How and what you feed your baby today will impact Baby's health for a lifetime. Naturally Healthy First Foods for Babyis an informative, innovative and easy-to-use guide that shows you how to prepare wholesome, homemade baby foods.
Beginning with conception and continuing into the toddler years, this book explains how natural foods can reduce the potential for food allergies, help babies develop strong digestive and immune systems, and encourage healthy eating for life. With recommendations that are parent-tested and physician-approved, this book also includes:
More than 180 delicious and easy-to-prepare recipes (cereals, vegetables, fruits, meats and dairy), some for the whole family
When and how to introduce solids
Feeding schedules and healthy menu ideas for the first 18 months
Nutrition information for optimal brain development
Hints and tips for food shopping
Preparation and storage guidelines to minimize time, mess and expense
Crafted with busy parents in mind, Naturally Healthy First Foods for Babywill help you create healthy independent eaters who love to eat the best foods.
Jacqueline Rubin has twenty years experience as a nutritionist and educator with university degrees in nutrition, family studies, and education. She has appeared on television and radio and is the founder of Healthy Cheeks, a unique company that specializes in the nutritional needs of infants, children, and expectant mothers.
In developing balanced and insightful programs for your family, Jacqueline also draws on East Asian practices including chi kung, macrobiotics, reflexology, Reiki, and yoga.
Jacqueline lives in Toronto, Canada, with her husband and two active children. Naturally Healthy First Foods for Baby is her first widely-published book.