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Eggs For Babies: 6 Health Benefits

Egg contains cholesterol, proteins, fat, and other nutrients such as iron, zinc, copper, selenium, calcium, fatty acids, vitamins D, B12, E, choline and folate. Eggs have second highest-quality protein found in any food, the first being human milk that has lactalbumin protein. Here is how eggs can benefit your baby in more than one ways: […]

Vegetarian Diet and Important Nutrients for babies

A vegetarian diet is ideal for weaning babies as it has all the essential nutrients required in the initial years of birth. The baby can be introduced to non-vegetarian diet after he reaches the age of 1 and is old enough to adjust with the new foods and varied tastes. Many parents adopt a vegetarian […]

Whole Grains for Babies and Children

Whole grains are one of the best sources of fibre, protein and carbohydrates that your child would need as a part of their healthy diet. Whole grains come in different sizes, shapes, colours and most importantly taste. There are typical ways to prepare them which are as varied as the place in which they are grown. They are also rich […]

Using a Microwave for Baby Food – Is It Safe?

Many people believe that heating or cooking food in a microwave can destroy the nutrients present in that food items. But that is not true…well, not completely true. You cook, heat, and sometimes even reheat the food (leftovers) in the microwave and eat it without giving it much thought. But when you have a baby […]

Butternut Squash for Babies – Health Benefits

One of the more common winter squash varieties, Butternut Squash, is a good source of fibre and potassium and aids in digestion, blood pressure, healthy skin and healthy hair. In Australia and New Zealand, butternut squash is known as Butternut Pumpkin, and there are recipes from all over the world in which butternut squash is […]

Asparagus for Babies – Benefits

Preparing meal plans for your baby while trying to wean him off and introducing him to vegetables can be quite challenging. You may naturally lean towards the more regular vegetables. However, you may like to consider asparagus as it is not only healthy but makes for a great finger food which can easily be handled […]

Brown Rice for Babies – Health Benefits

Is Brown Rice Good for your Baby? Brown rice is known to have many nutrients in it and is also quite compatible with many other food items. Brown rice for baby’s first food is a pretty good choice since the chances of it having any allergens is extremely low. When Should You Introduce Brown Rice To Baby’s […]