TNC 005:Top Baby Nutrients Parent Need to Watch

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Top Baby Nutrients Parents Need to Watch

top baby nutrients

Food choices in the first 2 years of lifeĀ help toĀ establish the future health and intellect of your child. Why? The top baby nutrients have a critical role in overall growth, development and brain growth.
Yes, what you feed your child–breast milk, formula and solid foods–impact your child’s growth, health and future intellect. In this show, I cover the top baby nutrients you need to know and watch in the first two years of life.

In this show you will learn:

  • The top baby nutrients that are important in the first 2 years of life
  • Why the top baby nutrients should guide your food choices for your baby and young toddler
  • Why trendy feeding approaches and special dietsĀ may miss out on the top babyĀ nutrients
  • What’s going on with body and brain growth in the first 2 years of life
  • How the top baby nutrients impact future health, optimal growth and intelligence

I cover these nutrients:

  • Iron
  • DHA
  • total fat
  • vitamin D

Links mentioned in the show:

CDC stance on Vitamin K shots for infants
Carol Cheathamā€™s research on DHA
Vitamin D council statement on sun exposure
The Calcium Handbook for Kids: 100 Way to Grow Healthy Bones
Fearless Feeding: How to Raise Healthy Eaters from High Chair to High School
Iron and Baby-Led Weaning
My Baby Nutrition Wish List

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