Is it safe for children to eat raw cookie dough?

Is it safe for children to eat raw cookie dough?

Health authorities and food producers recommend against it, but it’s unclear how much of a risk it poses. Eating raw cookie dough, with eggs that haven’t been pasteurized or flour that hasn’t been heat-treated, has infected people in the past with E....
What foods should you avoid feeding a baby before 12 months?

What foods should you avoid feeding a baby before 12 months?

Cow’s milk and honey. These pose particular risks to children less than a year old because: Children less than 12 months old aren’t yet able to break down and digest cow’s milk, which can lead to a variety of health issues. Honey sometimes has...
Does sugar make kids hyper?

Does sugar make kids hyper?

No. There have been more than a dozen scientific studies demonstrating that sugar does not make kids hyper. There isn’t a biological explanation for a “sugar high,” and there have been controlled studies showing sugar doesn’t in and of itself...
What do babies need to eat?

What do babies need to eat?

Only breastmilk or infant formula for the first six months. Continue with breastfeeding or infant formula for the next six months, in addition to gradually introducing solid foods starting at six months. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for...