Food: Pureed lean beef (naturally raised or organic)
Best Time to Introduce: At 4-6 months, instead of rice cereal.
Why: Beef is an excellent source of iron, zinc, choline (a vitamin important for brain development), B vitamins and other minerals. Babies begin running low on iron stores around 4 months, which is why it’s a good time to start solids. Some experts also believe that introducing protein first is better than starting with carbohydrates.
Serving Tip: Use a cut ...more