Meat is a source of important nutrients for your baby's healthy development. Nutritionists agree that babies older than 6 months need meat. This is when the iron store, which was created in the womb, is used up. Iron then has to be absorbed from food as the body is unable to produce it by itself.
Do babies really need meat already?
But what does the iron in meat actually do?
Meat is the ideal source of iron, because iron in meat is readily available for absorption by the body.
So, why is iron so important for healthy growth? Is it possible to do without it? For a baby, the shortage of this trace element will have an impact on his/her health. Iron is a component of red blood cells which ensures oxygen transportation through the organism to the cells. Cells need oxygen in order to product energy for the body, and most oxygen is needed in the brain. That is why iron is fundamental for a baby’s mental development.
With HiPP, you can be sure that all products only use strictly controlled meat of organic quality. These come from animals that are raised used species-appropriate conditions