It’s hard not to want what’s best for your toddlers. They’re kind of like little blanks slates — they’re not filled with all of the artificial ingredients and chemicals that so many of us have put in our bodies over the years. You want to keep your little ones as pure as possible for as long as possible.
The easiest way to do that is starting in your kitchen. But while so many parents have the best of intentions, the results are still not always optimal, and a lot of seemingly healthful foods are actually doing more harm than good.
Take a look at 5 foods that you’re probably feeding your toddler that you shouldn’t be (according to Cooking Light):
For four more unhealthy foods your toddler might be eating, visit CookingLight.com
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More from Meredith on Babble’s Toddler blog:
- 10 Signs You’re Madly and Hopelessly, if Not Oddly, in Love with Your Toddler
- 7 Ways Toddlers and 39-Year-Olds are Pretty Much the Same People
- The Thing I Waited 16 Months and 6 Days to do with My Toddler
- 5 Glaring Ways Parenting Has Evolved Over the Past Century
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