6 Top Tips to
Poor eating habits can cause digestive issues that could lead to difficulty in learning, behavioural problems, and challenges in potty training.1 Practising these handy tips can help improve your children’s digestion.
Avoid Overeating2
Causes bloating and indigestion
Monitor signs of hunger to avoid underfeeding
Get to Exercising3
Releases endorphins to relieve stress that affects the gut
Promotes the growth of good bacteria in the gut
Avoid Processed Food4
Diet drinks and artificial sweeteners can cause constipation and offset good bacteria population
Hydrate Regularly5
Key in balancing the beneficial bacteria in the gut
Balances stomach acid levels to help break down, digest and absorb nutrients
Consume More Fibre6
Promotes healthy bowel movement and
prevents constipation
Choose a Suitable Growing Up Milk
Partially hydrolyzed proteins (PHP) are easy to digest and absorb7
MFGM and expert DHA level^ help support brain development8
Lower lactose supports digestion without compromising energy requirement and overall growth
Be sure to consult a doctor for further advice
on maintaining your children’s gut health.
^FAO/WHO recommends daily dietary DHA intake of 10-12mg/kg body weight for children 12-24 months or 100-150mg DHA+EPA for children 2-4 years old.
Reference: FAO 2010. Fats and fatty acids in human nutrition. Report of an expert consultation. FAO
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