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Foods To Increase Iron For Your Baby

Foods To Increase Iron For Your Baby


Feeding them with the right food may not be an easy task for you, because most of the time, it ends up in two – three tea spoons of juice or a little bit meat. Once they turn 9 months older and above, you will have to explore new methods to feed them the nutrient rich foods. However, iron is one such nutrient that your baby must needs for their development hemoglobin and the color of the red blood cells. For the quick and efficient brain development of your shining starts, iron is one of the imperative factors.

But, where can they get it?

Following are some of the iron rich foods that your baby can be fed with. It is your choice to decide the recipe, but make sure that all these food is going to become a part of their regular diet.

  • Ready to eat cereal: ½ cup fortified
  • Oatmeal cooked with 5mg water: ½ cup fortified
  • Navy Beans: ¼ cup: 1mg
  • Kidney Beans: ¼ cup: 1mg
  • Black Beans: ¼ cup: 0.9mg
  • Pinto Beans: ¼ cup: 0.9mg
  • Whole Wheat Bread: one Slice: 0.9mg
  • Raisins: ¼ cup: 0.7mg
  • Soya Beans: ¼ cup: 2mg
  • Avocado
  • Yam
  • Barley
  • Tofu
  • Dark green vegetables
  • Mushrooms
  • Brown rice
  • Broccoli
  • Whole wheat cereal

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