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WHAT MAKES NUTRIENT DENSE FOOD?

What makes nutrient dense food?

How do you know if a food is good for your child or not? Does it tell you on the label? The ingredients list? The number of calories? Or do you look for the nutrient tables or traffic lights system? As parents and guardians, it can be so confusing to know if you’re making the right choices or not.

NUTRIENT DENSE FOODS FOR LITTLE ONES

There are certain types of foods that are nutrient dense, because they provide a significant proportion of the key nutrients that are required for healthy development. A rainbow of vegetables, fruits, grains, and oils provides important nutrients and phytochemicals, essential fatty acids are critical for a baby’s brain growth and development

KNOWING MORE ABOUT HOW MANY CALORIES YOUR BABY NEEDS IN A DAY

Children up to the age of 5 years are undergoing a period of rapid growth in their muscles, body tissues, and brain development. Their nutritional needs vary every month, and they need specific nutrients to support their growth.

FROM HAND TO MOUTH INSTEAD OF HAND TO FLOOR

“Let the kids do it themselves” is the motto. But what if that means food is mostly thrown through the air and you get to scrape the mush off the wall and floor at the end of mealtimes?

PLAY & LEARN WITH LITTLE INCA

What is Little Inca Play & Learn? We offer entertaining, creative, and educational material for children and families, for drawing, reading, playing, and much more, and it’s free to download!

LITTLE INCA HAS ORGANIC CERTIFICATION

All Little Inca products are certified organic according to European standards. But what does this mean? What are the requirements for organic baby food and why is it important to feed babies with organic certified foods?