Choose warm foods in winter to protect your baby's stomach and intestines
Traditional Chinese medicine believes that balance of yin and yang, dredging of meridians, and harmony of qi and blood are the keys to preventing diseases and strengthening the body. Therefore, the rational arrangement of diet has also become the key to the supply of nutrients for children. Attention should be paid to the proportional relationship between protein, fat, and carbohydrate. Therefore, parents should reasonably arrange meals to allow their babies to survive the winter healthily. In fact, no matter what season, the baby’s three meals a day must pay attention to the diversification of food, the food group, the vegetable group, the fruit group, the animal food group, the dairy product and the soy product group, these five food groups should be required Indispensable. In winter, babies should eat more vegetables to avoid catching a cold. Some babies 'hate' to eat vegetables, or eat very few kinds of vegetables. At this time, mothers should not rush to force the baby to eat, as this will make the baby even more disgusted with vegetables. It is better to change the method and start with the expansion of vegetable varieties, for example: green leafy vegetables (green cabbage, spinach, basil, bean sprouts, etc.), cabbage vegetables (cabbage, cabbage, cauliflower, etc.), root vegetables (potatoes, radishes, winter bamboo shoots) , Carrots, etc.), mushrooms and other vegetables to choose your baby’s favorite vegetables, you can also change the way, let the baby happily accept vegetables. However, this process may be a little long. In order to allow the baby to accept the vegetable diet, mothers still have to be patient, patient, and patient. In winter, choose warm food to protect the baby's stomach. In winter, mothers should choose warm food for their babies. For example, pot dishes, stewed dishes, stew dishes, or soup dishes. It is not advisable to give the baby more raw and cold food, because the cold food is not easy to digest and easy to damage the baby's spleen and stomach. This point should be paid special attention to those children with deficiency of the spleen and stomach. In the cold winter, babies can eat apples, pears, kiwis, bananas, grapefruits, oranges and other fruits, as well as animal foods such as pork, beef, lamb, chicken, fish, and shrimp. In addition, soy products are good raw materials for winter dishes, such as cooking dried tofu and braised pork, lactone tofu for meat soup or fish soup, cabbage pork tofu pot, etc., are all nutritious dishes suitable for babies to eat in winter. remind mothers that the heat is released faster in winter, and the thickening method can make the temperature of the dishes not drop too fast, for example, it can be used for battered dishes. In addition, what is obviously different from the lighter dishes in summer is that the dishes in winter can be made thicker. Drink more porridge in winter to replenish water to ensure that the body needs. Although perspiration is reduced in winter, the cells of the brain and body organs still need sufficient water to ensure normal metabolism. Therefore, the baby should be given sufficient water to meet the needs of the body. For those older children, parents should teach them to take the initiative to drink water instead of waiting until they are thirsty. Because when he is thirsty, his body is already in a state of dehydration. In addition, experts believe that it is better to drink less drinks with a lot of sugar, and the best 'drinks' are boiled water, which can allow babies to drink more. Wang Yi said: “Infants and young children need to drink 100-150 ml of water per kilogram of body weight per day, while children between 1 and 7 years of age need to drink about 90-110 ml per kilogram of body weight per day.” In addition to giving babies more water, they also need to drink more water. The baby cooks porridge. 'Drinking hot porridge in winter is especially beneficial for babies to absorb calories and nutrition.' Congee is a food especially suitable for babies and young children. The baby's gastrointestinal function is weak. Because of the long cooking time, the nutrients in the porridge can be fully analyzed, so the porridge It is not only rich in nutrients, but also easy to digest and absorb. 'Laba porridgeIn addition, there are wheat porridge for nourishing the heart and eliminating annoyance, radish porridge for eliminating food and phlegm, Poria porridge for nourishing the spleen and stomach, and jujube porridge for replenishing qi and nourishing blood, etc. These are all good foods for babies in winter.