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What baby food is the best choice for my baby? This is always a popular question for new and veteran parents. There are so many choices out there, how are parents suppose to choose and know they are making the right choice. There are a few important points to remember when thinking about the answer to this important question.

If parents are looking for the healthiest option for their baby, homemade baby food would be the best choice. Parents are able to controld the actual product of the food they are giving their baby. Parents can buy organce vegetables and fruit, steam them and then puree them. Nothing else is added to the baby food, resulting in the best nutritional food for their growing baby. Commercial jar baby food tends to have a number of additives in their products, including ascorbic and citric acids, sugars, starch and water, resulting in the nutritional content being compromided. In addition, pesticides, herbicides and other chemicals are found in commercial baby food, which then is consumed by your baby!

Another benefit of homemade baby food is the cost. Processed baby food can cost parents close to $300 in baby's first year. On the other hand, parents can buy vegetables and fruits while in season and on sale at a much cheaper price. Parents are able to prepare the foods and then freeze them to help them last longer. For parents on a budget this is the better choice.

In the end, just like adults are recommended not to eat all their meals from processed foods, shouldn't we have the same guidelines for our babies? Processed commercial jarred baby foods is alright on occasion, just like fast food is acceptable every once in a while, but that's it. Our babies need a healthy, organice start to their growing life!

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