Energising iron transports oxygen to the body and brain, and is important for growth and development. Healthy Food Guide helps you iron up your littlie’s diet.
How much is enough?
Iron requirements change as children grow. Here’s the recommended iron intake for kids depending on their age and sex:
|AGE||BOYS (mg per day)||GIRLS (mg per day)|
|1-3 year olds||9||9|
|4-8 year olds||10||10|
|9-13 year olds||8||8|
|14-18 year olds||11||15|
Here are six easy ways to add more iron to your littlie’s diet:
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