In India, a meal consists of iron, calcium, vitamins, and minerals in a single plate. Wheat bread (chapatis) rich in calcium, rice, and pulses cooked with saturated fats rich in carbohydrate and iron, green leafy vegetables, and salad rich in fiber, accompanied by several kinds of spices in a generous amount help in growing and fight diseases. It’s a wholesome food that every Indian intake daily.
Be like a greedy caterpillar to grow into a flying butterfly, feed your child as much as you can at the right age, and let him/her grow into a winged butterfly, colorful butterfly. An infant requires an adequate amount of energy and nutrition to grow into a healthy child.
Babies, toddlers, preschoolers, high school, and preteens and teens need a lot of nutrition in a day. To fulfill the right amount of calories, iron, calcium, and proteins every day is a problem that every mother is coming across every day through motherhood. This is a big challenge in every mother’s life, and especially when it comes to a child’s diet. Big or small, every age group needs an equal amount of nutrition to have a healthy mind and body.
When a baby is on breastfeeding, there is nothing to fret of his/her diet because it receives all the nutrition from the mother’s milk. Breastfeeding is highly recommended all over the world for at least two years. Unfortunately, breastfeeding is declining day by day. Educate young mothers and encourage them to feed their broods through breastfeeding and have more and more nutritious food, which builds good health of a child and mother.
The right amount of Calories, Iron, Calcium, Protein, Vitamins and Minerals, Fibers, and fats recommended to every age group; it can only be possible with the help of the family to put a child into a healthy diet.
To start-up a good and healthy life, a toddler is given the right amount of diet every day, a food court, or a diet chart to be followed. A child under the age group of 5 must be provided with vitamins and minerals, vitamins like A and D, iron and calcium, protein-like cow’s milk, a rich source of protein, and other nutrients as it provides vitamin A and energy of a child.
In India, a growing child has given a mix of sprouted cereal and pulse in powdered form mixed with milk and sugar it a good source of iron and calcium. A growing child needs a calcium-rich diet like Wheat, egg, green leafy veggies, milk, and milk products, jaggery and peanuts are also a rich source of iron if combined.
Intake of calcium is also essential for the growth of a child’s bone and teeth. Jaggery is the best alternative to sugar, Fiber food like natural bread, green leafy vegetable, fruits, and baked beans helps in digestion, as constipation is common in young children.
The standard cooking method is still being practiced in India, which has a better effect on child nutrition.