Starting Baby on Solid Foods – Top 5 First Foods for Baby
Bananas are another great first food choice when introducing baby to solid foods
Why are bananas such a great top 5 first food for babies? Bananas are loaded with Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Vitamin B2 as well as calcium and folate. One of the most important nutritional components of bananas is that they contain potassium and fiber. Bananas are often called one of nature’s perfect foods because they are said to contain many of the nutrients that a person needs to survive. They are said to help protect against stomach ulcers and ulcer damage. The reason for this seldom known and almost odd fact is that bananas contain “mucilaginous bulking substances”. They help the intestines with producing a mucousy lining and are very very easy to digest.
Bananas are also super easy to make at home; simply peel and mash a very ripe and in an instant, you have a nice little meal for your baby. The wonderful taste and creamy texture of bananas is sure to please your beginning eater.
** Always consult with your baby’s pediatrician about introducing solid foods and feeding your baby **