Summer is a time for fun in the sun, but it can also be a time when your child's nutritional needs change.
This is the best vacation for all children of all age groups globally. Playing all the time, splashing in water, hanging from trees, getting dirty and then getting scolded also; that's what summer vacation is all about.
But side by side let's not forget the side effects of heat and kids ignoring their diet and water intake. This is a sure short recipe for dehydration, headaches, cramps and even falling Ill.So there are four summer Vitamins most important for children. Want to know how they help?
- Vitamin D
Vitamin D is known as the sunshine vitamin because though our skin can synthesize it when exposed to sunlight, many children don't get enough vitamin D, especially during the summer months when they may be spending more time indoors or wearing protective clothing when outside.
Vitamin D is essential for strong bones and teeth, and it also supports the immune system.
You can increase your child's vitamin D intake by including fatty fish, egg yolks, and fortified foods like milk, yogurt, and orange juice in their diet. A vitamin D supplement may also be recommended by your paediatrician.
- Vitamin C
Vitamin C is important for immune function and helps the body absorb iron.
During the summer, your child may be more prone to dehydration, so it's important to include vitamin C-rich foods in their diet to support the body's natural defense against infections. Fruits like strawberries, watermelon, and cantaloupe are high in vitamin C, as are citrus fruits like oranges and grapefruit.
- Vitamin A
Vitamin A is important for vision, skin health, and immune function.
It can be found in orange and yellow vegetables like sweet potatoes, carrots, and squash, as well as in dark leafy greens like spinach and kale. You can also find vitamin A in fruits like cantaloupe and mangoes.
- Vitamin E
Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that helps protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.
It also supports immune function and helps the body absorb vitamin K. Nuts and seeds like almonds, sunflower seeds, and hazelnuts are a great source of vitamin E, as are avocado and leafy greens like spinach and broccoli.
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