First Bites: A Science-Based Guide to Nutrition for Baby's First 1,000 Days

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From conception to age 2, a child's body develops at superspeed, with 60 percent of caloric intake going straight to brain development--so good nutrition is essential. First Bites connects nutrition and development with flavorful, healthy food. Part One examines the significance of the first 1,000 days, surveying key nutrients and milestones. Discover what to keep on hand, and learn how to start solids, avoid creating a picky eater, and spot changes in your baby's digestion. Part Two offers more than 60 easy recipes--free of added sugars, dairy, and gluten--that strategically introduce your child to 100 ingredients by age 2. From an Apricot Turmeric Bowl and Beet Chips to Quinoa Cornbread and Zucchini Fritters, these aren't your grandma's recipes. They taste great and will help you make good nutrition decisions and optimize time and quality while feeding your little one.