The more parents help to intensify the experience of a wide variety of foods in the very first stage of life of the child (from 6 months to 3 years), the more he will become an adult capable of appreciating all types of tastes. The first is a tool reserved for the scientific community; the second, with a simpler and more immediate cut, is designed for mothers and contains numerous tips and suggestions on how to let the little ones discover the variegated universe of flavors and on how to train the senses and form taste snacks delivery in Singapore.
Taste certainly has some genetically determined components , as demonstrated by prestigious international research*, but in humans the genetic component in determining food preferences is strongly modified by experience: and it is therefore thanks to this that parents can contribute in a decisive in the education of the taste of their little ones from the first months of life.
The education of taste – The study “The development of taste in the child” shows how, in fact, fetal life is already important in determining food preferences. In fact, the “flavors” contained in the foods ingested during pregnancy by the mother pass the placental filter, reach the amniotic fluid and are “eaten” by the fetus who thus becomes aware of them. Another particularly important moment is that of breastfeeding: breastfed children are exposed to a wider spectrum of tastes than those fed with artificial milk and therefore will appreciate more different foods when they are older, from weaning onwards.
Strengthened by all this, we can choose for the little ones not tapioca and cassava, freeze-dried foods and jars of starch disguised as meat. We can offer them the best, all the values of a healthy Mediterranean diet. it is also successful due to the introduction of “medicinal” foods – antioxidants, anti-aggregating agents, antibiotics – in abundance. Strengthened by all this, we can choose for the little ones not tapioca and cassava, freeze-dried foods and cans of starch disguised as meat.