10 Superfoods Parents Should Be Feeding Their Babies

Judy Dutton | Sep 10, 2015 Baby
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  • Broccoli


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    "Broccoli has many nutrients and vitamins, including vitamin C, which is good for the immune system; vitamin A, which is good for eyes; and calcium for baby's bones," says Mitzner. One easy way to help this green go down is to add it to a puree. Or add to an older baby's pasta or macaroni and cheese. 

  • Pumpkin


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    Pumpkin isn't just a Halloween thing. "It's high in vitamin A and other antioxidants to help with immune function and to keep and protect cells from damage," says White. Plus, there are so many ways to make pumpkin irresistible to babies, from muffins to pudding to pumpkin pie.

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