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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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Healthy Detox Without Starving Yourself

Healthy Detox Without Starving Yourself

Now the kids are back to school and life returns to the routine, many parents are turning their attention to getting healthy. One way of kick starting this is by having a detox. If you opt for a no-eating style detox then you may lose weight and cleanse out your system but it really won’t

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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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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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Keeping your immune system healthy

Keeping your immune system healthy

The way we choose to live our life ultimately shows up through our body and its health. Whilst it is healthy to relax and enjoy ourselves, it is always good to have a balanced approach to life, taking steps to maximise health is invaluable. One of the most effective areas to concentrate on is the

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Planning a summer picnic

Planning a summer picnic

Eating outdoors has to be one of the most enticing of summer pleasures. The thought of finding a peaceful, grassy spot, flopping down onto a blanket and breaking out a delicious picnic is enough to make your mouth water. But al fresco eating doesn’t always go to plan: most of us will have experienced our

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