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Looking for a delicious, nutrient-packed side or snack for your toddler or big kid? Plantain chips make a wonderful addition to your child's diet. These are a delicious, lightly-fried snack that even you can enjoy with your child.
We also want to note, there seems to be conflicting research about whether or not coconut oil is healthy for children. Like anything else, this should be eaten in moderation. Coconut oil is high in saturated fat, but is also strengthens the immune system, regulates metabolism, heals and protects cells and helps prevents diabetes. Use a variety of fats for cooking and baking and use oils like olive, canola, and avocado too. That way you not only get a variety of flavors, but a variety of fats, including the healthy poly- and monounsaturated kind. Follow the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendation of having your child screened for high cholesterol between ages 9-11. Continue serving lots of foods that are proven to be heart-healthy, like fruits and vegetables, whole grains like whole grain bread and brown rice, nuts and seeds, and fish.
One teaspoon of salt equals 2,300 milligrams of sodium. Daily recommended sodium intake guidelines for children and adolescents are as follows: