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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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    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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    Nut And Peanut Allergies

    Nut And Peanut Allergies

    Peanuts are one of the most common allergies around. For those who suffer from this allergy even the slightest hint of peanuts entering the body can have devastating effects. Nut Facts Peanuts are not strictly part of the nut family – they are a legume (like lentils and peas). But the proteins inside peanuts closely

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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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    making food fun for kids

    Making food fun for kids

    From the day weaning begins, most parents are collating an array of smart techniques to gain and hold their child’s interest in food. Veg in clever disguises, aeroplane antics with spoons, pasta arranged to look like a face. You name it, parents try it. Despite these best efforts, however, many kids develop picky eating habits

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