Whatever habit you will develop in your child now
will be affecting your child’s health in future.
So, you must know:
Why to avoid giving jam to your child? &,
What are healthier options?
If your child has got sweet tooth, and
if it is your routine to give them bread with jam, or roti /thepla with jam,
then this tip is for you…
Why to avoid giving jam to your child?
Jam contains many artificial agents like:
- Coloring agent
- Flavoring agents
These artificial ingredients lead to many health issues for your child like:
= Hyperactivity of your child
=Increased irritability of your child
=allergic problems like asthma and skin allergy
=Getting common cold very frequently.
Once any of these health issue occurs to your child,
then you spend both time and money for its treatment.
So, why not spend some time right now to develop good habits in your child.
Developing healthy habit in your kids is in your hand,
You are the one who introduces such harmful food to your child.
And then you blame your child that
‘Now he is habituated of taking jam with everything’
There are many healthy options, but
due to fast life you generally prefer something that is readily available.
So, let ‘s see WHAT ARE THE HEALTHIER OPTIONS?
Don’t worry, there are better and healthier option which will
satisfy your child’s sweet tooth!
Option #1- Replace your jam with raw mango sweet pickle (chundo)
Option #2- Still better option is murabbo, where we replace the sugar with jaggery in previous option
Option #3- Another option is churmu-that is the mixture of roti, Ghee and jaggery
Options 3 & 4 are better than option # 1 contains jaggery in them instead of sugar.
If you have missed our previous tip about jaggery, click here to know why
Jaggery is better than sugar.
The best part is,as they are homemade,
they are free of any artificial harmful ingredients
And yes, too much of sweet is also bad for your child’s teeth.
It must to brush twice a day and get their dental check-up done every 6 months!
That’s all for today .
See you next Tuesday
With another Tuesday tip…..
Till then… take care…..
Providing simple solutions for the complexities of your life
Dr. Bhumita Makwana
Your Dietitian & Cosmetic Clinician