Most Commercial Foods For Infants, Toddlers Contain Too Much Salt, Sugar

Most Commercial Foods For Infants, Toddlers Contain Too Much Salt, Sugar

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds the majority of pre-packaged meals and snacks for toddlers in the US contain high levels of salt or sugar, which researchers say could be putting children's health at risk. Pre-packaged toddler meals analyzed in this study contained sodium at levels almost 1.5 times… Continue reading Most Commercial Foods For Infants, Toddlers Contain Too Much Salt, Sugar

Six Of The Best Pregnancy Blogs For Parents~To~Be

Six Of The Best Pregnancy Blogs For Parents~To~Be

Whether you are a first-time parent-to-be or a parenting expert, pregnancy often throws up a million and one questions that we depend on online pregnancy resources to answer. Pregnancy blogs cover anything and everything from weekly development guides to personal birth stories, so how do you know which ones are worth reading? We have trawled through… Continue reading Six Of The Best Pregnancy Blogs For Parents~To~Be

From Mother to Baby: 'Secondhand Sugars' Can Pass Through Breast Milk

From Mother to Baby: ‘Secondhand Sugars’ Can Pass Through Breast Milk

Add breast milk to the list of foods and beverages that contain fructose, a sweetener linked to health issues ranging from obesity to diabetes. A new study by researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC indicates that a sugar called fructose is passed from mother to infant through breast milk. The proof-of-concept study… Continue reading From Mother to Baby: ‘Secondhand Sugars’ Can Pass Through Breast Milk