The importance of toddler nutrition

You, as an adult, have a constant need for nutrients, to maintain and repair your body. However, unlike adults, children’s bodies not only undergo this constant maintenance and repair, but they are also growing and developing at the same time, so it’s even more important that they get plenty of the right nutrients, with a healthy balanced diet.

Despite the fact that his tummy is about 5 times smaller than yours.Your Child has his own nutritional requirements and his needs for certain key nutrients are higher than yours, considering a rapid physical growth and an important brain development.

Different needs

A child between 3 and 6 years old has different needs than adults, he needs:



In Lebanon, children do not take enough iron leading to 1 out of 3 children suffering from iron deficiency anemia. 41% of children take excess of protein, which acts as one of the main causes of overweight problems later in life

Children aged 3 to 6 years, should include growing up milk as part of their balanced diet to ensure an adequate intake of iron and protein.

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