What are the healthy weight gain foods for babies?

  • Breastmilk is the best food for babies less than 6 months old.

  • Formula milk also helps to gain weight in babies.

  • Another food that causes weight gain in babies is Oats.

  • Foods like pumpkin, sweet potato, ragi, yogurt, almonds, dal, ghee, and eggs help the baby to increase weight.

  • Peaches can be given after 6 months of age. Peaches are a great source of vitamin A, vitamin C, dietary fiber, and niacin.

  • Urad dal and moong dal helps babies and toddlers to gain a lot of weight.

  • Chicken can also be introduced into your baby's diet after 8 months of age. Chicken is rich in vitamin B6, B12, phosphorous, niacin, and magnesium.

  • Include banana, Apple, Chikku, and Pear to your baby's diet.

  • Cheese also helps in weight gain as it is rich in calcium, phosphorous, and selenium.

  • Avocado can be given to babies for weight gain after 6 months of age. This superfood is rich in dietary fiber and low in saturated fat.

Updated on: 30-Jul-2019


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