Best Super-foods for your Kids Diet

Best Super-foods for your Kids Diet

Inculcating healthy foods in your kids diet from early stages is important. Add these 6 foods in your Children’s diet that are healthier, nutritious and packed with essential vitamins and adequate amounts of dietary fiber. Your kids may not like them, but there are some tricks to make them tastier part of their diet routine.

1. Capsicum

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Capsicum is rich in Vitamin C, even more than lots of citrus foods, and they are loaded with and phytonutrients in abundance. Capsicum also contains anti-ageing, anti-bacterial and cancer-preventing properties. It boosts up metabolism and keeps cholesterol in check.

How to add Capsicum to Kids diet
Make a dish of Capsicum that looks colorful or make Capsicum rice. You can also stuff capsicum with potatoes, chicken and bake it.

2. Bean Sprouts

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Bean Sprouts contains the essential vitamins including vitamins – A, B, C, D, E and K, and they are rich in proteins, fiber, folate, potassium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium and zinc. Bean Sprouts are a good food for children with anaemia, thanks to the rich iron content. It has the potential to strengthen hair and nails, lower stress and keep keeps cholesterol levels in check

How to add Bean Sprouts to Kids diet
Bean Sprouts can be added to Salads, Sandwiches or Raitas.

3. Leafy Greens

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The dark leafy greens like spinach, romaine lettuce, collard greens, kale, and chard contain folate, calcium, and other nutrients that are vital for growth and development. They are good sources of vitamin A, phytonutrients like beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin which aid in the production and maintenance of new cells, including red blood cells.

How to add Leafy Greens to Kids diet
Toss into pasta, smoothies, as a wrap, pack into pesto, put them in a potato, stack onto sandwiches to make them tastier

4. Sweet Potatoes

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Sweet potatoes are one of the most nutritious vegetables that are rich in vitamins and minerals. They act like immunity-boosting anti-oxidants in the body that are great in relieving stress. They make you feel fuller as your body processes it slowly and steadily, and doesn’t make you crave for fries, mash or plates of pasta or sugary snacks.

How to add Sweet Potatoes to Kids diet
Baked sweet potatoes with cinnamon-sugar and vanilla yogurt, Sweet Potato cupcakes, sweet potato pies, lemon-Glazed Sweet Potatoes are all super tasty dishes.

5. Yogurt

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Full-fat yogurt may help to protect against type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. 70% of Yogurt contains saturated fats while you may also observe a gram of trans fat on the label. Try to choose plain yogurt rather than the flavored yogurt tins, since the latter are packed with added sugars and artificial sweeteners.

How to add Yogurt to Kids diet
Greek yogurt pancakes, Blueberry-lemon greek yogurt bread, Skinny greek yogurt Chicken, Garlic-yogurt mashed potatoes

6. Salmon

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Salmon is a rich source of high-quality protein that helps benefit brain development and heart health of your kids. Salmon also improves your memory and helps lower heart diseases, dementia, and many other diseases, besides lowering cholesterol. Replacing saturated fats with omega-3s can increase good cholesterol as much by 4%. Consume at least two servings of fatty fish every week.

How to add Salmon to Kids diet
Salmon roasted in butter, Salmon with Black Bean Sauce, Salmon Burgers, Salmon Club with Avocado Butter are all the super tasty dishes.

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