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10 Superfoods for Kids


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Broccoli
Although raw is best, cooked broccoli also packs a punch.
Although raw is best, cooked broccoli also packs a punch.
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As we all know, there are good carbs and bad carbs. Broccoli is loaded with fiber, which is one of the good ones, especially for growing children. Broccoli also has plenty of vitamins and minerals, which helps your child's eyesight and helps to ward off cell damage. Eating it raw is the best way to ensure that your child gets all those nutrients, but that may be a tough sell to the little ones. Sneak it into casseroles and stir fry dishes your kids like for best results. Let them add some reduced-fat salad dressing or dip to lightly steamed florets and you just may have a broccoli-loving junior.


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