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Introducing Oatmeal To Babies

  Oatmeal is a great food for babies when you are introducing solids to them. It is rich in essential nutrients such as fiber, proteins, and vitamins  (1) . Oats are really good for babies, but what is the right age for introducing it according to pediatricians?  It is necessary to understand the basic difference between oats and oatmeal. Oats are whole grains, while oatmeal is the processed form of oats with the hull removed. Oatmeal is what we get in the market in several variations. Types o f Oatmeal 1. Rolled oats Rolled oats are oat flakes derived from whole oat grain. They are made by steaming dehulled (without skin) oat grains and then running them through a roller before drying. Rolled oats come in two varieties: slow-cooking and fast-cooking oats. 2. Coarse oat flour Whole oat grain, and not refined oat grain, is pounded to form a coarse flour that is packed with fiber. An infant oat cereal mix is quite likely to contain oat flour. 3. Instant oats This is the most processed an

Probiotics for kids: Know - How

  Introduction to probiotics Probiotics are good live bacteria and/or yeasts that live in your body. We simultaneously have both good and bad bacteria in our bodies. In case of infection, bad bacteria outnumber the good bacteria, creating an imbalance in our body. Probiotics helps remove excess bad bacteria, returning the balance Probiotics for kids With all the popularity and benefits, parents are curious about giving probiotics to children. Probiotics can be useful for both adults and kids. If your little one has an infection and is being treated with antibiotics/antiviral consuming probiotics in the diet will help relieve symptoms easily. I t can also be used to help relieve constipation, acid reflux, diarrhea, gas in children. The best way to introduce probiotics into your child’s diet is through food. Foods like yogurt, buttermilk, and cottage cheese can be introduced in balanced diet very easily as these  foods are consumed almost across all ethnicities of the world. T