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  • Food Milestones In Children

    Food Milestones In Children

    Much of what we take for granted as adults has milestone status for young children and eating is no exception. As a parent it’s easy to worry that your child isn’t eating and drinking the right things at the right times. However, as long as your child is healthy then there is usually no need

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    Are Your Kids Picky Eaters?

    Are Your Kids Picky Eaters?

    Having a picky eater in the family can be frustrating. You may also find yourself becoming concerned that your child isn’t getting all the nutrients they need from what they are, or are not, eating. Picky eating is common among toddlers. At around the age of one, young kids are able to feed themselves and

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    Easy Cooking Projects For Kids

    Easy Cooking Projects For Kids

    The idea of getting kids involved in the kitchen can be pretty daunting. Not only do you have all those sharp, hot and downright dangerous hazards lurking everywhere you turn, there is also the thought of the mess they will inevitably make (and that no doubt you’ll be landed with cleaning up!) However, there are

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    Junk Food And Children's Behaviour

    Junk Food And Children’s Behaviour

    There are plenty of reasons not to feed children junk food too often, but is bad behaviour one of them? Research on the subject has led towards the conclusion that junk food – i.e. foods with high levels of sugar or saturated fats with little nutritional value – does indeed have an effect on the

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    Eating Local Food

    Eating Local Food

    Our diet in the west is fabulously diverse, rich in the kinds of foods that simply weren’t available to us just a few generations ago. But the price of this on-tap variety is an increased carbon footprint as foods are moved by rail, road and air around the globe to satisfy our dietary whims. As

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    Misconceptions of ‘ Sell by dates’

    Misconceptions of ‘ Sell by dates’

    It’s a talking point that forever crops up in the news or articles, ‘Sell by dates’. Most people are still unsure as to what these dates really mean, how safe is it to eat foods after the dates etc. Shockingly, we are a throw away nation, on average we throw 10% of food in the

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