Don’t click away from this post! You can do it. Making your own baby food doesn’t really take that much time, even for a domestically challenged person like myself! And it is so much healthier– fresh, no packaging, no preservatives for your new beauty. 1. Grab a copy of Super Baby Food by Ruth Yaron. […]
(Late breaking– the FDA panel voted April 1, 2011, 8 to 6 not to require labeling on foods containing artificial food dyes. I find this troubling because the FDA had yet another chance to apply the precautionary principle to protect our families and they didn’t. Since there is some evidence that artificial food colorings increase […]
I just wrote a post over at MightyNest about new studies analyzing when to introduce solids to babies, with different results for breastfed and formula fed babies. Turns out, the timing is critical in fighting obesity, especially in formula fed babies. This issue is confounding, especially when one is considering how to best protect children […]
(This is a guest post from reader Kori Bubnack. I appreciate her take on the importance of growing and eating local foods, expressly tying this action to promoting biodiversity. Thanks, Kori!) “In other environmental issues we tell people to stop something, reduce their impact, reduce their damage,” states US Ecologist Gary Nabhan in a recent […]
On a quick stop at our small Shaw’s this week, I wandered the aisles, looking for Seventh Generation dishwasher detergent. I can’t always go to the co-op, because sometimes there are things I need for the family from a regular grocery store. But this time, I clearly made the wrong choice. With small kids (and […]
Check out this post I just put up on my Non-Toxic Nest blog for MightyNest. There is a recall on some Happy Baby Food products. Head on over to MightyNest for the details.