Food I introduced to Yvette @ 14mths onward

No new fruit given in this month.

I added fruit juice to her diet too. Every Tues, Thurs and Fri after her class, I will buy her fruit. I extract juice at home using our juice extractor too.

I removed diary product from her diet. Milo Ball, cheese, yogurt and etc are being removed. By not eating yogurt, she still poops 2-3 times per day. This had indicated she is taking sufficient of fibre in her diet.

Her snack will be mainly fruits and some baby biscuits stored at home.

New snack

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Cheerios is whole grain (frosted whole grain oat & corn cereal). This is highly recommended by Jayden’s mum (Yvette’s class mate from LNT). It a good source of Calcium & Vitamin D. It is free from saturated fat too. The downside is; it is a bit sweet. Currently I treated it as a snack rather than a breakfast cereal for Yvette. Perhaps it will be better for Yvette to eat as breakfast cereal with unsweetened soy drink. This can be found in Cold Storage. I am not sure can it be found in other supermarket like Giant, Carrefour, etc, but not in NTUC.

Cereal

Out of the sudden, I am push back to Yvette’s infancy. I have tried so many types of cereal in this month.

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  1. Organix First Organic Banana Porridge – Organic wholegrain baby rice & maize flakes with banana & added Vitamin B1. No sugar added & 35% of fruit in it.
  2. Nestum – Whole wheat cereal with 25% less sodium and Trans fat free. I try giving this cereal because some mums from IDO baby forum do give to their child. This tin of cereal has been lying in my cupboard for sometimes. I have not been drinking it. I mixed them with baby formula milk. But Yvette doesn’t like it.
  3. Quaker Quick Oat (blue packaging) – This is actually my breakfast. But Yvette likes it. So now I mix with formula milk and add a tbsp of LSA.
  4. Organic Baby Oat – I have introduced this to her when she was a 7.5 mth baby. But she dislikes it. I am going to introduce her again once we have finished the Quaker Quick Oat.
  5. Millet cereal – I thought it will be nice. However, after trying it together with Yvette, both of us don’t like it. It has a very powdery taste.

Seeds & Nut

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LSA is a combination of linseed, (flaxseed), sunflower seeds and almonds. It is rich in protein, essential fatty acids (including Omega 3, 6 & 9) fibre, minerals and antioxidants. It may assist digestion, elimination, circulation, immunity, nerve function, joint mobility and overall well-being.

Linseeds (flaxseed) are source of omega 3 fatty acids; sunflower seeds contain vitamin E, magnesium and tryptophan, white almonds are a good source of protein, and also contain a healthy mix of essential vitamins and minerals, including Vitamins B6, E and magnesium. These three combine to make LSA a nutritious, cleansing, natural food and a great addition to your daily diet.

Sprinkle over cereal or ice cream, whip into yoghurt or blend into a shake or smoothie to obtain the full nutritional benefits of LSA. Ceres Organics LSA can also be used in muffin, bread and cake mixtures to increase dietary fibre intake.

Drinks

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Natura Soy drink contains no lactose, no cholesterol, and no Trans fat and included 16 essential nutrients. Yvette still loves them as much as the first time she tried them. I have stocked up the drink at home.

Salt

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I have changed our normal salt to another type with less sodium and added mineral to it. I brought this brand because it was having sales. There are two brand of such salt sell in NTUC. I read the label; both are having about the same content.

As a mum, I realise I do more homework on how to take care of my baby’s wellness as compared to those homework and revision I did for my ACCA examination!

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4 thoughts on “Food I introduced to Yvette @ 14mths onward

  1. Noted. I find it sweet too.

    Thanks for telling me. I will give away this to my niece again who love my baby’s food.

  2. When I brought this, I only attracted by these word – good source of calcium and vitamin and forgotten about frosted.

    I given that away to my niece already.

    Thanks both mummies for telling me there is a healtier choice around.

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