Foods for Toddler with Diarrhea

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Foods for Toddler with Diarrhea – Vomiting, and diarrhea are very frequent in children, usually caused by viruses, bacteria, parasites. These symptoms are harmful to small ones, as it can quickly lead them to dehydration due to the loss of a lot of fluid in the organism.

Foods for Toddler with Diarrhea

To avoid dehydration of your son, he will have to replenish the lost liquids. Mothers who still breastfeed, the recommendation is to continue breastfeeding, because breast milk contains fluid and electrolytes needed to prevent dehydration.

Check below some recommended foods and guidance guide from Vila da Serra Hospital:

Recommended Foods:

Fruits: Apple banana, banana silver, guava without seed, apple without bark, peeled pear;
Vegetables: English potato, potato tubby b, cooked carrots, yams, cassava;
Liquids: coconut water, cashew juice, strained guava juice, lemon juice, homemade or industrialized oral serum;
Other foods: Rice, biscuit water, and salt, wheat flour, cassava flour, cornstarch, pasta, white bread, flour, gelatine, mashed vegetables without adding sugar.

Avoid:

Sugars, desserts or chocolates;
Soft drinks;
Raw and hardwood vegetables (contains fiber);
Red meat;
Fatty foods;
Excess condiments;
long periods of fasting;
Fruits like papaya, plum, orange, tangerine;
Milk and derivatives;
Legumes such as bean, lentil, pea, chickpeas, and soy;
Snacks, biscuits, chips and stuffed cakes.

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