What is Si Sen Formula?
Si Sen Formula is a plant based food recipe that is specially formulated for children good nutrition. Widely used by Asian parents, with recipe passed down through generations, it consists of the four popular food ingredients (Chinese Yam, Lotus Seeds, Euryale Seeds, Poria) with natural vitamins and minerals to help strengthen baby’s digestive functions, and hence enabling a better absorption of nutrients for a strong immune system. Packed with wholegrains goodness, this winning weaning formula provides a nutritious start to infant first food (4+ Months) and consists of ingredients of the following:
Chinese Yam Strengthens Digestive system
Chinese Yam (also known as Shan Yao) contains a host of key nutrients like iron, calcium, phosphorus with its primary role of strengthening and invigorate. It also contains nutrient known as saponins for boosting your baby’s digestive system and resistance to illness. Saponins increase the body’s ability to absorb calcium and silicon, both of which are required for optimum digestion. On its own, Chinese yam also has a mildly sweet taste that can be very comforting for your child.
Lotus Seed Helps Memory and Concentration
In addition to enhancing digestion and appetite, Lotus seed contains iron, protein, magnesium and niacin. Niacin, a form of Vitamin B3, is an essential nutrient for the proper functioning of the brain, as well as improving memory and concentration. It is also involved in converting carbohydrates, fats and protein into energy for cell functions. It is thus important in regulating metabolism and growth.
Euryale seed Fuel Source for the brain
Also known as Fox Seed, is rich in macro and micronutrients, such as carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, starch, riboflavin, calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin B1, B2, niacin and other trace elements, which help to strengthen the kidney and nourish the spleen. Containing complex carbohydrates that are the primary fuel source for the brain, this 'slow-releasing' carbohydrates helps the child as he plays and learns new skills with beneficial effect on mental performance. It works amazingly well when paired with Chinese yam to give children the health boost they need in their important early years.
Poria For Better Absorption of Nutrients
Poria is widely known as an immune-regulative food as it strengthens physiological activities to improve babies’ spleen and digestive functions to enable better absorption of nutrients for healthy growth, development and disease prevention. Additionally, it helps to calm the nerves, strengthen the stomach and contains indirect antiviral properties as well.
Ikan Bilis Builds Strong Bones and Teeth
Ikan Billis, also known as small anchovy, contains protein, calcium, iron, vitamins and DHA. Calcium supports development of strong bones, and teeth while iron is an important nutrient for child's healthy cognitive development. It is also necessary for healthy nerve and muscle function. We choose only the fresh fish from the market, which is sent directly to our kitchen to process.
Ginseng Brain Food for baby
Yangshen, also known as Ginseng, is a natural source of plant lecithin, which is a brain food for your baby. Contains also 16 different vitamins and minerals, which strengthen immune system and facilitate child's memory and learning development
Brown Rice for baby
Brown rice belongs in the category of health foods that’s very nearly organic-meaning as close as you can get, retaining each rice grain’s germ and bran layers. These layers contain a multitude of vitamins, minerals oils, fatty acids and fibre which baby needs in greater quantities as he transitions to a solid food diet. And this includes important nutrients such as Vitamin B Complex, Vitamin E, Potassium, Iron, Calcium, Phosphorus, and a great source of essential fats that help strengthen the cardiovascular and immune system.
When your child is born, the digestive system (spleen and stomach) is weak and requires time to develop and strengthen. In the early months, your child would not have sufficient enzymes to digest food properly, or the right antibodies that fight off pathogens. A root to a strong body needs a good digestive system to absorb the nutrients that are taken. And this is why your child needs to build up his digestive system to facilitate the absorption of the food.
Just like your child’s digestive system, the complex immune system would take some time to develop and be strong enough to fight off infections. Fortunately, your own antibodies, which have been passed down to your little one during pregnancy, stick around for a few months to offer your child the protection needed while the body builds its own defence mechanisms. To help children continue building up their own defences, they have to have a strong digestive system to absorb the food and strengthen immunity.
Brain and Mental Health
Growing up in a world that prizes competence and mental acuity both in academics and non-academic activities, children need a good head start with proper nutrition to boost their mental performance. And a good start needs a strong digestive system to absorb the nutrients that we have provided our child with.
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