Most people feel they do not eat enough fresh fruits and vegetables on a daily basis. Well, summer is the perfect time to change that. Take advantage of seasonal fruits and offer two to your children with every meal. Not only your kids will have a chance to learn new words, colors and flavors, but it is also good for their health. Let’s take a look at these five seasonal favorites and why they are good for everyone.
Blueberries – packed with antioxidants, they are the best your kids’ nervous system and brain can have
Cherries – these berries improve body’s circadian rhythms and will help your baby sleep better
Figs – high in potassium and fiber, figs are good for your children’s blood and digestive system
Raspberries – rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory nutrients, raspberries lower risk of chronic diseases and improve immune system
Watermelon – consisting of over 90% water, watermelon brings excellent hydration and lycopene that is good for your kid’s cardiovascular system