Helthy Food and children
We understand the difficulty of the struggle of mothers to diversify the diet of their offspring and ensure the health of their children.
The child has to deal with specific nutritional needs related primarily to its growth but also a physical and mental activity more and more important.
The body needs all the elements that favor its development and constitution.
For this, the child must have a balanced diet, varied and rich in vitamins and minerals. Indeed, a complex multivitamin and multimineral will accompany children and teenagers in their growth by providing all the essential nutrients and help preserve their vitality.
Vitamins What is it?
These are substances that must be made every day in our organization, incapable of producing. Their main function to help fight against infections by strengthening the body
To date, 13 vitamins are listed, the best known being vitamin C, vitamin D, or vitamin B12. Each has a specific role.
However despite their specificities, 13 have in common:
They are not calorie
They are active in minute quantities in organisms
They can not be offset one from the other
They are essential to the growth and functioning of the body.
Vitamin C is very important in younger, in fact, it strengthens the natural defenses.
Those in group B (Vitamin B6 in particular) are essential because they ensure the proper functioning of the nervous system.
Niacin (B3) is particularly interesting for its energy role but also its action on growth.
And dietary elements?
These minerals are essential to life, enter into the composition of muscles, organs and even bones. Experts agree that 15 dietary elements are essential for good health. The main ones are: iron, copper, iodine, zinc, fluorine and selenium.
To prevent deficiency, supplementation with vitamins and minerals is especially recommended for children.
Where vitamins and dietary elements?
Primarily in the diet. Each food group contributes to the body that is why it is highly recommended to vary the diet.
Vitamin C is giving fruit; the richest are blackcurrants, strawberries, orange, tangerine, mango, grapefruit, kiwi (30 to 200 mg per 100 g).
Vitamin B2 is found in green vegetables (broccoli, spinach, kale ...), vitamin B6, in avocados, bananas, cauliflower, potatoes, niacin (B3) in sea foods, lean meats ...
Iron is present in eggs, fish, poultry, whole grains, lentils ... Zinc in seafood, soy and copper in vegetables, Brazil nuts, walnuts, grapes ...
But when we see deficiencies, it is possible to use dietary supplements to prevent adverse health risk ..
Children tend to dislike vegetables. It follows a monotonous diet with a pronounced appetite for sugary or highly nutritious foods. Teens meanwhile, often have a visionary power or unbalanced.
We must therefore enrich their external inputs sometimes inadequate with quality supplements to support optimal shape and overall balance.
2 PEDIAKID ® solutions:
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