From Culpeper, Virginia, USA:
What type of foods would you suggest as finger foods for a child who has diabetes and is just beginning to eat solid foods?
I would suggest the old standbys that most parents with toddlers resort to...Cheerios, Goldfish crackers, small pieces of fruit, and low fat string cheese sticks. I hope this list helps. Remember, it is at this very formative stage in a child's life that good nutrition habits are begun. Introduce your child to a variety of foods.
[Editor's comment: When she was first eating solids, my daughter would also eat small pieces of cooked broccoli florets, frozen peas (cooked or still frozen!), and small pieces of cooked carrots. BH]
Original posting 4 Feb 2006
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:06
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