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Introducing Allergenic Food to Babies

Current guidelines from the National Institutes of Health state that it is best to introduce allergenic foods early on, at the same time as other foods. This can actually decrease the risk of becoming allergic. Common Allergenic Foods: Peanuts Other nuts Eggs Dairy Fish Shellfish Wheat Soy Guidelines for Introducing […]

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Safe Handling of Baby, Infant, and Toddler Food

Safe food handling is critical when feeding babies – they are more susceptible to foodborne illnesses since their immune systems are still developing. Follow these tips to help protect the health of young ones! Safe Handling of Baby Food Making your own baby food: Making your own baby food can […]

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Holiday Food Safety and Food Allergies

The holidays can be a challenging time for those with food allergies, an estimated 4% of adults and 8% of children in the U.S. Here are nine tips to help navigate safely through the season. If you are hosting a holiday event, check with your guests about allergies before planning […]