Introducing a child's diet carrot juice, should take care of its quality. The baby should be fed only natural, fresh juice, without preservatives and dyes. You must carefully select raw materials to make juice. Vegetables sold in supermarkets, not always can be used to power the crumbs. Blackened carrots with a bitter taste should not be used to make juice for the baby. The best option would be raw from my grandmother's garden, the cleanliness and the quality of which is not in doubt.
Start feeding better in the summer or autumn, when large quantities of fresh chemicals and raw vegetables. But if the beginning of the introduction of drinks had in the winter, it is better to give preference to the juices of industrial production intended for baby food. They are made from high quality raw materials, age grading allows you to choose a juice suitable to the peculiarities of the digestion of the baby.
To teach a child to juice carrots should be gradually. Ideally, familiarity with it the crumbs must occur in the womb. In the diet of pregnant women must include carrot juice. Nursing mothers should also drink carrot juice, saturating breast milk essential vitamins.
Enter the carrot juice directly into the food, the baby may be 5-6 months, when the child's body will start to produce enzymes necessary for the assimilation of new product. It is impossible to give the baby carrot juice in concentrated form, it should be diluted half boiled water.
The first introduction of complementary foods should be given one-component juice. You should start with half a teaspoon. By the age of 10-12 months, gradually increase the amount of juice to 100 ml. Then carrot juice can be diluted by other nectars. The kids love carrot-Apple and carrot-pumpkin juice. But the most useful is the freshly made carrot-beet cocktail.
To make juice kids should not use a juicer. Since the thus prepared juice contains a large amount of pulp and the baby wakes up it's hard to swallow. It is better to grate carrots on the fine grater and squeeze it through cheesecloth. So the juice will come out clean, without solid particles.
Carrot juice is the most useful. It has anti-inflammatory properties, normalizes digestion, improves appetite. Carrot juice is just necessary for proper growth and development of children from the first year of life.
Advice 2: How to give the beet juice baby
About the benefits and dangers of beet juice. Healing properties of beets have been known in Ancient Persia, it was used in their recipes Hippocrates. Today beet juice has been used in folk medicine. It eliminates constipation, increases hemoglobin and immunity, and contained in the beet betaine promotes growth. But to give beetroot juice a child should be with caution, in any case without violating the formulation of cooking and observing a number of rules on the application.
You will need
- For beet mix: - 350 g of beet; - 2 apples; - 3 carrots.
Possessing a number of useful properties, the beet juice can be inserted into the child's diet at the age of eight months. But concentrated beet juice may cause nausea and even vomiting, so teach him toddler should be gradual. In addition, it is not very pleasant to the taste, to consume beet juice is better in a diluted form.
Choose to juice the root is of medium size, cylindrical shape. Beets should be firm to the touch, dark cherry color, without white veins.
Thoroughly wash beets under running water with a brush, cut the remains of the tops, boil the root with boiling water and peel. Grate the beets on a plastic grater, squeeze the received weight through two layers of sterile gauze. You can use for making beet juice manual juicer.
Beet juice can not give your child fresh, so leave the juice to soak for two hours. Then dilute with boiled water in proportion 1:2 or 1:3 (one part juice to 2-3 parts water). It can also be mixed with carrot and Apple juice or broth hips. Start to give the child a beet juice with one drop. If no allergic reaction will not follow, gradually increase the amount to two teaspoons a day.
For older children, prepare the beetroot mix. Thoroughly wash beets and scrape it from the skin. Then cut into slices and run through the juicer or grate and squeeze the juice from the resulting pulp with a cheesecloth. Be sure to leave the juice on for two hours to settle.
Wash, peel carrots and apples. Prepare the juice from them. Then mix all three juices and stir. We recommend the following proportion of juices: 50 g beet, 50 g carrot, 70 g Apple.
Beet juice is an effective remedy for the treatment of rhinitis. Prepare the beet juice, mix it with boiled water in the ratio of 2:1 (2 drops juice to 1 drop of water). Bury 2-3 times a day 2 drops in each nostril.