Baby Food Information

Barley

Barley Barley is a very nutritious grain that is packed with fibre (three times as much as oatmeal), and contains amino acids, B vitamins, copper, iron, manganese, phosphorus and selenium.Research

Turnip

Turnip Turnip and swede (rutabaga in some countries) belong to the same family of vegetable. The main differences are colour and flavour – swedes are more colourful and taste sweeter.

Tomato

Tomato Tomatoes are normally thought of as vegetables, but they are, in fact, fruit! They are nutritionally valuable but highly acidic, so can often cause tummy upsets, nappy rashes, or

Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato The nutritional value of sweet potatoes and their nutty/sweet flavour make them great as one of baby’s first foods – from about 6 months of age. They are

Spinach

Spinach Several varieties of green, leafy, nutrition-packed spinach are grown – ‘Baby Spinach’ is the softest and the most delicate in flavour. Other types can sometimes have tough textures, and

Pumpkin

Pumpkin Pumpkins come in many varieties, shapes, sizes and colours, and are often referred to as ‘Winter Pumpkins’, which is to do with their season but also signifies their growth

Potato

Potato Many parents choose to delay introducing white potato into a baby’s diet to concentrate on more highly nutritious vegetables. White potato provides mostly starchy carbohydrate, and little in the

Peas

Peas A tiny vegetable, packed with nutritious goodness, peas are good to introduce as one of your baby’s first green vegetables, at around the age of 8 months. Peas are

Parsnips

Parsnips Parsnips may be given to baby at around 8 months of age; their delicate nutty sweetness – especially when it has been enhanced by winter frost – will be

Legumes

Legumes Legumes belong to a class of plant that includes lentils, peas and beans – and are one of the best sources of protein in the plant kingdom. Popular legumes