Naturally Healthy First Foods for Baby: The Best Nutrition for the First Year and Beyond

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Give Your Baby Nature's Best Food

How and what you feed your baby today will impact Baby's health for a lifetime. Naturally Healthy First Foods for Baby is 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 ...

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Overview

Give Your Baby Nature's Best Food

How and what you feed your baby today will impact Baby's health for a lifetime. Naturally Healthy First Foods for Baby is 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 Baby will help you create healthy independent eaters who love to eat the best foods.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402211249
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/1/2008
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 783,407
  • Product dimensions: 8.08 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Meet the Author

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.

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Table of Contents

Dedication
Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter One: The Journey Begins in You

Part I: Nutrition during Pregnancy
Part II: Nutrition during Lactation

Chapter Two: A Journey to the Milky Way - Baby's First Six Months
Chapter Three: Building Blocks for Baby Nutrition
Chapter Four: A Journey to the Market
Chapter Five: Food Allergies and Intolerances
Chapter Six: Preparing Homemade Baby Food - It's Easier than You Think!
Chapter Seven: Welcome to Mom - s Kitchen! - Starting Solid Foods
Chapter Eight: Recipes for Six Months Plus
Chapter Nine: Foods for Months Seven and Eight
Chapter Ten: Recipes for Months Seven and Eight
Chapter Eleven: Foods for Months Nine to Twelve
Chapter Twelve: Recipes for Months Nine to Twelve
Chapter Thirteen: Foods for Months Twelve to Eighteen - and Beyond

Part I: Your Twelve- to Eighteen-Month-Old Toddler
Part II: A Healthy Vegetarian Diet

Chapter Fourteen: Recipes for Months Twelve to Eighteen - and Beyond

Appendix I: Vitamins and Minerals Reference
Appendix II: Whole-Foods Suppliers
Appendix III: Websites for Additional Information

Glossary
Index
About the Author

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  • Posted November 11, 2009

    A great guide for all things baby food

    We reference this book on a daily basis. Thier tips, ideas and recipes are easy to follow.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2008

    The best Information you'll ever need

    All I could say about this book, is that i highly recommend you to read it, I know alot of books but to tell the truth this one was the best one.

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