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Are You Serving Sufficient Iron To Your Kids?

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Eight percent are not and overweight kids are dwindling at a high risk of lacking the vital nutrients that are required for the growth of cognitive development reports Jane Brotanek, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. So make sure that your child absorbs sufficient nutrients that are necessary in her healthy growth. Check ahead if your kid is consuming these essential nutrients.

Limit the amount of milk
Restrict the intake of milk up to no more than 16 oz per day as more milk than these hinders the way of soaking iron. Thus fill her up so that she eats less, thwarting her from getting enough iron from food, suggests Dr. Brotanek.

Include at least one iron-rich food
Enrich your daughter with iron rich food in every meal. Also, serve fruits and vegetables like tomatoes, green pepper, citrus fruits, strawberries which are rich in Vitamin C. This is because they help in escalating iron consumption.

Are You Serving Sufficient Iron To Your Kids?Other foods that provides nourishment include
Whole grains rich in iron like cereals, breads, rice and pasta;
Green vegetables like spinach, kale and broccoli;
Red meats like pork, lamb and beef, also eat dark meat poultry;
Beans which are rich in nutrients like lentils, black beans, pinto, chick peas, Lima and
Dried fruits

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