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
Mini-meals, mid-meals, snacks, smoko. Call it what you will, there is an important place for structured eating between main meals for toddlers and young childrenRead 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
Our clients and followers would already know that we’re big advocates for filling lunchboxes with “Glow Foods”, “Grow Foods” and “Go Foods”. This simple concept ensures that the main food groups are added and also helps kids to understand basic concepts of health eating. Here’s a step-by-step guide on HOW to put this concept into actionRead 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
Good oral health is important for good nutrition and good nutrition is important for good oral health.
Here we provide information about good oral health and provide tips on how you can help your kids to have a healthy mouth.Read More
Positive experiences in the early years can set the foundations for children to grow into confident, happy and healthy eaters for life. Here we explain a bit about eating for kids and give some of our top tips for setting your kids up to become happy and confident eaters.Read More
For many kids the struggle to eat vegetables is real. Here we unpack a few reasons why this might be and give you tips on how to prevent and manage this issue, particularly in the early days of feeding.Read More