Complementary Foods

Editor(s): M. Fewtrell, C. Agostoni, N.F. Krebs The Nest vol. 25 , 2008

Summary

  • Pros and Cons of Early versus Later Introduction of Complementary Foods
  • Food fortifi cation and Food supplements: Their role in complementary feeding
  • Complementary Feeding: Preventing Defi ciencies, Achieving Balance This publication is not available online yet.

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  • Pros and Cons of Early versus Later Introduction of Complementary Foods

    Author(s): M.S. Fewtrell

    Complementary foods need to be introduced during the fi rst year of life for both nutritional and developmental reasons. Over this period, the ability of breast milk to meet nutritional requirements, particularly for energy, protein and micronutrients such as iron and zinc, becomes limited.

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