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Healthy eating for children by Mandy Francis, Infinite Ideas

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37. Cheese please

A good source of calcium and popular with most children, cheese is a handy kitchen standby for creating tasty meals – fast.

So, why not tempt your kids away from those processed, stringy cheese sticks with a little imagination?

From six months of age you can start to introduce a little cheese into your child’s diet, either blended into other foods or served in wafer thin slices or tiny cubes. As your child gets older, adding cheese to a dish is almost guaranteed to get him eating absolutely anything – even veggies.

Mould-ripened soft cheeses, such as Brie and Camembert and blue cheeses like Stilton and Gorgonzola, are not suitable until your child is at least 12 months old, however, as there is a risk that they can cause food ...

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