Trans4mind Home Page

A New Diet For a Baby

By Yana Mikheeva

It seems nothing else can be invented in this eternal sphere of baby's nutrition. Juices, fruits, semolina However, science moves forward. Unfortunately, ecology too. There're more and more babies today, who cannot bear protein food that we think is so necessary for a growing organism. But, alas, almost all babies don't "accept cow's milk now, and many of them even "refuse from the most hypoallergic one - soy milk. Now even formulas for premature babies are prepared with minimum protein.

It is proved that great protein load while the first year of life leads to adiposity, cardio-sclerosis, nephritic pathologies and hypertension in future. We have quite opposite attitude to classic babies paps now. Substances, damaging a baby's alimentary canal were found in them.

So, scientists have to re-invent a baby formula again and again. These changes touched not only modern adapted milk formulas, but also supplementary feeding - the first "adult food in a baby's ration. So, alas, we have to refuse from old approved methods and meet new ones.

First of all, let's talk about changes in a routine of feeding. It's not a secret today that inner biological clock of a human organism is highly individual. And as all people are divided into "larks and "owls according to a routine of sleep, as every one of us has own periods of highest intellectual and physical activity and slackness, pain resistance etc. These external displays are conditioned by work of internals: nervous, locomotive, immune systems, and, of course, digestion system. We, adult people, eat not according to a routine, but when we want, not thinking about all these difficulties. And, as it turns out, it's right.

However, we"ve been refusing our babies in this right for a long time. We nursed them according to a strict schedule, in spite of the fact that a baby had just fallen asleep and just didn't want to eat. Of course, such training can teach to a routine. But whether this forced regulation of bio-clock according to a formal schedule will be good for a baby? And the damage is clear: a baby eats unwillingly and little, and in "untimely hours he feels hunger and problems with digestion begin

Now it is considered that free feeding is better. This doesn't mean that the routine will change from day to day to a baby's liking. A baby will just determine his hours of feeding by himself for some certain period of time, and will keep to them, believe it. Probably, these hours will slightly differ from those that were imposed on him. The only difficulty is that a mother will have to learn to distinguish a hungry cry of a baby from any other.

Traditionally, pediatrists recommended giving juices to babies since they are 3 weeks old. But recent researches showed that this is of little benefit - allergic reactions are too frequent, alimentary canal is not ready for such food yet, and juices can hardly fill up lack of vitamins in a baby's organism. It will be better for mother to eat more fruits and drink natural juices - then a baby will receive all vitamins with mother's milk. Now we recommend acquainting a baby with fruit juices only when he is 4 months old, beginning from several drops. On no account give some "exotic juice to a baby as his first juice, moreover super-allergenic - citrus. (This concerns first fruits too). Apple is least allergenic and contains gentle pectic substances.

Now some words about paps. Now pediatrists reject hard many usual paps: a substance called glyodine was found in them. This is mucopolysaccharide, which is situated in some herbs shells (rye, oats, wheat, barley) and causes necrosis (gangrene) of bowels fibers, due to which absorption of nutritive materials occurs. Modern science rehabilitated only rice, buckwheat and corn paps. And classic semolina turned out to be the most harmful.

A baby, which "sits only on usual semolina, will suffer from chronic gastritis, colitis and have susceptibility to oncological diseases of intestines, as experts consider. There's another big minus of semolina: it is rich in phytin. Phytin changes a baby's intestines medium the way that calcium and vitamin D, which come to a baby's organism with food, are not absorbed, passing along a baby's organism as a useless transit. And this is a straight road to rachitis. Doctors also see harm from notorious semolina in deterioration of iron absorption. That's why rachitis is often accompanied by anemia.

Of course, this doesn't mean semolina is prohibited for ever. You can include it into a baby's ration when he reaches 1 year old, when normal work of intestines is regulated already and its fermentative system its mature enough. But you shouldn't start a baby's supplementary feeding from cereal paps - this is one of new concepts of baby's nutrition.

Read more about baby nutrition at

About The Author
Yana Mikheeva,

From our extensive site, you'll find good info on many topics using this search:

Support your personal development with these popular and effective hypnosis downloads...

  • Public Speaking Fear ~ Banish speaking anxiety and nerves with hypnosis.
  • Motivate Yourself to Exercise ~ Build a powerful exercise habit that you can't break.
  • Get Rid of Fear & Anxiety ~ Stop worry and apprehension wrecking your life.
  • Self Esteem ~ Break the negative trance of low self esteem and give yourself a chance in life.
  • Create Your Own Reality ~ Use the power of your unconscious mind to transform your life.
  • Deeper Self Respect ~ Use hypnosis to connect with your true inner worth.
  • Detach From Fear ~ Tune out nervousness and anxiety with hypnosis.
  • Improving Concentration and Focus ~ Learn how to discipline, direct and command your mind to improve your performance.
  • Exercise Motivation ~ Give you powerful keys to getting back on track with your exercise - and staying there.
  • Overcoming Shyness ~ Provides an invisible security blanket allowing you to develop social ease and overcome shyness.
  • Quick Confidence Booster ~ An audio hypnosis session that's specifically designed to get you (quickly!) back on track.
  • Stop Negative Thoughts ~ Learn powerful hypnotic techniques to stop negative thoughts before they start.
  • Overcoming Procrastination ~ Let hypnosis help you get on with what you need to do, when you need to do it. Let nothing hold you back.
  • Think Thin ~ Use hypnosis to re-train your brain and lose weight naturally... that's how to get and stay slim.
  • Fall Asleep Fast ~ Relearn how to fall asleep fast and enjoy a good night's sleep.
  • The Next Level ~ Designed to radically boost your performance in any field. It's based on a technique used by top athletes and other successful people to help them make a big stride forward.
This is our selection of favorites, but there's a session for every need! Choose from over 800 Hypnosis Downloads...
Search now on an issue that interests or concerns you...

View all the Hypnosis Downloads here

The New Wave in Meditation Technology

Click here to learn more about the iAwake Profound Meditation Program
The iAwake Profound Meditation Program
is a way of enhancing your meditation practice, making meditation not only easier and more enjoyable, but also more efficient and effective.
Profound Meditation provides the smoothest, deepest, richest, most profound meditation experience available anywhere...
Here is a link to a free 20-minute track from iAwake Technologies - a sample of the type of tools that will deepen your meditation immediately and help you quickly become a successful meditator. It's the opening track of iAwake's flagship product, the Profound Meditation Program, called the iAwake Experience...
Learn More and Download the iAwake Experience
We think you'll find this technology a tremendous aid on your transformative journey of becoming your best and most creative self - and you can get started today!
Copyright © 1997-2018 Trans4mind Ltd