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We recently received a message from Belinda in Malaysia, regarding her little granddaughter who is 7 1/2 months old and breastfed. She had already been introduced to a simple, single grain cereal, although Belinda found that this was causing constipation. After visiting our site, Belinda began giving her granddaughter pears, which have helped relieve the symptoms to some degree. Belinda then asked us I bought a packet of mixed grains consisting of Brown Rice, Barley, Sunflower Kernel, Buckwheat and Millet. Can I use this to make porridge...

We’re sometimes asked about whether or not it’s a good idea to give raisins to babies. Although they are nutritious, whole raisins may pose a choking hazard to younger babies – and some dentists believe that the regular consumption of whole raisins may contribute to tooth decay. They can, however, make a nutritious and tasty addition to recipes! Read...

We all know that fruits and vegetables play an extremely important part in the diet – not just in infancy, but throughout adult life too. Packed with a wide spectrum of vitamins and minerals, fruits and veggies have been proven over and over again to be key in preventing major diseases and maintaining a healthy heart. But there’s another lesser known...

Posted on Apr 28 2008 - 4:00pm by Christine
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Research from the British Society for Investigative Dermatology has revealed that there may be yet another welcome benefit to eating tomatoes! It turns out that the lycopene in tomatoes may help protect the skin against the sun’s harmful UV rays. Participants in the study, who were given 5 tablespoons of tomato paste per day in their diet, were found to have...