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Feeding & Nutrition Tips: Your 3-Year-Old

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​It's important to help your children develop a healthy attitude toward eating at an early age. By age three, children are less likely to use eating—or not eating—to be defiant. Generally, (although almost certainly not always), they will learn to better interact, participate, and enjoy family meals.  

5 Tips for Parents:

  • Accept strong preferences about foods. Your three-year-old may be enthusiastic about eating, but he or she may have very specific food preferences. Some preferences may vary from day to day. For example, your child may gobble down a particular food one day, and then push away the same food the next day. She may ask for a certain food for several days in a row, and then insist that she doesn't like it anymore. As irritating as this behavior can feel, it is very typical for a three-year-old. It is best not to make an issue of it. Instead, continue to offer a variety of healthy foods, and let your child choose which of them and how much he or she will eat.

  • Encourage, but don't force trying new foods. Offer very small amounts of a new food for your child to taste (an "adventure bite"), along with other foods he or she already likes. Do not expect your child to eat a full portion of an unfamiliar food.

  • Offer nutritious food choices at every meal. As a parent, your job is to make sure that your three-year-old has nutritious food choices at every meal. After offering healthy options at the table, let him or her make the decision of how much to eat. If your child shows picky eating preferences—resisting vegetables, for example—don't get discouraged or frustrated. Keep offering a variety of healthy foods, even if your child did not like them before. Developing a taste for foods can require up to 15-20 repeated exposures. This is also an important time to establish healthy snacking and meal habits.

  • Meals can be simple and nutritious. Remember, meals at this age don't need to be fancy. In fact, most three-year-olds prefer simpler preparation. If you only a few minutes to prepare a meal, try simple meals that include a protein source, whole grain, fruit, vegetable, and dairy. For example, a turkey or peanut butter sandwich, a serving of carrots, an apple, and a glass of milk. A simple lunch like this takes less time to prepare than driving through a fast-food restaurant—and it is much healthier!

  • Turn off the TV—especially at mealtimes. Television advertising can be a big challenge to your three-year-old's good nutrition. Young children are easily influenced by ads for unhealthy foods like sugary cereals, fast food, and sweets. The best way to avoid this is put in place a "media curfew" at mealtime and bedtime, putting all devices away or plugging them into a charging station for the night.

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  • Sample Menu for a Preschooler

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Easy Feeding Guide: What Three Year Olds Eat

Inside: What do three-year-olds eat? Here’s an easy guide that shows you what foods three-year-olds need to eat to grow and thrive. You’ll leave with a good understanding of what to feed your toddler!

When my first son turned 3, I also had a 1-year-old coming up behind him. I was all toddler-focused and sleep-deprived, but I was doing my best to provide balanced meals (between bowls of o’s).

It may feel overwhelming to feed a three-year-old, after all, maybe they have real opinions about what they have on their plate and whether they will eat it. Maybe it seems like your “threenager” toddler, isn’t eating. I want to help you know what to serve your child so that you can feel confident that you are giving them choices that will help them grow and thrive.

How Three-Year-Olds Eat

Three-year-olds are amazing. They are playing, learning, and interested in copying so much of what you do. They may have strong opinions about what they will and won’t eat, and that’s actually okay.

They are also increasingly interested in using utensils and learning how they work (even if they still choose to primarily eat with their hands). This helps kids stay interested in meals. You might find adding new utensils to a meal may increase their interest in eating foods.

If your three-year-old is unreliable in their eating, congratulations! They are normal. One day they may eat a lot, one day they may eat a whole pizza. It can be hard to figure out how much to make for dinner, but this is a good sign that your child is listening to how much their body needs to eat.

By now your child needs to be eating table food, meaning, food that the family is eating. Foods like purees, puffs, or “baby foods” should be behind them unless your child has a specific need for these foods. If your child is still unable to eat solid food or eat a variety of textures, it may be time to learn more about help for families with picky eaters.

If you’ve noticed that your three-year-old is becoming increasingly picky, that can be common. Often picky eating emerges in toddlerhood.

Related: Get your Picky Toddler on the Road to Eating More Foods

What Balanced Meals Do Three-Year-Olds Need to Be Served?

Preschoolers and toddlers (sometimes three-year-olds are both, right?) often display love for some foods and hatred toward others. Preschoolers still have small stomachs though. They need balanced options in a feeding schedule or routine to get the nutrients they need and keep them from asking for snacks every 10 minutes.

Here is the magic meal and snack formula that makes it easier to feed your preschooler through all the preschooler issues that you face:

Protein food + fat source + fruit and/or veggie + energy food = balanced meal and snack

Let’s get into each of these so you know which foods are in which categories.

Protein foods that your three-year-old can eat (when cooked soft)

Protein comes in more than just meat. There are lots of protein foods that your three-year-old can eat. Make sure they are cooked soft and diced, or served in safe ways.

  • Meatballs
  • Eggs
  • Chicken
  • Fish
  • Peanut butter or nut/seed butters (spread on a cracker or bread, or mixed into something)
  • Ground up nuts or seeds mixed into other foods like yogurt or applesauce
  • Beans
  • Dairy: milk, cheese, yogurt
  • Tofu
  • Lentils
  • Hummus
  • Lamb
  • Pork
  • Beef

Serve a protein food at every meal and snack. This trick and having a toddler feeding schedule, can help toddlers not ask for snacks every 10 minutes!

Fat sources for your three-year-old

Preschoolers need fat for their brain development. They also need fat for energy, to keep them going throughout the day. We can serve foods that already have fat in them like meat or dairy, or we can add fat to our cooking and serving. Here are some great sources of fat for three-year-olds.

  • Butter
  • Coconut oil
  • Avocado oil
  • Avocado
  • Full-fat dairy: milk, cheese, yogurt
  • Nut and seed butters (spread on crackers or bread, or mixed into other foods)
  • Fatty fish (salmon, sardines)
  • Ghee

Fruits and veggies for three-year-olds

Your three-year-old can eat any fruits and veggies that you serve with your own meals and snacks, as long as they are prepped in a safe way. The more variety they see, the more likely they will be to try new foods and keep eating a larger variety of foods. The more often your preschooler sees fruits and veggies, the better. Serving a green and an orange veggie daily helps them get enough vitamin A and other important vitamins and minerals.

Here’s a short list of green and orange veggies to focus on:

  • Broccoli
  • Cooked greens
  • Carrots (served cooked soft, shredded, or in thin matchsticks)
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Pumpkin

Other fruits and veggies like bell peppers, oranges, strawberries, and kiwi fruit help your child get the vitamin C they need to absorb iron into their body.

If you can, add some color to every snack. That means adding a fruit and/or veggie whenever you serve food. Adding color helps them get the nutrients they need and helps keep them familiar with veggies and fruits.

Read about the best vegetables and fruits for kids.

Energy foods for three-year-olds

Three-year-olds are busy! That’s why we need to provide plenty of energy foods like whole grains, starchy veggies, and fruit. It’s easy to find yourself in a constant cracker and granola bar cycle with preschoolers. I’m not down on granola bars, but we can’t stop serving a variety of foods, just because our preschoolers are in love with a specific packaged snack. In addition to some packaged snacks, see how many other energy foods you can include in your child’s diet this week.

  • Beans/peas/lentils
  • White potatoes
  • Bread
  • Oats (cooked)
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Quinoa
  • Dried fruit that has been cut into small pieces, cooked and softened, or cooked into things
  • Homemade muffins

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Prevent choking when deciding what to serve your three-year-old

Even three-year-olds are still at a higher risk for choking, so we need to modify.

Here are some common choking hazards for kids under 4:

  • Raw veggies
  • Marshmallows
  • Whole grapes and cherry tomatoes
  • Popcorn
  • Whole nuts and seeds
  • Tough meat
  • Chunks of nut butters
  • Hot dogs and sausages
  • Chunks of cheese
  • Gum
  • Hard candy, chewy candy

To prevent choking

  • Modify – soften or dice
  • Sit – make sure your child is sitting in a chair while eating
  • Avoid some foods that cannot be modified
  • Be prepared if something does happen

What do three-year-olds eat?

Here is a sample menu for the foods that could be served to your three-year-old. I haven’t included portion sizes here, because it’s so important that your preschooler be allowed to choose what portion sizes are right for them. It’s the child’s job to decide how much to eat!

Start with small portions, about 2 tablespoons of each type of food on their tray or plate. They will let you know if they want more of a specific type of food. If they don’t want to eat, don’t pressure them.

Sample menu for a three-year-old

Breakfast: peanut butter toast with sprinkles, banana, and milk

Morning snack: full-fat yogurt, thinly sliced apples

Lunch: tuna sandwich, fruit, and matchstick carrots

Afternoon snack: hummus, crackers, and thinly sliced veggies

Dinner: spaghetti and meatballs with broccoli and salad

Looking for more meal ideas? See our blog for healthy toddler lunches and snack ideas for kids.

Feeding My Three-Year-Old Is Really Hard for Me

Actually figuring out what to feed your three-year-old is only the half of it. Feeding preschoolers can be confusing, tricky, and defeating.

If you’re struggling with your child because they won’t eat any of these foods, you may have a three-year-old picky eater. Here are a few places where you can find help for your specific issue, whether you consider your three-year-old a toddler or a preschooler, all of these articles will help!

  • Getting your toddler to eat: the 1 most important thing you can do
  • Everything you need to do if your toddler is not eating
  • The eating routine that will end your food battles

If you need more help, here’s help for a few commonly asked questions:

  • My toddler is throwing food!
  • My toddler is not eating dinner
  • My toddler is refusing to eat anything but milk

how to feed a child aged 3-7 years - "Healthy Child Internet Cabinet"

Nina Anatolyevna Toritsyna

Chief Children's Dietitian of the Health Department of the Administration of Yekaterinburg

From birth, the baby, along with food, receives useful substances that form it immunity and ensure normal development. At preschool age, proper nutrition is also very important for the child to endure school loads in the future comfortably, be healthy and active.

Most children aged 3 to 7 spend most of their time in kindergarten, which is responsible for organizing a balanced diet in accordance with age. It is necessary to observe the principles of rational nutrition at home:

Important: strict adherence to the diet!

  • the menu should be varied;
  • nutrition should supply the child's body with energy, trace elements, vitamins and other useful substances;
  • food must be properly handled and prepared (boiled, steamed, stewed, baked).

In order for the child to grow up active, mobile and healthy, it is important for parents to provide his menu with the main useful substances and monitor the sufficient number of calories :

3 years 4-6 years 7 years 900 32 9004

Where are kept


Animal proteins: meat, fish, milk and dairy products, eggs. Vegetable proteins: bread, cereals, legumes, vegetables


Butter and vegetable oil, milk and dairy products, meat, fish


Sugar, fruits, confectionery

In addition to the above useful substances, the child should receive trace elements and minerals . They are responsible for the proper development and functioning of the whole organism.

Table of the average daily norm of the physiological need of the body for the main micro and macro elements




(products containing the element)

Daily allowance for children 3-7 years old


Formation of bones and teeth, blood coagulation systems, processes of muscle contraction and nervous excitation. Normal heart function.

Milk, kefir, fermented baked milk, yogurt, cheese, cottage cheese.

800-1100 mg


Participates in the construction of bone tissue, the processes of storage and transmission of hereditary information, the conversion of the energy of food substances into the energy of chemical bonds in the body. Maintains acid-base balance in the blood.

Fish, meat, cheese, cottage cheese, cereals, legumes.

800-1650 mg


Synthesis of protein, nucleic acids, regulation of energy and carbohydrate-phosphorus metabolism.

Buckwheat, oatmeal, millet, green peas, carrots, beets, lettuce, parsley.

150-250 mg

sodium and potassium

They create conditions for the emergence and conduction of a nerve impulse, muscle contractions and other physiological processes in the cell.

Table salt is sodium. Meat, fish, cereals, potatoes, raisins, cocoa, chocolate - potassium.

Not exactly established


A component of hemoglobin, the transport of oxygen in the blood.

Meat, fish, eggs, liver, kidneys, legumes, millet, buckwheat, oatmeal. Quince, figs, dogwood, peaches, blueberries, rose hips, apples.

10-12 mg


Necessary for normal hematopoiesis and metabolism of connective tissue proteins.

Beef liver, seafood, legumes, buckwheat and oatmeal, pasta.

1 - 2 mg


Participates in the construction of thyroid hormone, provides physical and mental development, regulates the state of the central nervous system, cardiovascular system and liver.

Seafood (sea fish, seaweed, seaweed), iodized salt.

0.06 - 0.10 mg


Essential for normal growth, development and puberty. Maintaining normal immunity, sense of taste and smell, wound healing, absorption of vitamin A.

Meat, ryaba, eggs, cheese, buckwheat and oatmeal.

5-10 m

A sufficient amount of vitamins in the daily diet of children is the key to the proper functioning of all vital processes.

Vitamins are practically not synthesized by the body itself, so parents must always control that they are supplied to the child in sufficient quantities with food. At the same time, their insufficient amount can cause a number of diseases.

Table of the average daily norm of the physiological need of the body for basic vitamins



Foods containing the vitamin

Daily allowance for children 3-7 years old

B vitamins

IN 1

Necessary for the normal functioning of the nervous system, cardiac and skeletal muscles, organs of the gastrointestinal tract. Participates in carbohydrate metabolism.

Wholemeal bread, cereals, legumes (peas, beans, soybeans), liver and other offal, yeast, meat (pork, veal).

0.8 - 1.0 mg

IN 2

Maintains the normal properties of the skin, mucous membranes, normal vision and blood formation.

Milk and dairy products (cheese, cottage cheese), eggs, meat (beef, veal, poultry, liver), cereals, bread.

0.9 - 1.2 mg

AT 6

Supports the normal properties of the skin, the functioning of the nervous system, hematopoiesis.

Wheat flour, millet, liver, meat, fish, potatoes, carrots, cabbage.

0.9 - 1.3 mg

AT 12

Supports hematopoiesis and normal functioning of the nervous system.

Meat, fish, offal, egg yolk, seafood, cheese.

1 - 1.5 mcg

PP (niacin)

Functioning of the nervous, digestive systems, maintaining normal skin properties.

Buckwheat, rice groats, wholemeal flour, legumes, meat, liver, kidneys, fish, dried mushrooms.

10-13 mg

Folic acid

Hematopoiesis, body growth and development, protein and nucleic acid synthesis, prevention of fatty liver.

Wholemeal flour, buckwheat and oatmeal, millet, beans, cauliflower, green onions, liver, cottage cheese, cheese.

100-200 mcg


Regeneration and healing of tissues, maintaining resistance to infections and the action of poisons. Hematopoiesis, permeability of blood vessels.

Fruits and vegetables: rose hips, black currants, sweet peppers, dill, parsley, potatoes, cabbage, cauliflower, mountain ash, apples, citrus fruits.

45-60 mg

A (retinol, retinal, retinoic acid)

Necessary for normal growth, development of cells, tissues and organs, normal visual and sexual function, ensuring normal skin properties.

Liver of marine animals and fish, liver, butter, cream, sour cream, cheese, cottage cheese, eggs, carrots, tomatoes, apricots, green onions, lettuce, spinach.

450-500 mcg


Participates in the processes of calcium and phosphorus metabolism, accelerates the process of calcium absorption, increases its concentration in the blood, provides deposition in the bones.

Butter, chicken eggs, liver, liver fat from fish and marine animals.

10-2.5 mcg


Antioxidant, supports the work of cells and subcellular structures.

Sunflower, corn, soybean oil, cereals, eggs.

5-10 mg

Thus, the diet of a preschool child should include all food groups.


It is best to make a menu for a child a few days in advance, so parents can make sure that it turns out to be varied and contains the necessary nutrients.

Here is a sample menu for children from 3 to 7 years old for week :

Day of the week




afternoon tea


Second dinner


Buckwheat porridge with milk
Coffee drink with milk
Bread with cheese

Juice or fruit

Shchi with sour cream
Meatballs with pasta
Dried fruit compote


Carrot-apple casserole
Tea with milk

Fermented milk product


Fish baked with vegetables
Mashed potatoes
Coffee drink with milk
Bread and butter

Juice or fruit

Vitamin salad
Vegetable soup
Homemade roast
Kissel from apples


Curd casserole
Tea with milk

Fermented milk product


Milk rice porridge
Coffee drink with milk
Bread and cheese

Juice or fruit

Beet-apple salad
Peasant soup
Meat cutlet
Boiled cauliflower
Kissel milk


Braised cabbage

Fermented milk product


Macaroni with grated cheese
Coffee drink with milk
Bread and butter

Juice or fruit

Green Pea Salad
Goulash with buckwheat porridge
Dried fruits compote

Cheesecake with cottage cheese

Vegetable stew
Boiled egg

Fermented milk product


Herculean milk porridge
Boiled egg
Coffee drink with milk
Bread and butter

Juice or fruit

Carrot-apple salad
Borscht with sour cream
Fish balls
Boiled potatoes


Cheese pancakes with sour cream
Tea with milk

Fermented milk product


Barley milk porridge
Coffee drink with milk
Bread with cheese

juice or fruit

Cabbage-apple salad
Boiled rice with vegetables, with meat
Kissel from fruit


Fritters (pancakes) with jam

Fermented milk product


Fish in Polish
Boiled potatoes
Coffee drink with milk
Bread and butter

Juice or fruit

Carrot salad
Chicken broth with croutons
Boiled chicken with rice and stewed beets
Rosehip decoction

Homemade bun

Vegetable casserole
Tea with milk

Fermented milk product

How to teach a child the correct behavior at the table?

From the age of 3, it's time to teach the baby to behave properly at the table. First of all, this will save him from the difficulties with food in kindergarten.

  1. The child should sit straight at the table without resting their elbows on the table.
  2. Teach your child how to hold and use a spoon, fork, and drink gently from a cup.
  3. The child should chew food thoroughly, chew with the mouth closed, and not talk while eating.
  4. Teach your child to first check if the food or drink is too hot, blow on the food if it is hot.
  5. Children should not be distracted by television or toys while eating. The child must be calm.
  6. Teach your child etiquette: say "thank you", get up from the table when he is allowed, wash hands before eating.

And remember: your personal example in everything is the main thing!

Weekly menu for 2-3 year olds with daily recipes

Proper nutrition - the basis and guarantee of a healthy lifestyle. If adults to this fact can be skeptical then for toddlers, this is the cornerstone in formation of normal growth and development.

Composing or taking the menu for the week for a 2-3 year old child, there are many factors to consider. Because the transition to adult food for a child can proceed in different ways.

Today, in rapid age, not every woman has time to independently form menu for your baby. We present a ready-made and formed menu on week for lazy moms or busy women.


Ration basis

Among the many products, there are a number of mandatory and non-permitted for this age.

Products required for consumption:

  • Dairy products with low fat content. Daily consumption 600g, of which - curd mass up to 100g, sour cream up to 30g, the remainder can be divided between cheese, milk, yogurt or kefir.
  • Lean meat - 150g.
  • Eggs, preferably quail.
  • Low fat fish.
  • Vegetables (potato, tomato, cucumber, zucchini, cabbage) - up to 150g.
  • Fruit - 150g.
  • Berries up to 30g, if the child is allergic, then give with caution.
  • Groats up to 30g.
  • Sugar - 20g.
  • Sweets are better to choose on natural basis - marshmallow, marshmallow or marmalade.

What should be excluded from the diet:

  • Seafood.
  • Sausages or meat products with preservatives and dyes.
  • Fatty meat.
  • Oily fish.
  • Ice cream made on production. They use non-natural products.
  • Confectionery from the shop. The norm of sugar in them is exceeded many times over.
  • Carbonated drinks.
  • Cocoa.
  • Honey if the child is allergic.


Babies at this age should eat four times - breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, dinner. Daily calorie intake - 1500 kcal.

Very important with early age to teach the baby to proper nutrition. Must comply time intervals between meals. This will ensure normal operation. digestive system.

Children in this age, the release from food occurs after four hours. Therefore, the intervals between meals should be at least 4-4.5 hours. Borscht (boil lean meat and take it out. Add finely chopped potatoes (80g), carrots (25g) and beets (25g) to the broth, three on a medium grater. When it boils, we throw cabbage (80g. Cooking time - 45m). A glass of kefir, an apple. Twisted borscht meat, grated carrots. Milk - 150g. Steam cutlets (low-fat minced meat (100g) mixed with finely chopped onion (10g), make small cutlets and cook in a double boiler 25m). Boiled buckwheat (boil 100g of buckwheat in water). Kefir, gingerbread. Cabbage rolls. (Mix 130g of minced meat with boiled rice (50g), onions (15g) and wrap in a boiled cabbage leaf. Put in a double boiler and cook for 40 minutes). Tea without sugar. Carrot salad (80g). Sweet tea.


Breakfast Lunch
Vermicelli soup (pour 150g of vermicelli into 100ml of boiling milk, add 20g of sugar and cook until done. Approximate time is 25-30 minutes). Fish soup (boil 100 g of lean fish for 15 minutes. Remove scale, add finely chopped onions, 10 g carrots, potatoes (50 g) and cook until fully cooked. Remove the bones before serving). Curd mass (80g) with berries (20g). Boiled buckwheat with liver. Buckwheat boil and set aside. Pour 150g beef liver with a small amount of water and wait until the water has evaporated. When the liver becomes soft, add sour cream (one tablespoon) and simmer for another 10 minutes.
150 ml milk. Stewed vegetables (60g zucchini, 50g potatoes, one medium tomato, 40g carrots stew in sunflower oil (10g) until vegetables are cooked). Milk 150ml.
A glass of jelly.


Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Cottage cheese casserole (curd mass 150 g is mixed with one egg and sugar 10 g with a blender until smooth. Then placed in the oven for 30 minutes). Millet soup with chicken (130g chicken is boiled and removed. Chopped potatoes 80g, onions 10g and carrots 30g are added to the broth. After 15 minutes, millet groats 80g are added and boiled for another 20 minutes). Grated apple with banana. Two-egg steamed omelet. Mix two eggs with 50g of milk, mix well. Pour into a container, put on the stove. Cook for approximately 15 minutes.
Tea with sugar. Potato casserole (boil five medium potatoes, one egg. While the potatoes are cooking, finely chop 40 g of carrots and 80 g of cabbage. Boiled egg mode into cubes, add to cabbage and carrots. Make mashed potatoes from the finished potatoes and divide into two equal parts. Spread one on a baking sheet, evenly place the vegetable filling on top, then spread the remaining puree on top.Send to the oven for 40 minutes at a temperature of 180C). Drinkable yoghurt 150g, dry biscuits 60g. Leftover chicken from lunch with mashed potatoes.
Sweet tea. Salad (finely chop tomato 50g, cucumber 40g, carrots 30g three on a medium grater, apple 50g. Mix, add 50g sour cream and a teaspoon of sugar. Mix well again). Kissel.


Breakfast Lunch Snack Dinner
Curd mass 100g with berries 20g. Borscht (boil lean meat, remove scale, remove when ready. Add finely chopped potatoes (80g), carrots (25g), beets (25g) three on a medium grater to the broth. When it boils, throw 80g of cabbage. Cook for 45 minutes). 200 ml milk, two gingerbread. Stuffed cabbage rolls (130g mixed with rice (50g), onion (15g). Wrapped in boiled cabbage leaf. Put in a double boiler, cook for 40 minutes). Fish soup (boil 100g of low-fat fish for 15 minutes. Descale, add finely chopped onion (10g), carrots (10g), potatoes (50g). You can add 30g of millet groats. Cook until fully cooked, before serving, be sure to remove the bones ). A glass of kefir, an apple. Two-egg steamed omelet (mix two eggs with 50g of milk, mix well. Pour into a container, put on the stove. Cook for 15 minutes).
Sweet tea. Stewed zucchini (cut zucchini (120g) into cubes, pour into a heated frying pan with sunflower oil (10g). Add 10g of onion, 25g of carrots. Simmer over low heat for 30 minutes. Before serving, you can sprinkle with herbs). A glass of milk.

How to feed a malnourished child

Sometimes babies refuse to eat even their favorite foods. It may be related to many factors. However, despite this, there are several effective methods.

Advice to parents:

  1. Do not yell or scold your child. It is best to imagine eating food as a game. Arrange the toys, start feeding them. Praise them for eating well. For young children, this advice often works.
  2. Sweets - a reward for a good appetite. You can not beat the appetite for sweets.
  3. Make the dish beautiful so that the child reaches out to see and try it for himself.

Menu example for constipation

Occurrence constipation in babies is not always a consequence of the disease. Often given the disease occurs in healthy children.

Constipation in healthy people children tend to meet in the summer. It's all about high exchange fluids in the body. Active games, intensive breathing, hot weather bring out a large amount of fluid from the body. As a consequence of this, there irregular stool.

However, this trouble can be reduced to a minimum. Following a certain diet, and Also, by consuming enough fluids, constipation can be forgotten.

Example of proper nutrition at the constipation

Breakfast Lunch SUPPLE dinner Chicken noodles (boil 200 g of chicken, remove the scale. After cooking the chicken, take out the meat and strain the broth. Add 10 g of onion, 25 g of grated carrots on a medium grater to the boiling broth. When it boils, add noodles (80 g). Cooking time - 50 minutes ). Grated banana with apple. Stewed cabbage (finely chop 200 g of cabbage, put it in a cauldron with vegetable oil (10 g). After 20 minutes, add 10 g of onions, 20 g of carrots. If necessary, add boiled water. Simmer until fully cooked).
A glass of kefir. Grated carrots (90g) with vegetable oil (5g) and cucumbers. Plum jam with tea without sugar.
Tea without sugar.

for normal stool, the following products should be included in the daily diet: