Find out exactly how much exercise and activity babies, toddlers and school aged children need per day on this week’s kids nutrition podcast.
Discovery why iodine is important for growing children, what happens when don’t get enough and where to get the best sources of iodine on a dairy-free diet.
Find out the benefits of yoghurt for toddlers in this weeks kids nutrition podcast by paediatric dietitian.
Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Email Me New Episodes | Spotify | Stitcher You might think that panic buying is the solution to surviving menu planning, but it really isn’t. How to menu plan during coronavirus It’s tempting to head straight to the shops and stock pile just because your budget allows you to. But be warned that this will quickly backfire as it’s […]
Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Email | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play What’s the verdict: are organic fruits and vegetables really worth it? How will you decide? Will the deciding factor be the nutritional profile of organic fruits and vegetables, the reduced exposure to pesticides or because the farming methods used are possibly more sustainable? If you need help deciding then join Rhaya Jordan […]
Calcium supplements are only a quick fix to what could be a long term problem. If you’re worried that your child isn’t getting enough of their daily calcium requirements, then lets get to the root of the problem first. Whilst an insurance policy like calcium supplements appear safe, over-doing the supplements aren’t and you could […]
Written by Bahee Van de Bor, Paediatric Dietitian Spooning a bit of yoghurt onto my children’s breakfast cereal this morning, I realised how overwhelming choosing a children’s yoghurt is for parents. Outbursts from the media suggest that there are shocking amounts of sugar in children’s yoghurts. Should you be worried? And I bet you […]
What are tryptophan foods? In a nutshell, tryptophan is an amino acid, a building block used to make protein. It’s, therefore, no surprise that foods abundant in tryptophan are found in foods that provide protein. If you are wondering how tryptophan in protein foods can help you and your child sleep better, the secret lies in […]
Let your teenage children discover the authentic way to glowing hair and skin. Contrary to popular belief, popping vitamin supplements won’t necessarily guarantee hair growth and thickness. So if you are tired of reading about vitamin supplements for hair that promise magical wonders from specialist ingredients that don’t work, you are probably right to ditch […]
You asked and I listened. Here’s a simple list of brain boosting foods for kids. You might be surprised what’s revealed. Breastmilk Right from the word go nature has your kids covered with the power of omega-3 fatty acids in breastmilk. Why breastmilk? It is naturally enriched with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), in […]