Superfoods That Are Safe For Babies

When you are trying to switch you family over to a different diet plan that is rich in
superfoods, you may be wondering what to do with your babies. Younger children and
babies, who are just getting off the bottle and moving to solid foods, still need to be
careful with some of the foods out there. For example, honey is a common superfood
but is not something that many pediatricians and nutritionists suggest for babies due to
various issues.

With that in mind, here are a few superfoods for babies that are safe.

Bananas

Bananas are loaded with potassium and magnesium which are beneficial to babies. You
can also prepare bananas in many ways to keep even picky babies interested. Of
course, you can mash the bananas along with the fortified cereal for your baby. You can
also make a simple two ingredient pancake with banana and eggs. If the baby needs
something in between or is teething, consider freezing the banana and blending it with a
tad bit of formula or milk to make a quick and healthy ice cream that will help with
teething pain.

Carrots

Carrots

Carrots are loaded with various vitamins and minerals and are a great way to get a
superfood to your baby’s diet. Carrots can be mashed, mixed with other foods, and can
be steamed as a suitable first bite type of food. You can mix them in with other
vegetables and with soups and noodles that your baby is learning to eat. Carrots that
are in baby carrot form are easier for most children and they can be easily steamed and
put through a baby food mashing device.

Greek yogurt

Greek yogurt

Greek yogurt is cool, soothing, and can help deliver probiotics to your baby’s tummy. It
can help with digestion and give needed calcium as well. Greek yogurt can be found in
many flavors as well. If you want to, you can also deliver it as a form of ice cream to
help your baby reach for the yogurt later instead of much fattier and sugar ridden ice
cream.

These foods should be given to the babies in a pure or organic form. If you do mash the
superfood, make sure you keep it pure. Try not to buy additives, preserved foods, or
processed foods since you can’t guarantee what is in them. Go with fresh, steamed, and
mashed with just a bit of formula or breast milk.

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