Giving Juice To Children Cannot Be Arbitrary, This Is The Rule!

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JAKARTAFruits and vegetables very many benefits for children’s health. But unfortunately, based on the 2018 Basic Health Research (Riskesdas), only 4.6 million Indonesians consume enough fruit and vegetables, even though with an abundance of natural resources, our consumption of fruits and vegetables should be fulfilled.

Medical nutrition doctor, Dr. Sylvia Irawati, M.Gizi, stated that it fulfills needs nutrition natural is one of the main keys to good health. This need can be met from fresh fruit and vegetables as well as alternative products that have similar nutritional quality.

“In general, the body and family’s natural nutritional needs are vitamin C, vitamin D, zinc, selenium, iron, and protein. These various nutrients are very crucial for the body, but they cannot always be fulfilled from daily food intake, ”said Dr. Sylvia in a webinar with Re.juve, some time ago.

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According to him, this is quite a challenge, especially for some people and children who find it difficult to digest large amounts of whole vegetables and fruits every day.

“Children who are just starting to eat should not be given too much fiber for fear of being full first, but fruits and vegetables still need to be introduced, 25 percent of them are fruits and vegetables even though they still consume carbohydrates and fats,” explained Dr. Sylvia.

In getting fruits and vegetables, children can also consume them in the form of juice. But don’t give it carelessly, there are some rules that must be applied as follows:

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