One of the best first foods for a baby is an avocado. It is creamy and mild for the baby and really easy to prepare for the mommy! You can start your baby on avocado as early as 6 months.
But apart from the benefit of convenience and palate worthiness, it is also a very healthy food for a baby.
1# Avocado is rich in mono unsaturated fatty acids and anti-oxidants which are good for the skin and eyes.
2# One avocado provides 50% of a body’s daily needs of vitamin K which is an important nutrient for bone health as it increases the calcium absorption in the body. This is one the main reasons why it is a super food for babies.
3# It has anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties. Infact it is rich in folates which are said to have led to reduction in birth defects in unborn babies whose mothers took a folates rich diet.
4# It is a lean food which means that it low on bad fat and high on good natural fats which are essential for a baby.
5# It is loaded with nutrients. Avocado has essential minerals and nutrients such as vitamin A,B,C,E and K…this list goes on.