Nutrition

  1. Family meals

    I am keen to get us eating as a family more. Please could you give me some ideas for family meals that the kids will like and that are good for them?

  2. Sources of Calcium

    Milk is a common allergic food, and serious reactions often involve projectile vomiting. There are also a number of children who are sensitive to milk (as opposed to allergic) and reactions can include glue ear, indigestion, constipation, diarrhoea, eczema, psoriasis, sinus problems and regular bouts of upper respiratory tract infections

  3. What is a balanced diet for a toddler?

    Ensuring a diet of all the required nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals and proteins.

  4. How do I know if my baby is getting enough milk?

    This is a question most mothers ask at sometime ....

  5. Brain Foods

    The brain is truly amazing and although we don’t know all its secrets yet, there is plenty of evidence to suggest that what we feed our children has a direct impact on their well-being, health and intelligence.

  6. Breakfast Ideas for Kids

    .... from www.yourhealthychild.net

  7. Tuck in this Christmas

    The average child in Britain will consume around 2,300 calories; much more than the recommended daily average of 1,700 calories!

  8. Give your kids at least 2 portions of oily fish a week

    Fewer than one in 10 children in the UK are eating enough fish to meet health guidelines and worse still, a staggering 87% of youngsters do not eat oily fish, according to new study data just out.

  9. Easy ways to get your kids to eat their ‘2 a week’

    Getting your kids to eat their recommended two-a-week isn’t as difficult as you might think

  10. Common nutritional questions

    Giving nutritional guidance and advice to our children is key to a healthy life

  11. Peanut allergies

    Children are now exposed to peanuts more frequently at an early age and build up allergies. They may even acquire the allergy in the womb as the mother eats products laced with peanuts.

  12. Fruits - good or bad for a child's digestive system?

    Some people worry that fruit is too acidic, but while many fruits are acidic before digestion, after digestion fruits have a highly desirable alkaline effect on the body.

  13. Baby Bottles and Teats

    Advice on purchasing baby bottles and teats.

  14. Eggs are a ‘superfood’ packed with nutrients

    Eating an egg or more a day can boost health and support weight loss

  15. How long is it safe to freeze food for?

    I puree my baby’s food and then freeze it in ice cube trays. Sometimes I can leave it in the freezer for months. Is that safe?

  16. Gluten FREE diet

    Rather than focussing on foods that can’t be eaten, look at building meals around the many that can.

  17. How can I help my child lose weight?

    If your child is under 10-12 years old you can manage their weight without them realising they are on a diet. From birth to puberty, children put on weight every year, in line with their growth

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