Smoothies are one of the trending foods that you might have definitely come across. Be it weight loss, pregnancy, or lactation, a smoothie is something that’s become a mist in all the stages.
But did you know that smoothies are a great food choice for your kids too when given in the correct way?
Smoothies are a perfect blend of fruits, certain veggies, dried fruits, milk, and seed that provide energy and nutrition to your little one along with good taste. It’s a perfect blend of protein, vitamins, minerals, fiber, and essential nutrients.
Unlike juices, fruits and vegetables blended in smoothies do not lose fiber content. Smoothies are a good food choice to give your kids when you want to sneak spinach, kale, or any other vegetable or fruit that your child would not like to have in other forms. Kids who lose their appetite during summers or due to dental pain or any other issue can be offered smoothies to meet the nutrient requirement of the body.
One important thing to keep in mind when offering smoothies to your kids is to be careful with the sugar content in the smoothie. Avoid adding extra sugar or too much fruit in the smoothie to prevent sugar levels to spike in the body.
Remember that smoothies are supposed to be a healthy food choice for your kids and it needs a balance in the items you blend in.
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