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Six month is the time to start solid food for your baby. Puree is the first semi solid food of baby. Puree can be made from fruits and vegetables. Find everything about Babby’s First Food Apple puree (4-6 Months)
The very old Welsh proverb “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” holds true till today. Apples have often been dubbed as ‘miracle’ or ‘wonder’ fruits and can very well be your baby’s first food. Apples are quite rich in both insoluble and soluble fiber, and thus help in maintaining regular bowel movements. This fruit make a great way to avoid constipation and diarrhea, and promote good health in babies and adults alike. Apples are also extremely rich in antioxidants, flavonoids and Vitamins A, C and E. The fruit also has considerable amounts of potassium, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium, along with traces of iron, manganese and zinc.
Being rich in vitamins and minerals, apples are apt to be your baby’s first food, when you introduce solids. It may well be noted that breastfeeding is largely recommended for the first 6 months of your baby’s life, and apples can be introduced to your baby in the 6th month itself (or earlier in the 4th month after your baby sprouts teeth). Being versatile in nature, they are easy to prepare and gentle on your baby’s digestive system. Apples can also be added to many baby food recipes and be enjoyed for their taste and nutritional benefits. Easy to prepare and digest, apple puree is a perfect way to introduce solids to your baby. Here is an easy apple puree recipe for your baby.
Recipe Type: Baby food Category puree Age: 4-6 months Cook Time: 20 Minutes Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Additional comments: You may choose to just core the apples and steam cook them and peel them after removing from the steam. The peels will come off easily. Do not give your baby the peel until the baby is little older to handle it. Instead of water, you may choose to add formula or milk to the puree
Do consult your pediatrician if your baby has any food allergies and always follow the 3 day wait rule for introducing new foods to the baby
Making too little of apple puree everyday may not be feasible and so the next question is how to store apple puree so that it remain fresh and safe for a few days. Do not worry as here are some wonderful tips to ensure your apple puree remains fresh for your baby even after a few days.
Apple puree is thus one of the best options when you think about introducing solids to your little baby and the above mentioned tips are sure to help you make perfect apple puree that your little one is going to enjoy eating.
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