Avocados Benefits for Babies

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  1. The avocados smooth and creamy consistency makes it one of the first fresh fruit’s babies can enjoy.
  2. Simply Mash a Hass Avocado with a spoon and feed directly to baby.
  3. Avocado rich the brain boosting omega-3s.
  4. Omega-3-rich avocados are a great first introduction to solid foods.
  5. Avocados have a buttery, creamy texture that’s easy for babies to mash between their gums.
  6. High calorie content – good choice for growing babies.
  7. Good source of vitamin A, C and E which naturally boosts their immune system
  8. We must limit baby’s salt and sugar intake, avocado is an excellent food to use when introducing seasonings to baby.
  9. Avocado is a wonderful “good fat” food for baby’s brain and physical development.
  10. Sodium- and cholesterol- free, avocados contain valuable nutrients including 8% of the recommended Daily Value (DV) for folate; 4% DV for fiber and potassium, 4% DV for vitamin E; and 2% DV for iron
  11. Avocado is wonderful first food for baby.
  12. Its may be offered as early as 4 – 6 months old. Babies need carbohydrates fats as well as proteins for their growth during the crucial first year and even into the second year.
  13. As you begin to introduce a wide variety of foods, you will find that mashing an avocado and mixing with applesauce, peaches or pears, bananas and even yogurt make a wonderful meal or snack.
  14. A medium size avocado contains approximately 322 calories and up to 30 grams of fat.
  15. 1 cup of avocado puree contains almost 700 calories as it would take approximately 2 avocados to make a cup.
  16. The benefits of avocados far outweigh the “risks”.

Author:

Vanan is a certified personal trainer for kids, teens and pregnancy women’s.  He is also provide personal training services in Singapore.

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