Archive for the ‘Baby Foods’ Category
Dairy Digestibility Chart

Dairy Digestibility Chart Dairy Digestability v3  PDF If your infant or child is lactose intolerant or has a hard time with dairy such as cow milk (eczema, constipation, reflux, gas, skin rashes, ear infections, etc), here is a chart to help you understand which dairy foods are easiest to digest vs most difficult so you can [Read more…]

Soaking grains and beans is critical for children’s digestion

Are you feeding your young child grains or beans? If so, first you should know that there is a large amount of evidence showing that you should AVOID feeding you infant under the age of 12 months ANY grains or beans. They are incredibly hard for babies to digest and it puts a lot of [Read more…]

Bone Broth: The Magical Ingredient for Your Infant’s Gastrointestinal concerns and Food Allergies

Fresh homemade bone broth (aka. stock) is a magical food that you must keep in stock at all times in your freezer. I make a BIG batch of it every 2-3 weeks and freeze it to use through the weeks. Bone broth contains important minerals in a form that is easy for the body to [Read more…]

Health benefits of eggs from pasture-raised hens

When buying eggs to feed your infants and young children, it is critical to consider the health benefits and advantages of “pasture-raised eggs” (the GOLD standard) over “free-roaming” or “organic” eggs – and certainly over conventional (aka battery hens) grocery store eggs. Yes, it is ABSOLUTELY worth it for you to find a source of [Read more…]

Healthy Infant Feeding Chart and First Baby Foods

First Baby Foods The biggest area of confusion with moms is about first baby foods. There is no shortage of books on the topic, and Pediatricians even have their recommendations, but are those recommendations correct? Are they based on any scientific research? Unfortunately not! Most 1st baby food recommendations in books and at the pediatrician [Read more…]

Good Snacks for Kids Under 12 months

Q:I’m trying to replace Cheerios. Is puffed rice a good snack food for a 10 month old? A: Nope, it’s really not ideal. Puffed rice and other puffed cereals are subject to extreme pressure and temperatures (extrusion) damaging the grain (rice, oats, wheat) significantly and it has some negative effect on endocrine system.Animal studies comparing [Read more…]