If we want to live a long and healthy life, scientifically has proven that you should pay attention to diet. But there are many healthy products that can make difficulties in the process of digestion to children. Yet balanced diet is the key to health.
Children should not eat honey because of the ingredients it contains. Adults have built immunity that can fight against the poison called “Clostridium botulinum”. This poison is found in honey and it causes poisoning known as botulism.
- Some fish species
Some fish species such as tuna, swordfish and mackerel may contain traces of mercury that will harm the nervous system of the child. Although fish is an excellent source of omega 3 fatty acids and proteins, and therefore it is recommended the consumption should be removed from child menu.
- Citrus fruits
Lemon, lime, grapefruit and orange are some of the healthiest fruits that are rich in large amounts of vitamin C. However, this fruit has a high acidity which can irritate the sensitive stomach of the child and cause cross skin. These foods should be avoided in the first year of life of children.
- Unpasteurized milk
Cow’s milk contains milk protein in the first year children can not be processed. Because of that, there are special milk for infants.
- Foods that cause gas
Broccoli and beans are some of the foods with high nutritional fiber that improves digestion, but also cause a lot of gas. This occurs in adults, but in children can cause severe abdominal pain.