As an excellent food protein, eggs are an excellent food for parents to provide. Children’s egg protein and egg globulin are similar to human protein and are ideal food for infants and young children. Generally, from 7-9 months old, the baby can be gradually eat soft, chewable soft foods such as noodles and ground porridge. As your child’s age increases, children should be allowed to eat more chewy foods such as peanuts, sugar cane, and spiced beans to maintain a good stimulating effect on the deciduous teeth and promote the deciduous teeth to fall off on time.
It is not advisable to eat egg white upto 8 months. This is because the baby’s digestive system is not fully developed, the intestinal wall is very thin, and the permeability is very high. The protein in the egg white is albumin , the molecule is small, and it can enter directly through the intestinal wall. In the baby’s blood, it is easy to cause a series of allergic reactions or allergic diseases such as eczema , urticaria, and asthmatic bronchitis . It is recommended to add egg white to the food supplement after 8 months.
In general, children aged 1 to 2 need about 40 grams of protein per day. In addition to ordinary food, it is enough to add 1 to 1.5 eggs per day.
Egg yolk should not be included when adding complementary foods for 6 months . It is recommended to start adding in 7 to 9 months, and gradually increase from 1/4 to 1 per day.
Children over the age of 1 can start eating whole eggs. Some children will have an allergic reaction when eating eggs. This is mainly allergic to egg albumin. Avoid eating egg whites or even whole eggs. Afterwards, gradually eat egg yolks in small amounts and gradually achieve desensitisation. For most children, eggs, especially egg yolks, are rich in nutrients, which are good for promoting the growth and development of young children, strengthening the body and the development of the brain and nervous system, and enhancing intelligence. It is not worthwhile to waste, and it is advisable to eat one every day.
Eggs are eaten in a variety of ways. In terms of nutrient absorption and digestion, boiled eggs are 100%, fried eggs are 97%, tender fried is 98%, old fried is 81.1%, and boiled water and milk are 92. 5%, raw food is 30% to 50%. Therefore, boiled eggs are the best way to eat, but pay attention to chewing slowly, otherwise it will affect absorption and digestion. However, for children, steamed egg tarts and egg-flower soup are the most suitable, because these two methods can make the protein loose and easily digested by the body.
Eggs are well-known nutritious foods. According to scientific analysis, egg yolk is rich in lecithin which can enhance memory. Lecithin is digested to release choline, which enters the bloodstream and will soon reach the brain. Recent studies have pointed out that rhythmically supplying enough nutrients to choline can prevent memory loss that is common in elderly people around the age of 60, and it can improve the memory decline of people of all ages.