Baby Food of the Week – Apple

Apples Apples usually go down well with most babies. They’re so sweet and easy to digest.   What else is so good about apples? Phytonutrients These assist in keeping your blood sugar stable. It slows down the breakdown of carbohydrates in your digestive tract, meaning the glucose enters your system…

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Baby Food of the Week – Pear

Pears – a guaranteed hit with all babies!   Gut Health High fibre helps to prevent constipation by having a mild laxative effect. Reduces the risk of colon cancer. Copper Needed for proper growth and development of bone, connective tissue, brain and heart. Allows nerves to communicate and improves memory.…

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Baby Food of the Week – Pumpkin

Pumpkin is near the top of our list for first baby foods! Why? Antioxidants Primary source of alpha-carotene and beta-carotene in the diet (gives it the orange colour!) Converted to Vitamin A in the body. Zeaxanthin is a natural antioxidant which can filter UV rays from damaging the retina in the…

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Portion Sizes for Babies & Toddlers

Portion size. This is one of those questions that come up quite frequently! Mothers can get worried that their child isn’t eating enough, or maybe the opposite – they’re eating too much! I’ve even worried about my own son’s appetite, and I have to remind myself of this same response.…

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