I’m a fan of convenience food. Not all convenience foods, not all the time, but I like that ready meals, cooking sauces, frozen foods, tins and packet meals give a relatively nutritious option when you’re pushed for time, not feeling up to cooking or not able to cook from scratch due to lack of skills, motivation or equipment. But what about for babies?
Out of interest I bought a few first stage commercial baby food products and conducted a blind taste test with some friends whose babies are approaching weaning age. Continue reading “Commercial baby foods: how do they fare in a blind tasting?”
Introducing solids to your baby is an exciting milestone for parents. Until about 6 months breast milk (or formula) provides enough nutrition for a growing infant and then as stores of iron start to run down it is important to start offering solids. Traditional and baby-led weaning are two differing approaches to introducing solids. Continue reading “Baby-Led Weaning vs Traditional Weaning: Which Is The Best Way To Introduce Solids To Your Baby?”
Bone broth – or stock as it is commonly known – is frequently attributed fantastic nutritional properties.
Are these claims fact or fiction?
1. Bone broth is high in potassium Continue reading “Bone broth – a superfood?”
I wrote this article for a magazine for nutrition professionals on the practicalities of weaning your baby with a milk allergy – Cows’ Milk Allergy (2012). Complete Nutrition; Vol 12, No.3
The NHS has great pages on healthy eating – here.
Below is a link to my take on healthy eating and some healthy snack ideas.