The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet
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The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet

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A jar of commercial banana baby food may contain as little as 30 percent fruit by weight. With statistics like this popping up every day, preparing homemade food for your baby is more important than ever. And it doesn't require nearly the amount of time or effort you may think. With The Best Baby Food on the Planet, you'll learn how to quickly and easily create delicious, nutritious meals for your child that will save you both time and peace of mind (and a little money too!). From Carrot Papaya Yogurt to Green Eggs and Ham, busy parents will find hundreds of healthy recipes for their children to delight in. Designed in any easy to use, month by month format, you'll find recipes for every age and stage, from nutrient rich pureed foods for your baby to tasty finger foods for your toddler. Best of all, each recipe provides up to date nutritional information, so you can be sure you're giving your child the best possible start.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 187.96 x 233.68 x 22.86mm | 657.71g
  • FAIR WINDS PRESS
  • Rockport, United States
  • English
  • 50
  • 1592334237
  • 9781592334230
  • 75,581

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"Making your own delicious and nutritious baby food could not be easier as this lovely book explains. I can't think of a better or more enjoyable way to start a baby on a lifetime of happy and healthy eating exploration than to mash and puree your way through every one of these recipes. You will want to eat these foods too!" -Marion Nestle, Ph.D., Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New YorkUniversity, and author of What to Eat "This well-written and highly attractive book surpasses the traditional expert advice on the nutritional content and preparation of healthy foods by invoking a developmental approach to infant nutrition. The reader will not only learn how simple it is to make their baby's meals at home, but also understand the developmental and physiological rationales for healthy food choices. This is anticipatory guidance on infant nutrition at its best!"-Paul H. Dworkin, M.D., Professor and Chair of Pediatrics at the University of ConnecticutSchool of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief of the Connecticut Children's MedicalCenter "As the obesity epidemic spreads across the world and parents become more concerned than ever with what to put in their children's mouths, The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet takes a lot of the guesswork and frustration out of this important parenting task. It is a must-have for parents and grandparents alike." -Victoria McEvoy, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at HarvardMedicalSchool and Medical Director and Chief of Pediatrics at Massachusetts General West Medical Group "This well-written and highly attractive book surpasses the traditional expert advice on the nutritional content and preparation of healthy foods by invoking a developmental approach to infant nutrition. The reader will not only learn how simple it is to make their baby's meals at home, but also understand the developmental and physiological rationales for healthy food choices. This is anticipatory guidance on infant nutrition at its best!"-Paul H. Dworkin, M.D., Professor and Chair of Pediatrics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief of the Connecticut Children's Medical Center "As the obesity epidemic spreads across the world and parents become more concerned than ever with what to put in their children's mouths, The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet takes a lot of the guesswork and frustration out of this important parenting task. It is a must-have for parents and grandparents alike." -Victoria McEvoy, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Medical Director and Chief of Pediatrics at Massachusetts General West Medical Group "Making your own delicious and nutritious baby food could not be easier as this lovely book explains. I can't think of a better or more enjoyable way to start a baby on a lifetime of happy and healthy eating exploration than to mash and puree your way through every one of these recipes. You will want to eat these foods too!" -Marion Nestle, Ph.D., Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University, and author of What to Eat As the obesity epidemic spreads across the world and parents become more concerned than ever with what to put in their children s mouths, The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet takes a lot of the guesswork and frustration out of this important parenting task. It is a must-have for parents and grandparents alike. -Victoria McEvoy, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Medical Director and Chief of Pediatrics at Massachusetts General West Medical Group This well-written and highly attractive book surpasses the traditional expert advice on the nutritional content and preparation of healthy foods by invoking a developmental approach to infant nutrition. The reader will not only learn how simple it is to make their baby's meals at home, but also understand the developmental and physiological rationales for healthy food choices. This is anticipatory guidance on infant nutrition at its best! -Paul H. Dworkin, M.D., Professor and Chair of Pediatrics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief of the Connecticut Children's Medical Center " Tina Ruggiero and Karin Knight have compiled an amazingly beautiful cookbook that shows you how easy it is to make healthy and attractive food for even the pickiest of little ones. The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet guides you through the first foods to finger foods and beyond with style and ease. -Robin Elise Weiss, L.C.C.E., C.L.C., mother of eight and author of The Complete Illustrated Pregnancy Companion and The Better Way to Breastfeed " Making your own delicious and nutritious baby food could not be easier as this lovely book explains. I can t think of a better or more enjoyable way to start a baby on a lifetime of happy and healthy eating exploration than to mash and puree your way through every one of these recipes. You will want to eat these foods too! -Marion Nestle, Ph.D., Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University, and author of What to Eat " "Tina Ruggiero and Karin Knight have compiled an amazingly beautiful cookbook that shows you how easy it is to make healthy and attractive food for even the pickiest of little ones. "The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet" guides you through the first foods to finger foods and beyond with style and ease."-Robin Elise Weiss, L.C.C.E., C.L.C., mother of eight and author of "The Complete Illustrated Pregnancy Companion" and "The ""Better Way"" toBreastfeed"show more

About Karin Knight

Karin Knight, R.N., is co author of the best selling book The Baby Cookbook (more than 43,000 copies sold) and 1 2 3 Cook for Me. Before turning cooking into an occupation, she spent twenty five years working as a registered nurse. She currently resides in Montana with her husband. Tina Ruggiero, M.S., R.D., "The Gourmet Nutritionist," is a sought after nutritionist whose writing has appeared in such magazines as Family, Men's Health, Elegant Bride, and First for Women. Tina runs her own nutrition consultancy and blog (www.voiceofreason.net) and is a Nutrition Correspondent for WFLA News Channel 8 in Tampa Bay, FL, where she appears on the syndicated news show Daytime, which touches nearly 20 million viewers.show more

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