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The importance of Fibre

March 1, 2016
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The latest National Diet and Nutrition Survey data (2014) highlighted the lack of fibre consumed in the UK diet. With recommendations to increase our current intakes it’s useful to know a little about why it’s important, the role it plays and how to increase consumption in […]

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Bad behaviour- can nutrition affect their concentration & behaviour?

February 11, 2016
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The foods we eat can have a huge impact on how we feel and behave, which can be much more apparent in children. Understanding factors that can support optimal concentration and behaviour such as planning for a well balanced diet high in nutrients and reducing factors, which may […]

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NEWS: Nutrition Know How for Nannies

February 3, 2016
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Following a string of national talks and events The Food Teachers latest Nutrition Know How course focused on support for local nannies in Hertfordshire

24 local nannies gave up their Saturday morning this week to learn about the importance of nutrition for growing children. The 3 […]

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Get Creative Making Edible Gifts

January 26, 2016
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Whether it’s the weekend or the holidays planning some creative time can be great fun for both adults and children. Friends and family often love receiving home made gifts and if they are edible and healthy they’re bound to be a hit.

 

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Cutting down on Sugar

January 25, 2016
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Sugar and its impact on our children’s health, behaviour, learning and mood has become a hot topic over the last couple of years. As a natural survival instinct our primitive brains are drawn to immediate and high-energy food sources and for this reason sugar addresses our […]

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