Infant Nutrition

Giannis Chrysou
Clinical Dietitian
Head of Nutrition Department - for outpatients - at Euroclinic Children's Hospital General Secretary of Hellenic Nutrition Institute
Βρέφος Διατροφή
The process of feeding an infant is a ritual for the mother and her newborn baby, which is not only about food, but also about the communication and warmth that strengthens their relationship.
Ταξιδεύοντας με παιδιά
Time for holidays! Whether you travel for one day or one week, by car or airplane, if you take children with you, you should be appropriately prepared. The days you used to pack only a small backpack with just a few clothes are long gone. Children need much more and you must predict every possible...
Πόσο συχνά πρέπει ένα παιδί να τρώει κόκκινο κρέας;
The beliefs of consumers - parents It is a prevailing perception that red meat is the most nutritious food for a child. Moreover, it is the main solution for the prevention of anaemia and, more generally, for the treatment of low iron levels in the blood of a child.
Οι ξηροί καρποί στην διατροφή του παιδιού
A healthy diet is necessary for everyone. But when it comes to children, who have increased nutritional needs for growth and formation, then it becomes vital. The provision of a balanced diet for covering the desired intake of all nutrients can also establish the foundations for good eating habits...
Ξεκινήστε τη ζωή του, προσφέροντας τις βάσεις της σωστής διατροφής
Parents' choice for their infant's diet significantly affects its health and weight in later life. Studies show that breastfeeding reduces the risk of ear infections, stomach virus infection and childhood leukaemia.
Μήπως του λείπει σίδηρος; Μάθετε να το αναγνωρίζετε
You will have noticed that many of the foods addressed to children and infants are fortified with iron. Iron is an essential nutrient for the formation of haemoglobin, namely the component of erythrocytes carrying oxygen to the various tissues of the human body. Red blood cells through blood...
Εισαγωγή στις στερεές τροφές
Many of the beautiful photographs of babies we see in magazines and advertisements feature small children seated in a child seat, smeared on the face or on their entire body with various foods. The introduction to solid foods may be a period with many funny moments. Yet, at the same time it can be...
Διατροφή και εγκεφαλική διαμόρφωση σε βρέφη και μικρά παιδιά
Children's brain is a particularly vulnerable organ, affected by various factors. An infant is born with all the brain cells it needs, but these are not connected. The connections that will develop in the next few years will allow the child to learn the world around it. By the age of three, it will...
Γιατί δεν πρέπει να δίνεται μέλι στο παιδί σας
When I inform parents that it is forbidden to give honey to their child, I often discern a sense of doubt. They think that it is a healthy food and they wonder why they are not allowed to add honey in a fruit-cream, for instance. The first thing that crosses their minds is that perhaps it is not...
Αποφύγετε τις τροφικές αλλεργίες
Introducing the infant to a solid foods diet can be a challenge for parents. It often raises many questions and concerns, especially on the allergies that may occur. The most common questions are: what usually causes food allergies, how can these be perceived and how they can be avoided.