Baby Food Facts

Baby Food FACTS

Nutrition and marketing of baby and toddler food and drinks

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Birth to two years is a critical period for developing healthy food preferences and eating habits and preventing childhood obesity. Baby Food FACTS provides a comprehensive analysis of the nutritional content of food and drink products marketed to parents for their babies and toddlers (up to age 3), the messages used to promote these products, and how well the marketing messages correspond with expert advice about feeding young children. 


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Baby Food FACTS infographics

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Expert recommendations for feeding infants and young children


This report is the latest in a series of Rudd Center FACTS reports that reveal marketing techniques and the nutritional quality of children's food and beverage items. 

Support for this project was provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.