Nutrition for children with allergies: a list of allowed foods, recipes for meals
Organize a balanced diet for a child with allergies; this is not an easy matter for parents. But everything is solved! The basic principles of creating a hypoallergenic menu for toddlers of different ages and the unique table given in this article will help mums and dads to correctly choose foods and dishes for allergic people.
What foods can and can not be consumed by children with allergies (table)
Nutrition of children with allergies should be balanced and contain all the useful microelements, vitamins and minerals. At the same time it is desirable that the baby eat food on schedule and avoid overeating. Compliance with the diet excludes disruptions in the work of the gastrointestinal tract, after all, as a rule, the basic reactions of the organism, manifesting as an allergy, begin. The table below shows a list of prohibited and permitted products that can be used to select foods for children with allergies.
In the first 6 months of life, the baby should only be fed with breast milk. With the proper nutrition of the mother, the baby receives all the necessary materials for the development of her body, including the immune system. If the bulk of the diet of the mother is whole milk or other highly allergenic foods, the baby can have an allergic reaction to breast milk itself.
To avoid this, a feeding mum needs to follow a hypoallergenic diet. If your child has an allergic reaction to breast milk, then you should consult a dietician who will help to properly form a special diet. Of course, nursing mother will have to reduce consumption of sugar and salt, as well as exclude from the diet:
- products containing cow protein;
- fruits and vegetables of red color;
- bread and pasta;
- citrus fruits, nuts, seafood, garlic, fatty meat, broths and radish.