Commercial baby food is full of Sugar and fillers, experts say

After baby food came under the scanner for lead content and other problems, it is once again in the news for the bad reasons. According to experts, the commercial baby foods out there are not good and contain high levels of sugar and fillers. The conclusion was drawn out by Dr. Julia Bhosale who analysed…

Lead content in the baby food is raising concerns

A new report from the Environmental Defense Fund has found some shocking details regarding baby food. According to the report, around 20 per cent of the baby food samples tested had lead content in them. The research was done on samples collected in the time frame of 2003 to 2013. “The levels we found were…

Baby food pouches might be dangerous for your kids

While baby food pouches are a convenient way for the parents to feed their babies, it might not be as healthy as it sounds. Experts suggest that it might impact motor development in babies if they are fed from such pouches. “I believe it affects their ability to develop oral motor development and self-feeding. Pouch…

Why you should not give fruit juice to babies

The diet of a newborn baby is something that we should take care of. The first year, in particular, is crucial. One thing that you should not give your baby in the first year is fruit juice. the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that the fruit juices will not be able to give a number…

This component in baby foods could be dangerous

The high levels of arsenic found in majority of the baby foods could be a result in stunted growth. Babies are found to be vulnerable to the bad effects of arsenic and this can prevent development of baby’s growth, immune system and even IQ. Shockingly, it was also found that around 50 per cent of…

Giving Peanut-based foods to babies can prevent allergies

Doctors have come up with a new conclusion that giving Peanut-based food items to babies can prevent allergies. Giving such food items is recommended before the baby turns one. The guidelines were given by the US National Institutes of Health and the recommendation was released to give infants peanut-based food. The guidelines are as follows:…