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(article, Liz Crain)

Gone are the days when the only baby food available on store shelves was drab, processed mush. These days, many parents either make their own baby vittles at home with seasonal produce or buy frozen organic baby food at local markets. 

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Alternative baby food typically costs twice as much as conventional baby food, but it's generally made with organic produce that's steamed, not boiled.

Nice Cubes
Homemade Baby
Little Bug Baby Food
Baby Cubes & More
Evie’s Organic Edibles
HappyBaby

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According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the pesticides used in conventional farming are substantially more toxic to children than to adults. Children’s underdeveloped organs are more vulnerable to toxic chemicals. And children also typically eat more fruits and vegetables (both of which usually contain more pesticides than other types of foods) than adults.  

New government-funded research shows that children who switch from conventional baby food to organic baby food immediately experience a dramatic plunge in detectable internal pesticides.