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27th October 2014, Brunei: IBFAN Asia launches “Best Feeding – Wholesome Baby Food Recipes from Asian homes to complement breastfeeding” book in Brunei at the 10th One Asia Breastfeeding Partners Forum

    
The book was released by Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Puteri Hajah Masna benti Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien (in centre)


The Need:
Today, nutrition of infants and young child is an increasingly important concern not just of parents, but of health professionals and governments. . In the recent times there is an increased dependence on the market for providing foods for children .Parents’ decisions on how to feed their child are often influenced by aggressive advertising by the infant food industry. But as a society we are less aware of the growing evidence that industrially processed foods are linked to obesity and diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and cancers. The time has come to challenge the new paradigm created by the market to replace the foods and food habits of our populations.
About the book:
Best Feeding – Wholesome Baby Food Recipes from Asian homes to complement breastfeeding by IBFAN ASIA serves as the perfect beginning for creating a paradigm shift in achieving optimal infant and young child feeding practices. It brings back joy, fun and excitement in feeding the child.
A book that explains the nutritional needs of infants and young children, and how these can be met in easy and simple ways, using healthy foods that are locally grown or available. The book has over 100 recipes created by families in Asian homes and screened by health and nutrition professionals include not just freshly cooked foods, but also dry mixes that can be stored and tempting easily made foods for the malnourished child.

Download the book:

Best Feeding – Wholesome Baby Food Recipes from Asian homes to complement breastfeeding by IBFAN ASIA

Best Feeding – Wholesome Baby Food Recipes from Asian homes to complement breastfeeding by IBFAN ASIA

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