Good nutrition
will help your toddler
reach developmental milestones

6 important nutrients
that help support your toddler’s development
Why does my toddler need it?
85% of brain growth is completed by age 3. That’s why now is an important time for brain-nourishing
, an important building block of the brain, which helps support normal cognitive development.
Where can he get it?
Most foods toddlers eat are low in DHA, which is found naturally in fatty fish like salmon. Although Canada’s Food Guide recommends eating fish every week, 2 out of 3 toddlers are not eating fish on a weekly basis* Enfagrow A+ is an every day toddler nutritional drink and an easy way to give your toddler more DHA, an important building block of the brain.
Why does my toddler need it?
Carries oxygen from the lungs to all parts of the body
Helps build red blood cells
Helps the brain develop
Where can he get it?
Meat, fish, poultry, eggs, enriched grain products, tofu and legumes
from animal sources is absorbed 2-3 times more efficiently than iron from plant sources. To increase the iron absorbed from plant foods, serve them with foods rich in vitamin C.
Why does my toddler need it?
Helps build strong, healthy bones and teeth
Helps the heart, muscles and nerves work properly
Where can he get it?
Dairy products (such as milk, cheese and yogurt), fortified orange juice, tofu (set with
) and canned fish with bones
Why does my toddler need it?
Helps the body absorb calcium
Works together with calcium to help maintain healthy bones and teeth
Where can he get it?
Fortified milk, certain kinds of fish, fortified eggs and fortified orange juice
The body can also synthesize vitamin D in the skin from exposure to sunlight—hence its nickname, the “sunshine vitamin”.
Why does my toddler need it?
Helps keep gums healthy
Helps support the immune system
Promotes iron absorption
Helps heal cuts and wounds
Where can he get it?
Vegetables and fruit such as red and green peppers, broccoli, strawberries, kiwi, citrus fruits and juices
Why does my toddler need it?
Essential for keeping the body functioning well
Part of every cell in the body
Needed to build and repair muscle, tissue, skin, nails and hair
Helps build hormones and enzymes
Where can he get it?
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs, tofu, legumes, nuts, nut butters, milk, cheese, cottage cheese and yogurt
*Based on a survey of over 800 Moms across Canada with toddlers aged 9-36 months of age.
Up to 2 servings a day of Enfagrow A+
may help your toddler reach recommended levels of DHA, iron, calcium, vitamin C and protein as part of an overall diet.
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