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Spices, seeds and supplements in the child's diet

Spices, seeds and supplements in the child's diet


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The meals of the youngest children do not have to be bland and tasteless. Such are most often in the opinion of an adult. Meanwhile, an infant who is just learning about flavors does not need any additives to improve his taste. Spices should be included because of their health, not taste. Seeds should play a similar role.

What is allowed and what also has a positive effect on health? Which accessories are worth suggesting to an infant?

Cinnamon in the child's diet

Cinnamon is an aromatic spice, probably the oldest in the world. It can be included in the child's diet, according to official recommendations, after 10 months of age.

Cinnamon has an effect anti-inflammatory and is a very rich source of antioxidants.

Cinnamon aldehyde contained in this spice also has properties anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-parasitic, anti-mutagenic and anti-cancer. This spice also contains large amounts chromium - reducing the desire for sweets and flavones, catechins, tannins and valuable acids. It is worth including it in your baby's diet because of its high content fiber, iron, manganese and calcium.

Cinnamon besides increases the appetite and is especially recommended in the diet. It can be combined with jams, apples and noodles.

Parsley in an infant's diet

Parsley - leaves and root - have been used for over 2,000 years. Vegetable is positively affects blood circulation, is rich in calcium, magnesium, iron and potassium. Added to baby soup, it has anti-cancer (antioxidant) properties. Otherwise supports digestion and prevents urinary tract infections.

Parsley is one of the first vegetables in the baby's diet. They can be offered at the age of six.

Dill in a child's diet

Dill stands out strong aroma. It is valuable source of vitamin C, besides it contains: calcium, phosphorus, iron, carotene, vitamins: B1, B2, PP.

You can enter the dill after the eighth month.