Baby food, which is the most popular among parents, actually, is not so useful, as stated by the manufacturer. The results of the analysis conducted by the University of Greenwich showed in baby food is almost not necessary substances essential for normal growth, protect your baby from illness and its further development, writes The Daily Mail.
Now, most brands of baby food do not contain and fifth fraction is recommended in the diet of iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium and other vital substances to a child's development. It turns out that if you feed your child only food purchased in the store, then this child threatens the development of beriberi, and there may be a deviation in its development.
In total, the staff of the University were tested compounds 8 is quite popular meat products for children that focus on children age 6-12 months, and 4 mashed vegetables. Scientists were interested in the concentration of calcium, potassium, sodium, iron, selenium, magnesium and zinc.
As it turned out, for example, meat products contained only 3% of the recommended daily amount of calcium. And products from vegetables to 7% zinc, and iron - 6%. Considering how many cans of food a child eats in a day, it is the nutrients in the proper amount, it will not. However, calcium is essential for bone formation, teeth, regulation of contraction of the cardiac muscles and normalize blood clotting. Magnesium is also needed for bone, copper for normal brain development, and the trace mineral selenium is essential for the immune system.
Experts, under the guidance of Dr. Nazanin Zand pretension state: "Such powerful companies as Cow and Gate and Heinz, producing baby food, not faced with the rather rigid regulation in the sphere of its activity, in contrast to manufacturers of food products for adults".