Make sure your toddler stays fit and healthy by turbo charging their diet.
Vitamin C is a really important nutrient in your little ones armoury against coughs, colds and infections. It also helps the body absorb iron from food, and its vital for healthy tissue, bones and teeth. Plus, it helps heal any cuts and grazes quickly. All in all, its a real VIP a Very Important Protector!
Children aged between 1 and 3 years old require about 30mg of vitamin C a day. Good sources of vitamin C are citrus fruits berries, blackcurrants, kiwi fruit, tomatoes, peppers, broccoli and green leafy vegetables.
Vitamin C can be destroyed in cooking, so serve vegetables raw or cook only lightly. It also diminishes over time- thats why frozen vegetables may contain higher levels than fresh fruit thats been sitting around for days.
Make sure your child is fully nourished with the right food groups for healthy development.