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A 20-year-old female asked:

My almost 11 month old refuses to eat baby food (purity). she loves fruit so i give her that most of the time, she also hates cooked veggies, probably because it's all mashed. what food can i give her, as my mom looks after her during the week?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Some basics: Infants often love fruits because they are sugary & interesting. If you want to program her brain to expect sugary feeds let her dictate that choice. She will pay a price for that later. Veggies are more nutritious & can be interesting if you feed her at the table when everyone else is enjoying them.

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