Important Foods and Vitamins for Growing Children

For most parents, the biggest expect their children is simply that they are happy and healthy. And one can’t be happy without being in good condition. One of the most important things you can do for your Important Foods and Vitamins for Growing Childrenchild’s health would be to ensure that they are getting all the vitamins and minerals their growing bodies need.

Listed here are the most important foods and vitamins that you could give to your growing children.

Calcium
Broccoli, leafy green vegetables (such as kale, bok choy, collard and turnip greens), tofu, black strap molasses, chickpeas, many beans, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, almonds, flax seeds, brazil nuts, dried figs, dried fruit.

Iron
Leafy green vegetables & sea vegetables, legumes/beans, nuts & seeds, black strap molasses, dried fruits, watermelon, prune juice, spinach, cereals, whole grain products.

Magnesium
Brown rice, cooked spinach, beans/legumes, almonds/nuts, dried figs, broccoli, cooked oatmeal, wheat germ/bran, whole grain products, green leafy vegetables, bananas, peanuts.

Phosphorus
Pinto beans, cereal grains, almonds, nuts, peas, peas, lentils, peanuts, brown rice, avocados, spinach, many vegetables, yeast.

Potassium
Raisins, bananas, raw and cooked spinach, potatoes, baked yams, winter squash, raw cauliflower, avocados, kiwifruit, dried fruits, tomatoes, oranges, grapefruit, strawberries, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, dried apricots.

Zinc
Pumpkin seeds, whole grains/cereals, legumes, lentils, peas, soy foods, nuts, sunflower seeds, wheat germ, yeast, garbanzo beans, raw collard greens, spinach, corn.

Selenium
Brazil nuts, whole grain products, kidney beans (depending on the soil they’re grown in), yeast.

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