Food for kids

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Top 10 Popular Articles

Baby eating

Up-market baby food in focus

23 Feb 2007 | We’ve put up-market, gourmet, and organic baby food for the under 1s under the microscope to see how they stack up.  More »

Kids breakfast

Children's cereal reviews

01 May 2009 | A good breakfast cereal can be the perfect start to the day, but children's cereals among the worst for excessive sugar and salt.  More »

Baby eating

Organic baby food reviews

19 Jun 2014 | Our review of 136 baby food varieties for under ones found there’s more to (or sometimes less of) these products than meets the eye.   More »

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding guide

05 Sep 2009 | The Australian government and the World Health Organisation recommend babies are exclusively breastfeed until six months of age.   More »

Baby drinking milk

Guide to bottlefeeding baby

24 Jul 2003 | If you don’t breastfeed your baby you’ll need to choose a formula; cow’s milk shouldn't be used as the primary milk drink in the first year of life.  More »

Toddler food

Recipes for toddlers

24 Jul 2003 | These simple recipes come from CHOICE's popular book title, Practical Cooking for Babies and Toddlers.  More »

Baby drinking

Children's milk - better than normal milk?

07 May 2007 | Several milks specifically aimed at children have recently entered the market. But do children really need their own version of milk?  More »

Vegetables

Guide to your baby's first foods

15 Jul 2003 | Experts are probably still arguing, but the latest recommendations are that you shouldn’t start your baby on anything other than breast milk or formula before they’re six months old.  More »

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding your baby

15 Jul 2003 | There are a number of reasons why breast is best.  More »

Fruit

Zesty fresh fruit juices

29 Aug 2000 | Don't let your juicer sit idle at the back of the kitchen cupboard when you could be making these easy and delicious mixed fruit juices.   More »

Top 10 Recent Articles

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Are toddler milks just marketing spin?

07 Jul 2014 | Toddler and junior formulas are unnecessary for healthy kids, say the experts. Are these products just a sneaky way to advertise infant formulas?  More »

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Kids' lunch box snacks

24 Jun 2014 | CHOICE reviews more than 260 processed snacks to find the nutritional disasters, reveal the healthier treats and help you pack the perfect lunch box.  More »

Baby eating

Organic baby food reviews

19 Jun 2014 | Our review of 136 baby food varieties for under ones found there’s more to (or sometimes less of) these products than meets the eye.   More »

fussy-eater

Top tips for feeding toddlers

04 Jun 2013 | It can be difficult to coax a toddler into eating something they don’t want to, but there may be ways to encourage them to try to enjoy a wider range of foods.  More »

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Fruit juice popper reviews

30 Apr 2012 | We review 100 different varieties of fruit juice poppers available in major supermarkets and found a few factors worth considering before you pop one in your kids lunchbox.   More »

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Beaba Babycook first look

01 May 2012 | This handy appliance can steam, blend, reheat and defrost all in the one compact unit - but is it necessary?  More »

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Food for kids

22 Jun 2011 | CHOICE compares the nutritional panels of various products to help consumers make more informed choices about foods for their children.  More »

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Coping with toddlers who are fussy eaters

04 Jun 2011 | There are some strategies for the many parents who worry about their toddler's eating habits.  More »

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Nutrition guide for breastfeeding mothers

20 May 2011 | How much more do breastfeeding mothers need to eat and which foods they should focus on to stay as healthy as possible?  More »

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Lasagna

08 Feb 2011 | A delicious recipe for the whole family.  More »

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    Babies-and-kids-council-packagingA panel of experts have discussed hot topics affecting Australian parents at the inaugural CHOICE Kids and Baby Council. Here they talk about food packaging and labelling.
     
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