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Baby food has more fat than cheeseburgers

  1. May 5, 2009 #1
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/c...aby-food-has-more-fat-than-cheeseburgers.html

    I love the futile attempt at justification:

    Talk of grasping at straws! :rofl:
     
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  3. May 5, 2009 #2

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    How important is it for babies to avoid fats? It seems like babies would have much different nutritional requirements than adults. Since they are growing very rapidly, it seems like they would need lots of energy and fat has the highest energy content of any nutrient. While the article does cite an spokesperson from an advocacy group, I would like to see what a nutritionist says about the fat content of the baby food.

    Now, I could be completely wrong above and the baby foods are indeed unhealthy, but I would be wary of judging the nutritional value of baby food using the standards we normally use for our food without more information.
     
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  4. May 5, 2009 #3
    That's actually a bloody good point you're making...
     
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