I’m excited to launch my first blog post series, which I’m calling “What Is It and Will My Kid Eat It?” As you know, I’m passionate about encouraging kids to readily eat a wide variety of nutritious foods from the start. That means there is no such thing as “adult”
Oh, the yogurt section. I’m not sure there’s any other section of the grocery store that frustrates dietitians more. Okay, maybe it’s tied with salad dressing. While yogurt itself is quite a healthy choice, so, so many of the commercial options contain added sugar.
How and when should you introduce eggs to your baby?
With the recent talk about peanut allergies and new guidelines from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to introduce peanuts to infants sooner rather than later, I’m also thinking about other common allergens like eggs.
Last week, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued guidelines recommending the early introduction of peanuts to infants to help prevent peanut allergies.
Although it was once thought that delaying the introduction of peanuts to high-risk children would help prevent peanut allergies, the new guidelines are based on research that shows that early introduction significantly decreases the risk of developing the allergy.
Diana K. Rice, RD
The Baby Steps Dietitian
Hi, I'm Diana. Registered dietitian and mom to a toddler and a newborn.
Family nutrition is my passion but balancing good health on top of the chaos new parenthood brings is tough stuff!
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