Dairy products – do children need them

Dairy products – do children need them

Milk is the first and only food of a newborn baby. We know very well that mother's milk, as well as the modified one, is supposed to provide the baby with all the necessary ingredients for proper developmentóin nutritional. However, the question often arises whether dairy is still so important in the later years of a child's life? The answer is YES. Nutritionists emphasize that przetworódairy products should not be missing from the diet of our kids, as they are an ideal source of nourishmentóThe bottom of the diet is calcium or phosphorus, necessary for bone formation, toothóin and development of the young body.

In the first months of life, the baby should be fed only breast or modified milk (if the mother can not feed). Such milk should be given until at least 6 months. With time you can diversify the diet and, if there are no contraindications, from 10 months include cow's milk, yogurt or kefir, but it is important that they are natural, without added sugar. After the first year of life can also be homogenized cheese or cheese. Many parentsów wonder, however, whether dairy is definitely healthy for their children, and wokół this topic has been the subject of many nutritional myths in recent yearsów. It is worth noting that the Polish Pediatric Society and the Institute of Food and Nutrition agree that dairy products should be present in every toddler's diet.

Milk – why it is so essential in a child's diet?

Dairy products are a real wealth of ingredientsóin minerals, such as.: phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, zinc, as well as vitamins: B2, B12, A and E. In the diet of children they are especiallyólnie important, because they condition their proper developmentój. Also essential is calcium, whichóry is responsible for proper blood clotting, muscle or nervous system function. Very important is the fact that during the first few years of life, as much as half of a person's bone mass is formed, the rest is formed up to 25.-30. one year of age. Once this limit is crossed, it only begins to decrease. E.g. Łaciate Junior milk with a fat content of 3.8%, whichóre has been created specifically with the youngest in mind is a product ideally suited to the individual needs of children. However, let's not forget about other dairy products, whichóre with time róshould also appear in the diet of our fast-growing child.

Clean label and delicious taste

When the baby is still tiny, it's best to give him easily digestible foods. Homogenized cheeses are ideal then. It is worth choosing one thatóry will not contain additional substances. Amongód wide range of this type of productóin particularóOne of the most noteworthy is Rolmlecz vanilla cheese. Present on the market for nearly 50 years, he enjoys unflagging popularity among theód successive generations of children and adults. It is worth to zwrópay attention to his crótic ingredients and a clean label, thanks to whichórej is a delicious and nutritious snack.

It is also worth introducing kefir, buttermilk or curdled milk to the diet of a toddler on a permanent basis. And what to do if our toddler does not like these flavorsów? Then a good way is to prepare a smoothie for him, i.e. adding fruitów and vegetables, and then blending them. In this wayób we will create a new taste, and at the same time provide the baby with additional vitamins. How to make a quick and healthy cocktail for our baby?

Banana love


  • 500 ml Buttermilk Mrągowska
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 1 banana
  • a handful of flakesóin almond
  • 1-2 tablespoons of maple syrup
  • a pinch of cinnamon


Banana and carrots peeled and cut. Roast the almond flakes until golden, in a dry and well-heated pan. We set it aside to cool down. Carrots, cereal and Mrągowo Buttermilk are placed in a blender and blended. Then add the remaining ingredients and blend for a while more to get a smooth cocktail.