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    Starting Solids Without White Rice Cereal?

    I'm sure most of you are familiar with Dr. Greene's White Out Campaign. Rice cereal is commonly given to infants as their first food. Unfortunately this is still suggested by many well meaning indiv…

    Dietary Advice to Address Arsenic Concern
    Dietary Advice to Address Arsenic Concern

    I'd like to thank co-author Ashley Koff, RD for her initiative on this issue. More of her work can be seen at AskleyKoffApproved.com. You've heard the news, and in sets panic. Have I been inadvertentl…

    My Take on Arsenic and Brown Rice
    My Take on Arsenic and Brown Rice

    You may have seen headlines based on a study published in Environmental Health Perspectives about arsenic and organic brown rice syrup. Many of the headlines mention concern about the implications for…

    Reading Glasses - What Is Your Pediatrician Reading?
    What is Your Pediatrician Reading?

    Medscape Pediatrics, a leading source of medical information for physicians (if not the leading source of info for physicians), has released the Medscape Top 10 for in 2011 ? this year's 10 most impor…

    Starting Solids: An Exciting Reason to Be Thankful
    Starting Solids: An Exciting Reason to Be Thankful

    Last Thanksgiving I announced a bold campaign, spearheaded by an amazing band of volunteers, to upgrade babies' first foods to real foods ? and babies' first grains to whole grains ? and to do this in…

    About the WhiteOut Movement
    About the WhiteOut Movement

    Dr. Greene explains the WhiteOut movement... "Let every child's first grain be a whole grain. There's no good reason not to. They won't mind. They'll thank you." And let every child's first food be a…

    To Solve Obesity
    To Solve Obesity, We Must Change the Way We Feed Babies

    Waiting until school age is too late, according to a welcome 2011 Institute of Medicine report called Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies. The report documents the critical role of early learn…

    The Organic Movement Report
    The Organic Movement Report

    The Washington Post released a report today titled, The Organic Movement. The Post looked at current research, and interviewed organic farmers and other organic leaders for their insights. I was asked…

    How did we get here? WhiteOut Now!

    Watch Dr. Greene talk about theWhiteOut Now campaign... Would you feed your baby a spoonful of sugar for her first bite of solid food? Of course you wouldn't. Today, the first bite of solid food for …

    WhiteOut Badges
    WhiteOut Badges

    Help spread the word and announce your participation with our set of official WhiteOut Badges! (more…)…

    Dr. Greene’s Parenting Predictions for 2011
    Dr. Greene’s Parenting Predictions for 2011

    I remember being a child and hearing my parents talk about how fast time was moving. Now I'm the parent and I know what they were talking about. But not only is time moving more quickly for us as adul…

    WhiteOut FAQ
    WhiteOut FAQ

    Dr. Greene answers questions about the WhiteOut campaign for feeding babies... Quick Links: What is the goal of the White Out campaign? What is in white rice baby cereal? Why is white rice baby cereal…

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    Brown vs. White Rice: A Fork in the Road
    Brown vs. White Rice: A Fork in the Road

    It's time to change America's first food. What if white rice helped trigger diabetes and brown rice helped to prevent it, regardless of lifestyle? That's just what a 2010 Harvard study suggests. Brown…

    Baby with a bottle. Baby Bottles and Cereal
    Baby Bottles and Cereal

    Dr. Greene's Answer: You've heard about it from friends, parents, and in-laws. You've seen it in Internet chat rooms and discussion boards: "You're so tired! You should put some cereal in your daughte…