A healthy child is a happy child, and what makes a child healthy? A healthy diet! Whatever food or drinks you give to your child decides his or her growth, so every parent should take care of what their child demands and what they actually need.
Don’t fulfil their wishes by always giving them their favourite chocolates, ice creams or junk food whenever they want.
Parents should keep a day for their favourite food and rest of the days should include a diet that would help them grow heathier.
Comparedto adults, kids need more nutritious foods for their size to support growth, build muscles, develop bones, and provide the energy needed to actively participate in all the activities for their age.
A healthy diet for your child each day should include—three main meals with two small nutrient-rich snacks in-between. And, it should be balanced with the right combination of a variety of foods with right amount of nutrients.This video shows in a simple yet beautiful way how every nutrient is important for your child’s growth. Show it to your kids as well. They will understand why they need those nutrients and how each of it helps their body grow in a healthy way. For example—Proteins help in growth and repair of body. Vitamins and minerals protect our body from various diseases.
Dietaryfibres help to get rid of undigested food. Water helps us to get rid of liquid wastes in the form of sweat and urine.Such a diet which contains all the nutrients in right amounts is called a balanced diet. So, let’s start the week in a healthy way.