9 Fruit Purees Recipes For Your Little Ones

9 Fruit Purees Recipes For Your Little Ones 0

When it’s time to transition your infant to solid foods, you may get overwhelmed by all of the choices that are available. Baby food comes in jars and pouches. You can buy crunchy snacks or microwave meals. But many parents prefer to make their children’s food from scratch.

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Is Goat Milk Formula Healthier Than Cow's Milk Formula?

Is Goat Milk Formula Healthier Than Cow's Milk Formula? 0

Goat milk formula is becoming a popular alternative to cow’s milk options for infant feeding purposes. At Tastyganics, we sell both. People who support its use say that it may be a better option for some babies. Is goat milk formula really healthier? Here are some things to consider if you’re deciding whether to make the switch.

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7 "Healthy" Kids Foods That Are Packed With Sugar

7 "Healthy" Kids Foods That Are Packed With Sugar 0

Research continually shows that sugar contributes to many health problems that plague kids and adults today. You might feel like you don’t need to worry because you reach for the healthy options on the grocery store shelves. However, many packaged “health foods” have just as much sugar as candy and soda.

Although research has demonstrated that a sugar high might be a myth, most parents will tell you that they see changes in their kids’ behavior after they consume ice cream, candy and soda. Even if sugar doesn’t make your child hyper, it does have significant health consequences. Sugar contributes to inflammation, which some believe to be the cause of the majority of health problems in the world today. Unfortunately, many foods that are marketed as healthy for kids have just as much sugar as a piece of cake. If you really want to limit your child’s sugar intake, you might want to avoid the following foods.

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Floravital: What is it? Why is it good?

Floravital: What is it? Why is it good? 0

Anyone can have low iron levels, but this issue is especially common in breastfed infants. Floravital is a natural supplement that children and adults can use to increase their iron levels. It helps boost energy and reduce symptoms of iron deficiency so that you can live your best life.

When your infant turns six months old, your doctor may recommend an iron supplement. Many parents assume that they must give their babies iron because so many people do. If you choose to go this route, a product such as Floravital may be the way to go.

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Should You Put Rice Cereal and Formula in a Bottle

Should You Put Rice Cereal and Formula in a Bottle 0

Many people aren’t sure how to introduce solid foods to their infants. Should you start with cereal, vegetables or fruit? Should you put rice cereal and formula in a bottle? Here are the guidelines and the recommendations for feeding babies cereal.

Infants grow quickly, and it seems as though their nutritional needs change often. Just when you get a hang of the feeding schedule, your little one hits another milestone. Then, you have to figure out how to adjust the routine. You might wonder if you should put rice cereal in a bottle as you’re transitioning to solid foods. Here are some guidelines for introducing cereals and other grains.

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Should Baby Formula Be Foamy

Should Baby Formula Be Foamy 0

Many new parents wonder, “Should baby formula be foamy?” Some formulas foam up more than others, and the bubbles can contribute to gas and tummy trouble. Here are some tips for minimizing foam and keeping your baby happy.

If you’re a new parent, you probably feel as though you have a lot to learn. Everything feels new with a little one in your life. Most people have never worked with baby formula until it’s time to give their babies their first bottle. When you do, you might have a lot of questions. For example, should baby formula be foamy?

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What is Pumping and Dumping?

What is Pumping and Dumping? 0

If you’re breastfeeding or pumping exclusively, you might have heard about pumping and dumping. When should you pump and dump? Should you supplement with formula when you do? Is it ever really necessary? We’ll clear up some of the confusion and give you some pump and dump breastfeeding rules.

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Maltodextrin in Baby Formula

Maltodextrin in Baby Formula 0

As you’ve checked out the various baby formula brands that are out there, you’ve probably come across an ingredient called “maltodextrin.” In a world where almost every brand of baby formula contains toxic ingredients that might harm your child’s long-term health and well-being, it’s natural to be skeptical of any substance with a chemical-sounding name. Maltodextrin, however, appears to be a safe baby food ingredient, and a lot of the claims about maltodextrin that you can find on the internet just aren’t correct.

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