No added sugar for babies, US advisory panel recommends

(CNN)There's a new motto for parents when it comes to feeding babies from birth until 2 years of age: "Every bite counts."

That's the takeaway from the first plan ever proposed for infants and toddlers by the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, a group of experts charged with providing science-based recommendations twice each decade on how our diet affects our health.
"This report continues the traditional emphasis on individuals ages 2 years and older and, for the first time, expands upon it to reflect the growing body of evidence about appropriate nutrition during the earliest stages of life," the report stated.