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Hard-to-beet health benefits.
With an eye-catching color and an easy-to-handle size, beets are perfect as one of the first finger foods for your little one. As healthy as they are tasteful, beets are loaded with calcium, potassium, and sodium, plus vitamins A and C. These nutritional benefits help to boost your baby’s immune system, while promoting muscle skeletal, nervous system, and brain development. In addition, beets are also high in fiber, making them easy to digest. Most pediatricians recommend introducing … (read more)
Small but mighty. Berry Big Benefits For Babies.
The star of many Holiday Season meals, the cranberry is loved by babies and their moms year ‘round as a tasteful, healthy delight. Loaded with nutritious vitamins and minerals, cranberries feature vitamin C, plus polyphenols, which collectively help to strengthen and maintain the immune and cardiovascular systems, promote brain development, and help to prevent cancer and heart disease. Cranberries tend to be more acidic than many berries but most pediatricians encourage introducing this … (read more)
How sweet it is.
Recently making a comeback as an ultra-healthy ingredient in adult diets, the sweet potato has been loved by moms and babies for its tasteful benefits for decades. Sweet potatoes are loaded with vitamins A and E, beta carotene, potassium, calcium, fiber, and foliate. In fact, the Nutrition Action Health Letter recently rated 58 vegetables for overall nutritional value. The winner? The sweet potato – by far – with raw carrots a very … (read more)
Small but mighty.
Although small in size, lentils can offer huge benefits to your growing baby. Low in fat, lentils are also high in protein, folate, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, fiber and iron, plus feature vitamins A, B and C. Collectively, these healthy lentil ingredients help to build your baby’s immune, skeletal, and muscular vascular system, plus helps to enhance brain development. Like most beans and legumes, lentils are sometimes labeled as a gas-causing food for baby, so … (read more)
Makes other vegetables green with envy.
One of the healthiest baby foods, and baby food ingredients you’ll ever find, green beans are a nutritious, wholesome addition to your little one’s diet. Loaded with calcium, plus vitamins K, C, and A, the positive nutrients in green beans help to build strong bones, your baby’s immune system and also help to prevent future conditions. These conditions include Alzheimer’s, atherosclerosis, diabetic heart disease, colon cancer, asthma, arthritis, acne, and ear infections. Since … (read more)
Nutritious benefits to grow on.
Peas are a wonderfully healthy option for your baby’s diet. In fact, just one serving of freshly frozen garden peas has more vitamin C than two large apples, more fiber than a slice of whole bread, and more thiamine than a pint of whole milk. Peas are also rich in vitamins A and B1, folate, phosphorous and iron. Peas have been shown to promote the growth and functioning of the cardiovascular system, activate bone growth, … (read more)
Popular with babies and the moms who love them.
As tasteful to baby as it is healthy, cantaloupe is a baby food staple. This member of the melon family is a good source of potassium, calcium, vitamins A and C, contains a high water content, is low in calories, and is also fat free. These characteristics help to promote both body and brain development, while also boosting baby’s immune system. In addition, cantaloupe contains beta-carotene, which helps to enhance … (read more)
Take a fresh look at a classic veggie.
While broccoli has a reputation for not being the most tasteful, it is one of the healthiest foods you can feed to your little one. In fact, broccoli is packed with vitamins C, K, A and B, plus fiber, iron, calcium and protein. Together, these attributes help to promote both body and brain development, while also boosting baby’s immune system and even protecting against various forms of cancers, heart disease, and stomach … (read more)
All hail one of the healthiest vegetables.
When you think vegetables, you think “healthy”. Asparagus takes this concept of good, healthy eating to the next level. Asparagus contains many beneficial nutrients and is a good source for baby’s potassium, fiber, vitamin B6, vitamins A and C, and thiamin. In addition, asparagus contains no fat or cholesterol, and is low in sodium. Asparagus is also high in folacin, which has been shown to play a significant role in the prevention of … (read more)
Here’s to your baby’s health!
Spinach has a legendary reputation as a healthy food – and for good reason! Spinach is low in calories and is a good source of vitamins A, B2, C, E and K, and minerals, including manganese, magnesium, potassium, zinc, and selenium. Although glorified as a strength-building source of iron by the infamous Popeye cartoons, spinach actually contains low amounts of this mineral and has minimal benefits to baby. But collectively spinach is one of the … (read more)