Nitrates – Carrots & The Nitrates and the Homemade Baby Food Myth

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Can I make homemade carrots for my baby?

You may have been told by your pediatrician or a friend or a website on the internet, that it’s best to not make your baby homemade baby foods or that you should not make certain types of vegetables due to nitrates.

The pediatrician may have also mentioned that nitrates cause “low blood count anemia”.

Here is a simple graphic to explain the truth about nitrates and homemade baby food.

You can also read the “Myths and Curiosities – Nitrates” from the Wholesome Baby Food Guide book here for further information.