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  • Reasons for Delaying Feeding Babies Solid Foods: The Open Gut
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    Reasons for Delaying Feeding Babies Solid Foods: The Open Gut

    At what age should a parent or other caregiver introduce solid foods to a baby? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), human infants should be exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life. Complimentary food should not be introduced until after six months. Breastfeeding should then continue for two years or beyond. Parents […] More

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    Iron Deficiency Increases Stroke Risk

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 795,000 Americans suffer from a stroke each year, resulting in nearly 130,000 deaths annually. Now new research from Imperial College London in the United Kingdom as published in the journal PLOS One suggests that iron deficiency may increase the risk of stroke by making the […] More