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Introduction of fish into the diet of a child


Fish is one of the most useful products,Necessary for normal growth and development of the child's body. She must be present in the baby's diet, but it must be introduced gradually, observing the precautionary measures.

Introduction of fish into the diet of a child

Usually by 10 months the baby eats not only his motherMilk. In his diet, there are already vegetables, fruits and cereals. It is possible that meat mashed potatoes. This age is considered the most favorable for acquaintance with fish dishes.

The protein contained in fish and meat is necessary forSuccessful construction of new cells of a rapidly growing organism. Yes, this protein is also found in mushrooms, nuts and legumes, but these products are still too early for the baby to give, so meat and fish remain. And the fish is digested better, because it includes amino acids that are not produced in the human body.

Fish - the most valuable source of phosphorus, fluorine, iron, magnesium and potassium. In it,

Contains a huge amount of polyunsaturated fatty acids, which improve brain activity. AT

Fish do not have refractory fats, which the children's body can not yet digest.

The subtleties of fish in the diet of a child

It is desirable to introduce fish after 9 months. H

It is desirable to fish with sea fish, since it is less allergenic and contains more essential microelements. A good choice will be cod, flounder, haddock, hake. FROM

It is worthwhile choosing the one with less bones, for example, trout, pike perch, and carp.

Ideally, it is advisable to cook fish on your ownRight before feeding. Moreover, the preparation of fish takes very little time. In the absence of this possibility, use baby canned fish, which are sold in combination with pasta, cereals or vegetables and contain no more than 20% of the side dish. When buying canned products, you need to pay attention to the degree of grinding of mashed potatoes: there are finely ground (for babies from 9 months old), coarsely ground (for children 11-12 months) and cooked in small pieces (for children after a year). But the fish, cooked by own hands, will always be in priority. Cook it can be a couple or cook.


To start to enter fish in a diet it is necessary from a portion of 1/2 teaspoon. Increasing first to 1 teaspoon, and gradually to 100 g. H

It is desirable to start eating fish 2 times a week. P

Step by step diversify the dishes, let the child eat fish in different types - soup, meatballs, casseroles. This is useful not only for health, but also for food education.

The fish have only one drawback - it isAllergen. If your child has a tendency to allergies, then you need to enter fish dishes with greater caution, start with 1 time per week and closely monitor the reaction of the body.

Introduction of fish into the diet of a child Was last modified: July 4th, 2017 By Lecmyazf
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