After short but meaningful explanation about picky eater from Dr Azam, Dietation Nor Lizawati Che Lah, explain to us about good and bad foods to chidlren.
Children more attractive to sugary foods like chocolates, junk foods, fast foods like KFC, Mc Donalds and processed foods like burger, sausages etc. Those foods actually bad foods for them. Besides high in sugar and salt, they also consists of MSG (mono sodium glutamate) to enhance the foods tastes.This MSG can cause obesity and hyperactivity in children.
Therefore, the good foods for children are :
- Oil fish, high in DHA for body immunity system
- Cooked green leafy vegetables
- Colourful of fruits and vegetables
- Wholegrain bread, eggs, milk, cheese
- Lean red meat
Thus, it is highly recommended for parent to give home cooked meals to their children. Beside they know what they eat, the cleanliness also guarantee.
Read on ‘How to prepare home cooked’ tips from Gourmet Goo co-owner Heidi Shamsuddin.