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how healthy are these jarred baby food products?

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I mean are the baby food companies really using real fruits n veggies how do they keep them from rotting? I use fresh fruit n veggies for my 7 month old and we all know whats happens to fresh fruit when its not eaten within a few minutes it rots I dont know something in me just doesnt trust the boxed baby food is it really healthy for the babies? I do like the oatmeal ceral cant go wrong with that LOL

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If you want to make your own baby food you can. It's easy. Just steam fruits and vegetables and puree them in a blender. I like to freeze individual servings in an ice cube tray. Fresh baby food doesn't last long in the refrigerator.But, jarred food is just fine. I fed my kids Earth's Best organic baby foods. They are pasteurized and canned properly so there are no germs and they stay fresh for about a year if the jars are unopened.
I love Earth's best as well. Not only is it organic, but I feel like they have really interesting flavors and combinations. At this time of year, they have pumpkin apple and my daughter loves it! I like to feed her mashed up fresh fruits and veggies as well, but I don't freeze anything. If I were a SAHM, though, I would be all about making and freezing my own baby food!
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