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The Food Allergy Prevention Baby-Led Feeding Cookbook

By Malina Malkani


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The Food Allergy Prevention Baby-Led Feeding Cookbook empowers you to teach your baby to self-feed while advancing motor skills as well as an adventurous palate.

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ISBN: 9781637745212

Publication Date: November 2024

ISBN: 9781637745229

Publication Date: November 2024

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Did you know that how we feed babies during infancy can influence their development of food allergies? Provide the benefits of a baby-led approach to starting solids, set your little one on healthy path from the very first few bites, and reduce your baby’s risk of food allergies with The Food Allergy Prevention Baby-Led Feeding Cookbook by Malina Malkani, MS, RDN, CDN, author of Simple and Safe Baby-Led Weaning.

The Food Allergy Prevention Baby-Led Feeding Cookbook empowers you to teach your baby to self-feed while advancing motor skills and encouraging an adventurous palate.. Learn everything you need to know about baby-led feeding, incorporating purees, combo-feeding, first foods, drawing your baby into family meals, and what to expect throughout the process while learning how to build a balanced baby meal from recipes the whole family can enjoy.

The Food Allergy Prevention Baby-Led Feeding Cookbook  is a one-stop shop and the only comprehensive book on the market that includes:

  • A complete guide to starting solids using a baby-led approach

  • Practical tips and advice from a pediatric dietitian, infant feeding expert, and mother of three

  • A flexible 9-day road map for top allergen introduction

  • Tips on navigating food allergies, intolerances, and sensitivities as your baby ventures into the world of solid foods

  • 8 weeks of meal plans to help you keep top allergens in the diet frequently and consistently

  • 80 family-friendly recipes that will become cornerstones in your meal rotation and that make it easy to include top allergens in your baby’s diet regularly, once introduced

You can help prevent food allergies effectively by simply using real foods to feed your baby—and during the process, feeding your family can become so much easier because everybody eats the same thing (baby included)!

This accessible, practical guide is the only starting solids book you will need.

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About the Author

Malina  Malkani

Malina Malkani, MS, RDN, CDN, is the pediatric registered dietitian, best-selling author, speaker, and single mom of three behind the Instagram and TikTok handle A top nutrition influencer dedicated to educating her combined audience of over 140,000 followers about infant and childhood nutrition, Malina is a trusted expert in local and national media outlets and owns a nutrition consulting company and private practice that helps caregivers feed their babies and kids with confidence. Her mission is to help families raise adventurous, intuitive eaters and to reshape the nutritional habits and behaviors of our next generation in ways that will optimize their long-term health and reduce their risk of chronic lifestyle diseases.

Malina is the author of Simple and Safe Baby-Led Weaning: How to Integrate Foods, Manage Portion Sizes and Identify Allergies and the creator of two online courses for parents: Safe & Simple Baby-Led Feeding and Solve Picky Eating. Her new book, The Food Allergy Prevention Baby-Led Feeding Cookbook is due out next year with publisher, BenBella Books, distributed through Penguin Random House.

A 2022 and 2023 Forbes Health Advisory Board Member, member of the Advisory Council for the RWJF Reframing Child Health and Obesity project, and former national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Malina earned two undergraduate degrees at Northwestern University and a master’s degree in clinical nutrition at New York University. She completed her dietetic internship at the James J. Peters Bronx VA Hospital where she subsequently worked as an outpatient weight loss and bariatric surgery dietitian and now serves as a preceptor, mentoring seven Bronx VA dietetic students per year in the pediatrics and entrepreneurship rotations.

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Publication Details

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781637745212

Dimensions: 6 x 9 x 1 in.

Weight: 1 lbs.

Publication Date: November 2024

Format: E-book (epub)

ISBN: 9781637745229

Publication Date: November 2024

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