SWEET POTATO PEAR BABY FOOD RECIPE: FACTS
Sweet Potato Facts
Vitamin B6 helps in energy production, metabolism, and nervous system function.
Vitamin C is rarely given credit for its role in bone and tooth formation, digestion, blood cell formation, and aid in wound healing. Having antioxidant properties, it is also helps to fight of cancer causing free radicals.
Vitamin D aids in energy levels, mood, and the development of bones, healthy heart, nerves, skin, and teeth.
Iron aids in energy, white blood cell production, immune function, and protein metabolism.
Magnesium plays an important role in having healthy arteries, blood, heart, muscles, and nerve function.
- Pears are high in fiber, preventing bloating, constipation, and colon cancer.
- Pears contain a fair amount of vitamins C, K, B2, B3, and B6. For expecting or nursing moms, they also contain folate. Pears contain calcium, magnesium, potassium, copper, and manganese. Vitamin C and copper are antioxidant nutrients, so eating pears is good for your immune system, and may help prevent cancer.
- Pears also contain boron, which our bodies need in order to retain calcium. This means pears aid in bone and teeth development.
- It’s a hypoallergenic fruit which means those with food sensitivities can usually eat pears with no adverse effects.
SWEET POTATO PEAR BABY FOOD RECIPE: INGREDIENTS
1 pear, peeled and diced
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1 sweet potato, baked
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SWEET POTATO PEAR BABY FOOD RECIPE: STEPS
- Puree pear and potato
- Add breastmilk/formula to achieve desired consistency
- Serve, or freeze