Fruits are simple food which are easily accessible on the go. They also need no cooking. Fruits can be used as an ingredient in a meal or a food item, or eaten raw! Here are a five major fruits you must incorporate in the diet of your preschooler:
Banana: This is an energy food it gives instant energy and its aids digestion. This is why it is recommended for athletes. Banana is rich in calcium and therefore gives for child strong bones and better eyesight.
Mangoes: Mango is one of the most loved fruit around the world this is why it is popularly referred to as ‘The king of fruits’. It has many nutritional benefits. Making sure you include mango in the diet of your preschooler will boost their health and immunity. You can make it more appealing to them by making mango milkshake.
Apples: An apple a day keep the doctor away. It is important to incorporate at least one apple into your preschooler’s meal plan each day. Not only does an apple a day keeps the doctor away, munching on apples provides a nice boost in child’s energy and gives nutrients they need to get through the day.
Tomato: Tomatoes are good for the skin and helps prevent several types of cancer. It also contains a great deal of Vitamin A and Vitamin C and beta-carotene which work as antioxidants to neutralize harmful free radicals in the blood.
Strawberry: Strawberries contain more than 100 percent of our daily recommended intake of vitamin C in just one cup. Recent studies show that when vitamin C is consumed during times of stress,