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Commercial baby foods

Commercial baby foods are convenient for busy parents, but compared to home cooked foods, commercial pureed…

What is all the fuss about sugar?

Sugar is a refined carbohydrate, and contributes energy to our diet, but no nutrients. For these…

Eating well when you are breast feeding

All mothers want the best for their babies. Eating a variety of foods from each of…

Scientists warn against low carb diets during pregnancy

A recently published scientific article indicated that there is a higher risk of birth defects in…

Quick and easy meal ideas | Chickpea and chicken pasta sauce

Looking for a delicious pasta sauce that is quick to prepare? This sauce is rich in…

Five tips for managing fussy eating in toddlers

If your toddler is becoming fussy try these quick tips: Check how much milk they are…

Iodine

Iodine is an essential mineral that comes from the food we eat. Iodine is especially important…

Fruit and fruit juice

Fruit is good for you, but is fruit juice a good choice? Whole fruit is a…

Milk, white, or dark chocolate?

At Easter time our shops are full of chocolate! You may have read claims that dark…

How much milk should my toddler drink?

Milk – either breast milk, cow’s milk or toddler formula are important sources of nutrition for…

All about calcium in your diet

We all need calcium in our diets to help build strong, healthy bones and teeth. It…

Weight gain during pregnancy

It is normal to gain weight when you are pregnant. Most women can expect to gain…