1- Wheat Germ: Wheat germ is the embryo located at the bottom of the wheat ear. It has antioxidant properties and is a storehouse of vitamins B and E.
2- Lentils: Protein store, rich in fiber.
Recipes I use lentils:
3- Dark Green Leafy Vegetables: It has a high amount of iron and folic acid. Spinach is the most well-known vegetable of this group.
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4- Broccoli: It is full of folic acid and fiber. It has anti-cancer properties.
5- Semolina: It is one of the best sources of carbohydrates for babies. Protein content is also high. It is a source of vitamins B and E. It is easy to digest.
My recipes with semolina:
6- Avocado: It is a rich source of unsaturated fat and folic acid. It supports the immune system.
7- Meat: It is a source of zinc and iron. If he doesn't like it as ground beef in soups, make him roast beef without seasoning and salt.
8-Day Dried (Dried Black Apricot): Contains a lot of fiber and helps reduce constipation that babies may encounter when they meet solid foods.
9- Chickpeas: It is rich in protein and fiber.
I used chickpeas in my Red Hummus (9+ Months) recipe. I recommend you try it.
10- Yogurt: It is rich in calcium. It has probiotic properties. So it contains beneficial bacteria for the gut. Protects and regulates the intestines.
Citrus and berry fruits; Source of vitamin C.
Tomatoes; Rich source of lycopene, which prevents heart diseases and cancer if cooked with less oil
Brightly Colored Vegetables; Contains a wide variety of chemicals that clearly reduce the risk of colon cancer.
Raspberry; It protects babies from all kinds of cancer.
Blackberry; Contains vitamin E. It protects the heart and blood vessels.
Carrot and Pumpkin; It is a source of beta carotene, which is rapidly converted to vitamin A. It is beneficial for the eyes.
Chicken; It contains low fat content. Fat balance is very important during this period. Take care to buy organic certified products for hormone-free and antibiotic-free chicken.
Red meat; It is the best source of absorbed iron. It should be put in babies' meals two or three times a week.
White Meat Fish; It is an excellent source of low fat protein. It strengthens the immune system. It is a source of selenium, magnesium and calcium.
Salmon; It is an important source of fat that supports the immune system and brain functions.
I recommend you try the Buttered Salmon (8+ Months) on a Bed of Potatoes .
Cheese; It is a good source of vitamin B2. Helps convert protein, fat and carbohydrates into energy.
Pasta; It is a major source of carbohydrates. When a small amount of grain pasta is added to normal pasta, the fiber rate in the meal increases. It should definitely be cooked without draining the water.
Brown Rice; It is an energy source. Contains protein, vitamins and minerals. Take care to use organic certified rice because of the risk of GMO.
Potatoes; It is high in vitamins A and C. It fights viral diseases.
Yogurt; It is a source of calcium, protein and phosphorus.