RD, LDN, CBS
Certified in Maternal and Infant Nutrition from Cornell, Angela’s mission is to help people reach their wellness goals. She also helps run a program that teaches pregnant women about how a healthy lifestyle optimizes prenatal and postnatal care.
When it comes to feeding your child, it’s important to provide nutrient-dense foods that will fuel his body with the nutrition he needs to support proper growth and development. Not only is yogurt nutritious, it’s also delicious! Toddlers often love the smooth, creamy texture and flavor of yogurt, so it’s a win-win for parents and kids alike.
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If you’ve ever stumbled upon the supermarket shelves dedicated to “kid’s yogurts” you’ve likely noticed that not all tot-friendly yogurts are created equal. Many of these options contain added sugar and other additives. With the overwhelming number of options available today, how are you to know what’s best for your child? Here’s how: choose a whole milk based yogurt with no added sugar. This way, your child gets the nutrients without any of the undesirable extras (think added sugars!)
Here are some reasons why yogurt is an excellent addition to your toddler’s diet: