A child is expected to grow physically and develop mentally and spiritually. To achieve these objectives without hindrance, food is a significant factor that contributes significantly to the harmonious development of the child. However, it is not always easy to eat children, it even happens that it becomes a real battle to do so. The problem is not just that of carers, especially as it is, the mothers, and even the whole family.
A variation of the meal, with attractive presentation, while maintaining a balanced diet is one possible solution. A meal that no incentive to fuss, is that it really exists? Yes, with a little imagination, you will reach all children to swallow. To avoid being faced with the eternal puzzle, education eating behavior should be done from the very infancy. But to apply the right rules and transmit them to others, you must know. This is whether the heat needs of each age, which is necessary to inculcate to behave: make a summary of the necessary daily requirements. At first it’s time consuming to do and then find all the foods that represent them, but your reward is so satisfying when you see the results when your children start to stop sulking their meals. The meal should represent a moment of pleasure, but not a chore and why the child should eat voluntarily in order to enjoy his meal.
The bottom line is that the food they eat during the day cover the energy needs according to their size and age. Therefore, prepare attractive things, make a tasty dish. You can make pizza with vegetables, kids love pizza, and they will not hesitate to enjoy it. Breaded meat with raw vegetables, seafood, omelets stuffed vegetables au gratin, you must play with the colors of foods to encourage them to eat.
What is important in the development of children’s meals, is respect for a balanced diet. The calorie requirements of children are about 1,600 kcal per day. Their diet must include protein, which is necessary for the growing consumption of meat, fish or egg products. Simple carbohydrates (glucose) or complex (starch) are a source of energy, and are found mainly in the sugar. Fats contain lipids, which are our energy reserves, and are present in oil, peanuts, cheese. Vitamin A is found in eggs, cheese and butter, and contributes to our good vision. Plants, berries, citrus, pepper, raw, and kiwis contain vitamin C which is necessary for the absorption of dietary iron plant.
Consumption of fatty fish, egg yolks, and milk promotes the development of the skeleton and teeth by the presence of vitamin D. The existence of vitamin E helps protect cell membranes, and it is found in vegetable oils, margarines, nuts and butter. The synthesis of red blood cells is due to vitamin B9 may be found in liver, green leafy vegetables (lettuce, spinach, corn salad, …).
For a balanced development, the child still needs a good bowel movement, fruits, vegetables and cereals are a complementary source of fiber for that. All foods have their input in child growth. It is not easy to eat a child, and that is why education of eating behavior is needed. Must vary the meals and present them differently each time: fried foods, breaded, better open the appetite of kids and they prefer to eat processed fruit sorbet, or presented on skewers. The cheeses are more to include in pizzas and casseroles. If the vegetables and eggs are not their strong point, mimosa salad made with carrots and egg yolks will make them happy.
And they are reluctant to eat the tomatoes, turn them into a basket with stuffing seafood they gradually learn to appreciate food and how you prepare, if you can not fall into the trap of routine in the kitchen. Add a theme to your preparations, make your imagination that children have always wanted to savor your new culinary innovation.