January 13, 2020 / By admin
Young children before the age of three should not eat coarse grains
There are many types of grains, which can be roughly divided into fine grains and coarse grains. Fine grains mainly refer to white rice and white flour. Coarse grains include coarsely processed rice, flour, and various grains, such as millet, corn, sorghum, buckwheat, and oats.
Coarse grains contain a lot of B vitamins, minerals and fiber supplements, which are essential nutrients for the human body.
It is not suitable for all ages, and children under 3 years old should not consume coarse grains.
Children should not eat too much coarse grains, because children’s digestive organs are not fully developed, digestive enzymes are not perfect, digestion and absorption capacity is poor, and eating too many rough foods will cause indigestion.
In addition, coarse grains can affect the digestion and absorption of calcium, iron, zinc and other minerals, which is not good for children’s growth and development.
Therefore, nutritionists recommend that children under 3 years of age should not consume coarse grains.
Older children can eat coarse grains in moderate amounts, 1-2 times a week, 25-50 grams per week, especially pay attention to the casting method to help children digest and absorb.
For example, you can use the mixed food method of coarse grains, such as two rice porridge (rice + millet), coarse rice cakes (corn flour + flour, sorghum flour + flour, millet flour + flour), which supplements the B vitamins and trace elements.Conducive to the complementary role of protein, it is good for improving the nutritional value and improving the taste of protein.