After one year the child should be started on variety of foods so that it develops tastes. Cow or Buffalo's milk can be given along with seasonal fruits and vegetables. Chapati made of whole wheat should be given as it is nutritious. Read on to know more.
After the child is a year old, you
should gradually let the child start getting used to foods made for the
family, in terms of taste as well as consistency.
Start giving cow or buffalo's milk from
a glass 2-3 times a day.
If the child does not like milk, milk
preparations like fruit salad in milk, curds and cheese should be given.
Inexpensive seasonal fruits should be
given in abundance.
Whenever possible, avoid peeling the
fruit's skin. Fruit skins are rich in vitamins and minerals
Encourage the child to have fresh fruit
juices, but avoid sweetening it with sugar.
Avoid canned fruits and fruit juices;
they have excessive sugar and contain preservatives.
Rice and Chapati
Chapatis should be made from whole wheat.
(Do not throw away the bran).
Polished rice is not as healthy as unpolished
or par-boiled rice.
Green, orange, red and yellow vegetables
are essential. Scrape vegetables like potatoes instead of peeling
Use the water in which rice or vegetables
have been boiled; it contains essential vitamins and minerals.
Do not overcook vegetables. If
you want to make the vegetables soft, gently mash them with a spoon.
Dals, Eggs and
other high protein foods
Make sure foods high in protein (such
as pulses or dals, gram, peanuts, peas, beans, eggs, fish, mutton, liver)
Sprouted gram or moong is very nutritious.
drinks, coffee, etc
Chocolates, cold drinks, flavoring agents,
tea, coffee, etc. should be avoided as far as possible because they contain
chemicals and caffeine that can be harmful to the child.
These filler foods can also ruin the
child's appetite for nutritious meals.
hi, every worried mom who thinks like me that her baby is not eating enough... im first time mom of 12 month old baby girl.here im writing about my baby eating habits n schedule. every child is unique n special so do as per ur child needs, as my baby wakes up in the morning i feed her bottle milk around 80 to 120 ml ,after 1 or 2 hours a banana, than in lunch time cooked,salted mashed plain rice or with mashed rice dal as per her taste or wish,while taking nap breastfeed, when she wakes up bottle milk , evening boiled egg white, biscuit, at night any one things which she likes pratha mashed in butter or oats, suji, khichadi, daliya anything while sleeping breastfeed...early morning breastfeed...
Hi every one, above tips are very use full.. My girl baby is 14 months old, her weight is 10 kgs only and she looks skinny... could anyone help me out for a regular food supplement chart for my kid now and furhter on... please... I want her to gain a healthy weight...
please help me out... and when should i stop her bottle feeding and turn on to drink milk in glass...
please give me suggestions...
I value your golden suggestions...
my baby is one year old his weight is not gaining I m giving cream mlk juice paneer curd but she is not eat dal khichdi and daliawhich is good for her health what should I given to my daughter which is prefer to good for her health and weight gain .
my baby is 1 yr old,from three months his weight is not gaining ,its stuck on 9.30 kg, apart from breast feeding he is not intrested in food supplements and also he sleep less (9-10 hrs in a day),plz suggest me on food intake....
my baby is 13 month old but she is not eating anything.
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thanks 4 the information.
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Hi, I just want to know What kind of food i can give my 1 year old baby to eat?
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very nice eddition.
hi...my son is 2yr 9 months.....
usually i use to give him all food whatever we eat,dry fruits,fruits and veggies...but he is not gaining weight...Is chocolate good for gaining the weight...
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above info is really helpful.
I just want to know how do i increase appetite of my one year old baby. and how many time a day i give solid food and milk to her. Tell qty of milk each time
My baby is 2 years old. I always prefer to give him solid foods. He don't like milk but I give him supplements. Fruit is always included in menu. Your suggestion is exactly What I prefer, it means I am going in the right way. For the baby names a and meaning, I prefer a website babynology.com
My son 2 1/5 yr old....which veg n vegetarian food is rich in vitamin d
My Child is 1yr 10 days but his apatite is reduced then before or he vomits many times then before ..what can be the reason...I introduce him different dishes...can u suggest Y he is reacting like this
Hi...my son is 2 1/2 yr...is it okay if I give give him chapathis with variety curries
Is it ok to give him juice like frooti.
Is it okay to give him juice like frooti which we get from the market
my baby is 11 months,she only takes semi pureed food,throws solid food from tounge..only takes 2 meals n feed,very picky for eating,pls suggest some yummy food to be intoduced....
my baby boy is 13 months old..but has got no teeth..the upper set of 2 teeth is just emerging...
also he is on 3 times milk and 3 times food (2 times cerelac and once mashed and pureed vegetables and fruits)
he does not accept anything in lumps and starts vomiting when given so
how do i introduce lumpy or semi-pureed food to my son ..
Hi! My son is 16 months old and has become more picky for eating regular food. Give me some ideas to make the food interesting and yummy for his age.How to attract him to colorful vegetables?
chocolates contains....caffin,sugar n preservatives.....so avoid all such things...
if u want to get rid of bottle habit of ur kid........thn dump the bottle in front of him.....n say...it's chhiiiiiii......yak...
hi can anyone help me.my baby is 16 month old and is still on bottle feed,i want to come on drinking by glass.but hw m not able to do? pls help me asap
how long should a baby depend on mothers milk? inspite of eating rice & fruits my 14 months old son is not stop taking my milk while sleeping.how can i make her stop this habit? please reply to firstname.lastname@example.org
mY BABY IS 11 MONTHS OLD. WHAT I SHOULD GIVE HER AS A DINNER. SHE IS NOT EATING ENOUGH.
my son is one year old.is it o.k. to give junior horlich to him.