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All nutrients are important, but there are some nutrients you may want to pay particular attention to and make sure your toddler is getting enough.

What Does It Do?

Iron is a factor in red blood cell formation. Iron is an essential mineral for physical and mental growth.

How Much Do They Need?

Toddlers 1-3 yrs 7 mg per day

Where Can They Get It?

  • Enfagrow® A+®
  • Iron-fortified cereals
  • Fish
  • Meat
  • Poultry
  • Liver
  • Whole and enriched grains
  • Legumes
  • Dark green or leafy vegetables (spinach, kale)

Kid-Tested Tricks for Healthy Eating


  • Foods high in vitamin C (such as berries, tomatoes, peppers, orange juice, broccoli, cantaloupe, cauliflower and potatoes) help your toddler’s tummy absorb iron better.
  • One serving of Enfagrow® A+® will provide a 1-3 year old toddler with 39% of his Daily Requirements for iron.