Iron is a nutrient that is required to make haemoglobin, the oxygen carrying component of red blood cells. A lack of it can cause anemia.
Iron also affects in brain development, so anemia can cause long-lasting problems with cognitive development.
But how do you make sure you child is getting enough of iron?
Click on these ClipBook article links to find out how much iron your baby needs depending on the age.
Ever wonder why so many cereals and infant formulas are fortified with iron? Iron is a nutrient that's needed to make hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying component of red blood cells (RBCs). Red blood cells circulate throughout the body to deliver oxy...
Add some iron to your children's diet. These recipes are tasty, healthy and can be easily made at home. What's more, your children will love these snacks.
If your toddler is low on iron, there’s a chance she'll also be low on red blood cells and that can lead to growth deficiencies, learning problems, and behavior issues. To guard against iron deficiency, check out these ways to make sure your child...
Most children begin to feel normal after a few weeks of taking iron pills. But your child needs to take the pills for several months to build up the iron supply in his or her body. Click on this article to know more about this.
Iron is crucial for children's health and development. Read on to find out how much iron your child needs, which sources are the best, and how to avoid getting too little or too much.
Nutrition isn't kids' stuff. Good nutrition can help your kids fend off common illnesses and develop strong, healthy bodies. Include foods with these key nutrients every day so your children learn to enjoy the taste of eating right.