Benefits of Avocado
Avocado can be an excellent alternative. Why is that? Besides having a high nutrient content,
creamy texture also makes it easy to be digested by your baby ...
In fact, we often hear that the avocado is also given the title as one of the world's most perfect,
because it contains all the nutrients our body needs to survive.
According to nutrition experts, avocado Sodium and cholesterol free, and contain many beneficial
nutrients, including 8% of total folate per day is recommended to be consumed; 4% fiber and
potassium, 4% vitamin E and 2% iron. One avocado contains about 81 micrograms of carotenoids
Lutein, 19 micrograms of beta-carotene and 3.5 grams of Unsaturated Fatty known role in the
formation of the central nervous system and brain.
Nutrition in Avocados
Vitamins (in 1 cup puree):
Vitamin A - 338 IU
Vitamin C - 20.2 mg
Vitamin B1 (thiamine) - .2 mg
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) - .3 mg
Niacin - 3.9 mg
Folate - 205 mg
Pantothenic Acid - 3.3 mg
Vitamin B6 - .6 mg
There are also other vitamins in small amounts.
Mineral (1 medium fruit):
Potassium - 1166 mg
Phosphorus - 124 mg
Magnesium - 67 mg
Calcium - 30 mg
Sodium - 18 mg
Iron - 1.4 mg
Also contains small amounts of selenium, manganese, zinc and copper substances.
When You Can Start Introducing Avocado to Your Baby?
Avocado can start you introduce to your baby since the age of 6 months, because the texture is soft
and creamy when crushed. In addition to other types of solid foods, you can provide a variety of
crushed avocado, mixed with pears, bananas and even yogurt as a snack.
Although some people are afraid to give their babies avocado, for fear of fat content, but believe me
- your baby should not receive the intake of "low fat" ...
Examples of Simple Recipes
Pure Avocado, Banana (from the age of 6 months)
Scrape the flesh 1-2 avocado, mash with a fork. Peel a banana and mash with a fork. To make a
creamy puree, you can use a blender or food processor so that the fineness of its texture as you
want. No need to be cooked.