The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently published a report that three infants in three states were hospitalized after being fed a homemade formula based on the alkaline diet.
The CDC said the incidents occurred between August 2020 and February 2021 in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
The infants had been fed “a nutritionally deficient homemade formula based on alkaline diet recipes, with resultant severe hypocalcemia and vitamin D–deficient rickets. Homemade infant formulas and vegan diets might be deficient in essential vitamins and nutrients as has been reported for other formulas.”
The CDC discovered the first 9-month-old boy had