Balanced diet is a key to good health. But sometimes healthy foods can cause many problems for young children because their organisms cannot process certain substances, and children’s immune system is too weak to counteract the seemingly dangerous substances.
You must not give honey to children who are under two years of age because it may contain the toxin Clostridium botulinum which causes poisoning. Immunity of adult person is able to fight against the emergence of these substances, but children’s immunity. So it better to avoid honey completely in the early years of your little ones.
2. Unpasteurized milk
Cow milk contains milk protein which cannot be digested by children up to one year. This is why it is not recommended to introduce these foods in your child’s diet before the first birthday.
3. Some types of fish
Fish is an excellent source of omega 3 fatty acids and proteins, and is recommended to be consumed even in earliest age. But some types of fish, such as tuna, swordfish and mackerel, may contain significant traces of mercury which will harm the nervous system of the child, so they are not recommended at an early age in children.
Lemon, lime, grapefruit and oranges are part of healthy family of citrus fruits that are characterized by a high percentage of the vitamin C. But these fruits also have high acidity which can irritate the sensitive stomach of children.
5.Foods that causes bloating
Broccoli and beans are part of the foods that are high in nutritional fibers that improve digestion, but also cause strong gasses. And while these vegetables cause inconvenience in adults, in young children they can cause severe abdominal pain.