Sachin Tendulkar’s famous 90’s egg campaign catchphrase - ‘Sunday ho ya Monday, Roz Khao Andey’, which translates to ‘Whether it’s Sunday or Monday, have an egg everyday!’ - highlighted the importance of inclusion of eggs in a child’s diet. In fact, eggs have always been considered nutritious and delicious, especially for children.
Eggs are rich sources of proteins and are also rich in vitamins and minerals. According to an article published in India Parenting, the following are the multifarious health and nutritional benefits of eggs:
- Eggs are great for children’s eyes and provide the essential nutrients that prevent major eye disorders like cataract.
- An egg a day prevents blood clotting, heart attacks and stroke.
- Egg is a good source of choline, which helps regulating the nervous system, brain and cardiovascular system.
- Eggs also help in growth of healthy hair and nails.
But if the cholesterol content in eggs is your major concern, you need not worry. An article published in momjunction says, “Eggs contain the right balance of saturated and unsaturated fats which make it an excellent snack for growing bodies. We can feed eggs to the kids without any worries about obesity.”
In addition to this, eggs can be used to prepare many scrumptious dishes to serve your child’s growing palate. To sum up, this oval delicacy can be the best square meal your child could have.
Take a look through this ClipBook to learn some recipes to make for your child an egg-cellent meal.
Eggs are healthy food for growing children. An Egg contains many essential nutrients such as proteins, vitamins A, D, B 12, B-6, calcium, magnesium, sodium, iron and phosphorous. Since growing children need a lot of nutrition, let us see the healt...
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