Pediatrics Expert Discusses Packaged Toddler Food

Updated June 19, 2015

In the U.S., packaged foods for toddlers often have high amounts of sodium or added sugars, a new study shows. “Regretfully, parents need to read labels carefully to avoid added salt and sugars in food commercially prepared for toddlers,” says Susan S. Baker, MD, PhD, professor of pediatrics and co-chief of the UB Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Center, who co-authored an editorial published with the report.