Our children are now at risk of developing serious diseases such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and stroke at a much younger age than ever before.
Taste & See Healthy Baby Food educates parents about the importance of whole food nutrition made with fresh ingredients for babies and toddlers. The nutritional basics shared during the classes and lessons include information about carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins and minerals needed to support a strong immune system and to promote healthy growth and development. Parents learn the foundation of a healthy diet that will promote a healthy lifestyle for their family’s future.
It’s important to expose babies and toddlers to a variety of foods from the start, especially fruits and vegetables. Our children need more of the healthful whole food nutrition of fruits & vegetables in their diets, every day to protect them. The antioxidants and phytonutrients found in whole food nutrition maintains and improves their health and it reduces the risk of chronic diseases.
Fruits and vegetables reduce the risk of childhood disease!
According to the National Cancer Institute “antioxidants are substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals. Examples of antioxidants include beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamins C and E, and other substances. Many of these antioxidant substances come from fruits & vegetables.”
Phytonutrients are nutrients derived from plant material that have been shown to be necessary for sustaining human life. Phytochemicals are non-nutritive plant chemicals that contain protective, disease-preventing, compounds. Their role in plants is to protect plants from disease, injuries, insects, drought, excessive heat, ultraviolet rays, and poisons or pollutants in the air or soil. They form part of the plants immune system. Phytochemicals containing properties that aid in disease prevention for human life.