Protein is a key nutrient, necessary to build and repair tissues, make enzymes and hormones, build bones, muscles, skin and blood. In young, growing children, therefor, eating enough protein is even more important – essential for healthy growth and development, and energy.
From 0 to 6 months, babies get their entire protein requirement from breast milk or formula, but as they grow, parents have to introduce other proteins into the diet, as per their daily needs. This detailed infographic highlights the daily protein needs of different age groups, and the different foods to help meet the target.
Is My Kid Getting Enough Protein?
Infographic by – Feeding My Kid