DIY Baby Food: 3 Tips, a Recipe, and a Whole Lot of Savings!

DIY Baby Food: 3 Tips, a Recipe, and a Whole Lot of Savings!

Or try Fooducate’s Online Nutrition App! Thankfully, the baby food industry is moving in the right direction, but we still love DIY Baby Food and think these tips and tricks are ESSENTIAL.  Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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More BPA Concerns Surface

More BPA Concerns Surface

A worrying read on the Civil Eats blog – our exposure to BPA (Bisphenol-A) is much worse than we think: According to a new study, exposure to the gender-bending chemical Bisphenol-A (BPA) is worse than previously estimated. The study, which … Continue reading

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Save America’s Babies from Obesity: Join Dr. Greene’s “White Out” Campaign

Save America’s Babies from Obesity: Join Dr. Greene’s “White Out” Campaign

Fooducate recently presented at the Health 2.0 conference in San Diego. On stage, facilitating the discussion on food as a preventive medicine, was Alan Greene, MD, FAAP, pediatrician, author, and Stanford professor. His website, DrGreene.com, has been online since 1995! … Continue reading

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Oh Boy! Now they’ve Found Lead in Kids’ Fruit Juice/Products

Oh Boy! Now they’ve Found Lead in Kids’ Fruit Juice/Products

A California non-profit, Environmental Law Foundation, sent some baby and kids’ fruit juice and products to a government approved lab for toxic substance testing. Guess what they found? A surprisingly large number of samples, from both from national and store … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Minimize your Family’s BPA Exposure (+FDA Update)

6 Ways to Minimize your Family’s BPA Exposure (+FDA Update)

The FDA has an update for consumers on its efforts to determine the safety of BPA (Bisphenol-A), an industrial chemical unfortunately found in many plastic bottles and cans containing foods and beverages. This is happening less than 2 years after … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Resolution for the Food Industry – Honest Nutrition Labeling

A New Year’s Resolution for the Food Industry – Honest Nutrition Labeling

Just as the year is ending, the tireless consumer advocacy group CSPI (Center for Science in the Public Interest) has sent a 158 page report to the FDA, entitled Food Labeling Chaos – the case for reform [download PDF]. In … Continue reading

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Do Children Need Kids Food?

Do Children Need Kids Food?

The only special treatment my young children get when we walk into a restaurant are the crayons and kiddie menu to doodle on. Why in the world would we punish them with chicken nuggets, hot dog, a reheated pizza, or … Continue reading

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15 Quick Facts About BPA [Chemical Thingy in Bottles & Cans]

15 Quick Facts About BPA [Chemical Thingy in Bottles & Cans]

The December Edition of Consumer Reports, already out, is bringing BPA, a controversial chemical, back to the headlines. The non-profit publisher, Consumers Union, tested various canned foods for BPA and found alarmingly high values in daily staples such as tuna, … Continue reading

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Baby Food – To Buy or not to Buy?

Baby Food – To Buy or not to Buy?

Image via Wikipedia Baby food is big business, with over half a billion dollars in sales last year. For the companies manufacturing jars of mashed bananas and carrots, this is quite a profitable pursuit. But why do parents, who could … Continue reading

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BPA Going the Way of the Dinosaurs?

BPA Going the Way of the Dinosaurs?

Six US manufacturers will stop using Bisphenol-A (BPA) in plastic baby bottles, according to a recent Washington Post article: The six largest manufacturers of baby bottles will stop selling bottles in the United States made with bisphenol A, a controversial … Continue reading

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