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However, change in appetite can also be an indication that there is an underlying zinc deficiency, so it’s worth considering this. The best sources of zinc include red meat, legumes, nuts and seeds. If he’s going through a fussy phase it’s likely this is restricting his consumption of these foods anyway.
In the meantime, try grating vegetables into meat patties, adding them to sauces or cutting them into sticks.
You can also layer zucchini slices, chopped spinach and cooked carrots in place of pasta in lasagne. Juicing and making smoothies with vegetables and berries that give the drink a more appetising colour is another simple way to increase his consumption of vegetables.
There can be many reasons for feeling consistently tired, but iron levels are a prime suspect.