Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Survey says some baby foods worse than junk food

If it has more than a handful of ingredients, if you can't pronounce any of the ingredients, and if it has much sugar or fat, or any High Fructose Corn Syrup or trans fat, don't eat it.

Some distressing, if rather unsurprising news out of Britain -- a recent survey revealed that some baby food is chock full of sugar and saturated fat. And while these are British products, some of them are made by Heinz and I doubt that they are much different over here. In fact, just a stroll down the baby food isle in the store the other day horrified me with the amount of processed food there. I haven't purchased baby food in probably a decade, and what I remember from back then was largely jarred produce and meat, and cereal. Now there are are all sorts of packaged foods that don't seem any different from Lunchables to me.

Read the Entire Article at examiner.com

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