Updated: Jun 4, 2020
Who says babies can't have dates?
We meant 'dates' actually. The humble yet nutritious superfood. Full of health benefits that is a good addition for baby diets (6 months above).
Every date is pack with iron, potassium, fibre, magnesium and vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, C and D, all of which are good for your baby’s growth and development.
Here are the top 8 benefits one gets from dates:
Accentuates the brain development: Dates have a good amount of potassium, which helps with the cognitive development of a baby.
Iron to support haemoglobin for baby’s growth. It also stimulates healthy hair growth and offers nourishment to the skin!
Enriched with loads of Vitamins. Improves skin with vitamins C and D, while A to combat infections.
Fibre for constipation. One of the issue most babies face. Since date has a good amount of fibre, why not give it a try to help bowel movement?
Natural sugars great for substitutions. You can replace sugar, chocolate or candies in recipes with dates which is natural sugars instead of refined sugar.
Protein rich to keep muscle strong. Good muscle can support in movement and increase motor skills.
Magnesium for strong bones. It is ideal for bone development for your little ones.
Rich in iron to keep your teeth healthy. One of the best dental health diet.
So, dates are not only just good for babies, they are also good for adults too.