The Healthier Cooking Oil [updated 13 May 17]

[13 May] I have added a second recommendation for Macadamia Nut Oil [8 May] I have refined my recommendation after further reviews of Walnut oil and do not recommend it for frying application.  When it comes to the selection of oils for cooking, it can be a tricky business. Before we begin, please take some … Continue reading The Healthier Cooking Oil [updated 13 May 17]

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Alternatives to Formula Milk (Updated 6 May 17)

This entry has been revised with additional materials (Sheep's Milk) and which are marked in red. This objective of this post is to provide a comparison of the nutritional values of Alternative Follow up milk other than Formula Milk... I classify follow up milk beyond 12 months of age to be a "comfort" food for … Continue reading Alternatives to Formula Milk (Updated 6 May 17)

Healthiest Follow up milk (Part 2/2) [Updated 6 May 17]

This entry has been edited for correctness and updated with additional information in red. Q: How do we choose the Healthiest follow up milk?  A common starter would be to choose from the dazzling array of followup formula milk in our supermarket. (I previously shared about whether follow up milk beyond 12 months is necessary. Read … Continue reading Healthiest Follow up milk (Part 2/2) [Updated 6 May 17]

Milk beyond 12 months (Part 1/2)

Q: Is follow up milk necessary? WHO recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of an infant's life. Thereafter, local, nutritious foods should be introduced, while breastfeeding continues for up to two years or beyond. Followup formula is therefore unnecessary... Source: http://www.who.int/nutrition/topics/WHO_brief_fufandcode_post_17July.pdf For the first 6 months of age, a baby's digestive system is too … Continue reading Milk beyond 12 months (Part 1/2)