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Are Popular Squeezable Food Pouches Healthy for Kids?

Purdue University

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Squeezable food pouches for infants and toddlers are a popular item among parents as they are easy to use, transport and clean up.

But are they healthy for your kid? It all comes down to the main ingredients, says a Purdue University social scientist.

Kameron Moding is an assistant professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies in Purdue’s College of Health and Human Sciences, studies temperament, eating behaviors and obesity risk in early childhood. She researched ingredients and nutritional value in food pouches compared with jars and other containers ...