The correct way for babies to eat sugar
1. Prevent excessive sugar consumption
Some parents especially like to add sugar to milk and Congee in order to make their children eat more. In this way, children will easily develop a preference for sweets. At ordinary times, control the baby's snack intake, try to eat less sugary Dim sum, chocolate and jelly, and keep the baby's diet low in saccharification.
2. Choose the right time to eat sugar
Children should never be given sugar or sweets on an empty stomach, after a full meal, within 2 hours before eating, or before going to bed.
3. What to do if the baby is pestering for sugar
"Babies like to eat sugar, so parents may wish to make an agreement with their babies about the amount of sugar they can eat each week and the time they eat it.". For example, during the Spring Festival, the family has a wealth of New Year goods, and when visiting relatives and friends, it is inevitable to be invited to eat candy. You can make an appointment with your baby in advance and only eat one candy and two cookies a day.
4. Don't treat sugar as a special treat
When a baby is sick, don't let him eat some sweet food to improve his taste. Doing so is not conducive to the recovery of the sick child.
5. Pay attention to invisible sugar
In addition to some well-known junk food, there are also some sugar hidden in places that are not easy to find. Such as juice and overly sweet fruits. When giving children fruit juice, it is important to control the amount, not exceeding 150 milliliters per day, and it is best to choose pure fruit juice. Try to encourage your baby to develop a healthy habit of eating more fruit and drinking less juice drinks. If it's too sweet fruit, don't overdo it.
6. Strengthen the protection of teeth
Eating sugar can easily lead to tooth decay, but it is not possible to completely avoid eating it. If it is possible to brush your teeth immediately after eating sugar, your baby's risk of tooth decay can be significantly reduced. In addition, regularly taking your child to the department of stomatology for dental examination and timely handling of problems can also protect your child's teeth from sugar damage.