a few steps to form good eating habits in their child.
1. Develop A Perfect Food Routine:
As kids will adopt the habit, that you will let them develop at this age, and will carry the same habit for lifetime. Timely eaten food will boost the energy levels and activeness of child. Baby’s body will be benefited by food only when eaten at right time. This will also help you discipline your kid.
2. Habit Of Eating Fruits:
Fruits are the natural bundle of nutrients required. At the age of 2 baby is still developing and their need for nutrition is quite high so, make sure you serve daily one fruit to your baby for her proper development.
3. Avoid Carbonated & Aerated Drinks:
Such drinks contain a lot of preservatives, artificial sugar and other dangerous chemicals with zero nutritional value. Instead you should serve fresh juices and even mock tails of all seasonal fruits. Fruits are full of vitamins, minerals and many required nutrition.
4. Green Leafy Vegetables:
Don’t forget to give at-least 2 small servings to your baby of Green Leafy Vegetables. Green Vegetables include Fibers which is very important for proper digestion of the food. Green Vegetables also include many other health benefits. Eat your greens ~ spinach, broccoli, curly lettuce and asparagus. Healthy eating.
source: Parenting nation