There is a common notion that “food before one is just for fun” . Food plays an important role in the first year of life from both nutritional and developmental perspectives. Here we un-pack the when, what and why of introducing solids.Read More
Iron is an important nutrient. It plays a key role in many of the bodies’ functions including growth, development and appetite regulation Simply put, if iron levels are low children and may find it difficult to concentrate, difficult to learn to their potential and difficult to eat the right types and amounts of food their young body needs.
Here we explain risk-factors for iron-deficiency as well as provide tips for preventing deficiency and eating an iron-rich dietRead More
Wholemeal and wholegrain; freekeh and farro; sorghum and spelt; chickpea and brown pasta. What on earth do these words mean; are they a healthy choice and is the social-media fuss worthy? Here we explain a few key points and what to look for when buying grain and cereal based products.Read More
Paediatric and Disability Dietitian's work with a wide range of clients to help them be their nutritional best. This A to Z guide gives a snap-shot of some of the things we help our clients with.Read More
The start of “Smart Eating Week” has got me thinking; when working with infants, children and adults with special needs what do I consider to be “Smart Eating”? To me “Smart Eating” mean to me......Read More