When it comes to food, our kids are spoilt for choices, but did you know most of these choices rank very low on the protein scale?
While you might be paying a lot of attention to the calcium and iron intake of your child, you also need to be watchful about the protein in his daily diet as a protein deficiency can cause serious health problems. Kids with a protein deficiency could develop various symptoms include a protruding belly, thin hair, overall weight loss and discoloured skin and hair. If left untreated, it can lead to stunted growth, mental impairments and severe health issues. Which is why incorporating the recommended daily intake of protein (about 18gms) should be a priority for you. Here is our guide for protein rich foods that you can start giving kids from today!