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Oatibix flakes?

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RedKites Thu 27-Sep-12 22:32:50

My 2yo had some of these today and seemed to like them. However, I spotted the ingredients contain oat bran - 11% I think? I know young children aren't supposed to have bran, so should he not have these?

JiltedJohnsJulie Fri 28-Sep-12 13:42:20

Don't know on that one sorry Red.

Hopefully someone will be along soon......

forevergreek Fri 28-Sep-12 14:01:35

No idea, annabel karmel weaning books have bran muffin recipes in though... So I doubt it's a problem ( never heard of the no bran thing)

RedKites Fri 28-Sep-12 14:17:19

Thanks, that fits with what I've read elsewhere. I won't start giving him All Bran twice a day or anything, but it sounds like having these from time to time won't do him any harm.

forevergreek Fri 28-Sep-12 15:33:30

I think all too much fibre does is cause constipation. Son like you say as long as they aren't having it for breakfast/ lunch and dinner it's fine. Everyone needs some fibre in their diet anyway. Actually I think The pediatrician once said oatibix were better than weetabix as we prob eat too much wheat as a nation on the whole..

ZigZagWanderer Sat 29-Sep-12 20:30:25

I have the same query with certain types bread.
I think everything in moderation is ok.
It's a tiny amount. Perhaps ring Hv.

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