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  • do kid's need vitamins

    Do kid’s need vitamins

    When I was little my Mum used to stand at the front door each morning with a bottle of Minadex in hand – a quick 5ml slurp before school and that was our daily dose of vitamins. And then there was the trauma of the Cod Liver Oil dose to endure too. I’m shuddering at

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    Quick healthy dinners

    Quick healthy dinners

    Even those who love to cook can sometimes find it a bind to rustle up a healthy meal for the family. To avoid falling into the fast-food and ready-meal trap it’s vital to have an approach to mealtimes that makes shopping simple and preparation and cooking a breeze. A decent stock of varied, enticing recipes

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    Sugar Swaps And Healthy Alternatives

    Sugar Swaps And Healthy Alternatives

    We all know that too much sugar is bad for us, but when you’re craving a three o’clock pick-me-up it’s all too easy to reach for sugary snacks and drinks. High blood pressure, obesity and tooth decay are just some of the reasons for cutting down the amount of sugar in your family’s diet. Whether

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    Common foods that can trigger allergies

    Common foods that can trigger allergies

    Allergic reactions to food are more common that you may imagine, causing around 5000 people each year to seek hospital treatment in the UK, and an average of 10 poor souls to die from a severe reaction to foodstuffs. Most of us are, thankfully, immune to most allergic reactions caused by food, but you never

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    Food to help with the Winter blues

    Food to help with the Winter blues

    Winter can be cold, dark and pretty bleak. If the short days and chilly temperatures are making you feel pretty much the same, then you may be tempted to reach for some comfort food. But before you do, consider eating some of these foods instead. Tipped to help keep the blues at bay, these are

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    Avoid the power struggle at mealtimes

    Avoid the power struggle at mealtimes

    Mealtimes with young kids can feel as tense as climate change negotiations at the UN. Children have so many aspects of their lives controlled by grown-ups, it’s no surprise that the relative freedom of feeding time brings with it a degree of rebellion. If your child would happily live on a diet of pasta and

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