Nutrition

Katie Hopkins' latest rage on Fat kids

Childhood obesity

Childhood obesity is more than merely a social problem that can result in taunts from peers. It is also more than merely being overweight and childhood obesity can affect their growth, development and future health. Obesity occurs when excess energy is stored as fat. Although children require a certain amount of excess energy for growth,

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born with a disability

Born with a disability

All prospective parents hold an idealised vision of their baby in their minds.  To be told that your child has been born with a disability shatters that image in an instant and can be incredibly difficult to come to terms with and accept.  Emotions such as shock, disbelief, anxiety and despair may wash over parents

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development of premature babies

Development of premature babies

Having a premature baby is a scary and stressful time. Whether your baby arrived unexpectedly or whether you had knew it was a possibility, nothing can really prepare you for the sight of your tiny baby in an incubator. A neonatal unit will be unfamiliar and you are likely to have plenty of questions about

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weaning

Weaning

Weaning Do’s and Don’ts If you have a baby that is of the age where you want to start weaning then you’re in for an exciting time, and a messy time, but watching your baby explore the vast world of flavours and textures is fun and exciting. Depending on who you talk to and what

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The Working Parent Article

Lose weight at a healthy rate

A healthy weight loss is 1-2lb a week. You will find hundreds of diets promising quick fixes for your weight loss but the majority of these are only promoting methods that are not achievable, unhealthy or dangerous. A simple combination of eating less and exercising more is the best long and short term weight loss

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Coffee and muffin calories

What exactly are Calories?

Calories are simply the measurement of energy in food. To eat a balanced diet it’s good to know how many calories are in the foods we are eating. Trying to lose weight requires you to eat less and to be more active. When you eat and drink you’re putting energy (calories) into your body, your

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