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Type of publication: Konferencijų tezės nerecenzuojamuose leidiniuose / Conference theses in non-peer-reviewed publications (T2)
Field of Science: Agronomija / Agronomy (A001)
Author(s): Mackevičiūtė, Laura;Jarienė, Elvyra
Title: Consumption analysis of carrot puree for babies
Is part of: International Scientific Conference "New trends in Food safety and quality" NIFSA 2017, 5 - 7 October 2017, Aleksandras Stulgiskis University, Lithuania. Akademija, 2017
Extent: p. 67
Date: 2017
Keywords: carrots puree;complementary feeding;nutrition;questionnaire
ISBN: 9786094491207
Abstract: Carrots are often one of baby's first food. They are easy to digest and also full of nutrients such as Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Calcium. In our questionnaire about carrot puree consumption replied 426 respondent and the answers are as follows: most trustworthy information dissemination tool when talking about baby's nutrition is books and leaflets (32,6%), while the least trusted tool is TV shows (0.2%). Talking about months, when did parents started to give carrot puree, almost half of them answered since 6 months. Also, parents often give carrots and other vegetables or fruits mix (98.8%), than only carrots puree (1.2%), often make puree by themselves (91.8%) than buy it in supermarket (8.2%). Moreover, half of parents grow carrots in their gardens (50.9%). Talking about bought puree, the biggest influence on buying decision is food composition (35.5%), organic product sign (25%), manufacturer (15.6) and others. Furthermore, 12% of parents have bought poor quality or expired puree. Summing up, we can see that in Lithuania parents guided by World Health Organization recommendations, which offers complementary feeding start at 6 months with small amounts of food and increase gradually as the child gets older and gradually increase food consistency and variety
Affiliation(s): Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Žemės ūkio akademija
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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