Pediatric Nutrition

Pediatric Nutrition is the maintenance of a proper well-balanced diet consisting of the essential nutrients and the adequate caloric intake necessary to endorse growth and sustain the physiologic requirements at the different stages of a child's development. Pediatric nutritional needs vary considerably with age, level of activity, and environmental conditions and they are directly related to the rate of growth. Breast Feeding has important ingredients that are not found in any infant formula, to build the baby’s immune system. Pediatric nutrition must consist of essential Vitamins and Minerals which help for the growth and development. Proteins are the basic units required mainly for the construction of the body muscles and in all the metabolic activities of the body. To increase the calcium levels intake of dairy products are needed.

·         Pregnancy Nutrition

·         Breast Feeding Importance

·         Pediatric Diet

·         Pediatric Eating Disorders

·        Pediatric Malnutrition Effects

·         Toddler foods