Lentils are rich in magnesium, vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, iron, etc., which are helpful in the development of young children.
It also has antibacterial, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties.
Benefits of lentil water:
1. Eliminate Iron Deficiency:
Most young children have iron deficiency. They are not given any medicine at this age to make up for this deficiency. The effort is made to make up for this deficiency with breast milk.
Now one solution is to make lentil water and give it to the child. The rich nutrition in it is beneficial for the health of the child.
2. The baby’s stomach will be fine:
Stomach problems are common with young children, and lentil water is the best way to prevent this. It will also improve the baby’s digestion, and correct stomach upset.
3. Bone strength:
Feeding the baby lentil water gives him calcium and magnesium which is useful for strengthening his bones.
4. Preventing colds and coughs:
A child who drinks lentil water avoids colds and coughs because the lentils are warm. They create natural heat in the child’s body and also prevent dehydration.
How to make lentil water?
Either lentils or lentils can be used to make lentil water.
4 to 5 tablespoons of peanut or lentils
A pinch of turmeric
A pinch of salt
A cup of water
Put lentils in a cooker, add salt and turmeric and stir, cook in a cooker so that it cooks quickly and does not lose nutrients.
When completely dissolved, sift it out.
The lentil water is ready.
This filtered water is the best food for the baby.
A child of six months or older can be given lentil water. It will also nourish the baby and fill his stomach.