Carrot

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Carrots are an excellent source of beta-carotene, which turns into vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A aids your baby’s eyes. Carrots also promote a strong immune system and contain phytochemicals that may protect against heart disease and certain cancers, notes the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Additionally, carrots are rich in fiber, which helps your infant have normal bowel movements, notes Brown. Carrots also contain some iron, calcium and vitamin C.

Puree Procedure

For one time meal

1/2 cup of peeled and chopped carrots

1/2 cup water

For Freezing ( 1 week)

2 cups peeled and chopped carrots

1.5 cups water

In a Sauce pan boil the carrots in water until carrots are soft and water reduces to almost 1/4, now mashed the carrots with water with the electric hand blender until you got the soft paste puree.

Note: start introducing semi solid to solid food when your baby is 6 months old. start introducing from

1- 2 tps in first week

2-2.5 tps in second week

1 tablespoon in third week

2 tablespoon in fourth week

also according to the appetite of your baby

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