When we introduce whiteness into the baby's diet

When we introduce whiteness into the baby's diet

Bleaching is one of the starting vegetables in the baby's solid food diet. Its taste and aroma are strong, but pleasing, and it has the property of nutritionally enriched soups and purees offered at the beginning of diversification! Here is the right age for introducing whiskey into the baby's menu, how you choose it when you go to the market and how to properly prepare it for the little one! Discover some delicious recipes to make with your baby's eye and don't hesitate to introduce this nutritious vegetable in as many foods!

When is it fed?

Bleach is a mild vegetable with the digestive system of the child and presents a very low allergenic risk. For these reasons, it can be integrated into the baby's diet from the beginning of the diversification.

The recommended age for introducing milk is 6-8 months, it can be served to the child even earlier, in small quantities, in vegetable purees. Always consult your pediatrician when it comes to age appropriate for introducing this food!

What vitamins and minerals contains?

Bleaching is a rich source of fiber and nutrients essential for maintaining optimal baby health. The vitamins and minerals in this vegetable recommend it for a lot of preparations and snacks for children:


  • Vitamin A;
  • Vitamin B;
  • C vitamin;
  • Vitamin D.


  • Potassium;
  • Calcium;
  • Magnesium;
  • Iron;
  • Phosphorus.

Bleach plays an essential role in the growth and development of the baby, and the abundance of essential nutrients in it offers multiple health benefits. Due to the analgesic effect, it helps to relieve the multiple pains the child faces at this age.

Other essential properties of this vegetable include:

  • combating digestive disorders (especially constipation);
  • prevention of liver disorders;
  • strengthening the immune system;
  • fighting ferripive anemia;
  • decrease the risk of cardiovascular diseases;
  • combating pain and muscular and bone problems.

How do you choose the right whiteness?

The whiteness resembles the carrot and is also related to it. It is chosen according to the same criteria used in the case of carrot, except those of color:

  • the color must be white-yellow, not brown, in which case it means she is dressed and has entered the alteration process;
  • the size must be small or medium; the large and bulky whites are atrocious and have a woody core, unpleasant to taste;
  • vegetables should also be bought with leaves, as they are meant to keep them fresh and nourishing.

What tables do you introduce?

The whiteness is introduced in the baby's lunch tables, around 12: 00-13: 00, when he eats his mash or vegetable soup. But later, it can be introduced, in small quantities, and in afternoon or dinner snacks.

How do you prepare and serve it?

The whiteness is served to the peeled child, thermally prepared and, most importantly, without the woody core inside. The core has a hard texture, which can not be passed and is not pleasant to taste, it can even be bitter.

It can be cooked in steam, until it is well softened, then it can be introduced into purees and pastries, along with other vegetables.

Hard to believe or not, whitening can be served to the baby as a finger food or snack, when it grows a little larger. The baking phases dried in the oven can become delicious and very healthy chips between the child's meals.

What other foods can you associate with it?

The whitening is best associated with the vegetables used in the preparation of soups - carrot, celery, green beans, pumpkin, potatoes (but not since the beginning of diversification), broccoli etc. But rice and other types of vegetables can benefit from its authentic taste and aroma.

At what age did you first enter the baby menu and how did it react to your taste? In what recipes and preparations a strainer, apart from purees or soups? Tell us your opinions and recommendations in the comments section below!

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