Child nutrition

Tips for child nutrition

During the treatment of sick children, which special issue comes up in the discussion besides disease significantly that is child nutrition.  Many people want to know about child nutrition and how to feed their children. The needs of children are conditioned by the growth stage, the development of bones, teeth, muscles, etc. The needs of energy-protein are higher than those

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Supplementary feeding for improving the growth of children

Supplementary feeding

Supplementary feeding encompasses all foods other than milk or formula that integrate child’s diet from four to six months of life, such as cereals, fruits, vegetables, meats, etc. Milk or formula should continue not supplied in quantities of less than half a liter daily to ensure adequate intake of calcium (500 mg per day) which allows correct mineralization of the skeleton.

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Food procurement

Food procurement

All these processes involve food handling is important that this is done correctly to avoid possible contamination and alterations. Although increasing food control exists during handling, they do not always reach the consumer in adequate conditions of quality, hygiene and nutritional value, so it is important to recognize what are the characteristics that indicate food quality in order to choose

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