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Your baby's five-a-day

Giving your little ones the right nutrition at the right time will take you a long run in keeping them healthy and strong.
Yes or no mommies?
You should give them food packed with vitamins and nutrients to support their overall growth and brain development.
Iron: Iron plays a vital role in the production of hbhmoglobin; it’s the part of blood cells that carry oxygen all through the body. Iron also enhances the brain development process – including motor skills and memory.
Found in meat, chicken, fish, eggs, avocado, broccoli and spinach.
Zinc: Foods rich in zinc shield your baby’s immune system. Zinc leverages the production of infection-fighting while blood cells and ensures the body’s cells grow and repair themselves.
Found in formula and fortified cereal, meat and dark-meat poultry.
Calcium and Vitamin D: Calcium is key for developing strong bones and Vitamin D helps your baby’s body absorb it. Both breast milk and formula provide all the calcium they need for the first year, but only formula-drinkers will get the required amount of Vitamin D.
Found in fortified yoghurt and cereal, egg yolks, fish and sunlight.
Omega 3 DHA: As we are aware Omega 3 fatty acids make your heart happy and keep it healthy. For your little ones, Omega 3s particularly the type known as DHA, play s huge role in brain and eye development. Here’s something that you should know, research shows that babies who are low in DHA have lower cognitive skills. It also helps the body absorb fat-soluble vitamins like A and E.
Found in breast milk, DHA-fortified formula, avocado and salmon.
Vitamins A, B, C, and E: The power of 4, yes all these vitamins together give your little one overall boost, promoting healthy brain and nerve development. Additionally, it also facilitates the development of eyes, skin, immune function and much more.
Found in carrots and sweet potatoes that are loaded with Vitamin A, green veggies, bananas and beans that are packed with Vitamin B, tomatoes, strawberries and cantaloupe for Vitamin C with cereal and grains for Vitamin E.