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There are so many choices on the market for feeding your baby when they are ready to start purees and other baby foods. This article will cover the option of baby foods that have been high pressure processed. High pressure processing (HPP) is a method of pasteurization with cold temperatures versus heat.  This is being done to more packaged fruit juices and fresh fruits and veggie based foods as an alternative to adding chemical perservatives. The advantages, according the many in the food industry, are many. HPP keeps food fresh longer by applying a very high pressure per square inch of...

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Most babies are ready to handle "solid" food around the age of six months. In the United States we often turn to traditional single grain baby cereals to introduce baby to food. However, new thinking suggests that parents can jump right in to fruits and veggies, and even proteins.  According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, there is no evidence that grain based baby cereals are needed to be baby's first food.  They even suggest babies that are exclusively breastfed could start with meat based foods for the extra iron and zinc.I'm curious what you have tried as a first...

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