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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