Nutrients for Infancy

By:Alex Cortorreal

Meals for Infants

Birth through 3 Months:formula or breast milk

4 through 7 Months:formula or breast milk, infant cereal

8 through 11 Months: Fruits and vegetables

Nutritious Breakfasts

  • Are based on a starchy food such as bread, toast or breakfast cereal
  • Include milk, yogurt, cheese, egg or meat such as bacon or ham
  • Include some fruit.
  • Examples: Breakfast cereal with milk, plus some fruit pieces, Leek and potato soup with grated cheese, Meat or cheese sandwiches with raw vegetable sticks

Calories for Infants

Birth - 520 to 570 calories

Six months - 676 to 743 calories

Foods for Infants

  • Blueberries
  • Yogurt
  • Squash
  • Dark leafy greens
  • Meats
  • Avocados
  • Organes
  • Grapes