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Can Nutrition Help Nightmares/Night Terrors?

March 30, 2015
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Children’s sleep patterns are a regular topic for discussion in my clinic and when I’m with other mums. Disturbed sleep is a key area of concern for many parents with children often waking throughout the night having experienced night terrors or nightmares. These experiences can upset […]

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The Food Teacher Teeth

Feed your child’s teeth!

March 21, 2015
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Latest statistics from the 2013 Children’s Dental Health Survey for England, Wales and Northern Ireland have found a reduction in the number of cavities in children’s teeth but almost half of 15-year-olds have some decay. Though it is fantastic that a reduction has been […]

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Cauliflower the food teacher

The Power of the Cauliflower

March 7, 2015
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Many foodies have suggested that cauliflower should be recognised as the latest “superfood”. For the last few years it has barely had a mention alongside other brassica vegetables such as kale, cabbage and broccoli. All things green seem to have taken the limelight, though cauliflower is also a […]

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Give me chocolate…7 benefits!

March 5, 2015
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Whether it is a small treat after dinner, or a major celebration like Easter, Christmas, (or Mothers Day…hint, hint), there are many occasions where chocolate plays a role in our lives. The quality of chocolate varies significantly, with many high in sugar, fat and preservatives but if […]

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Mother’s Day Recipe and Gift Box!

March 5, 2015
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Make Mothers Day Special with this raw chocolate recipe and gift box template.

Someone made these for me last year and they were delicious.

Perhaps pass on the link and then keep your fingers crossed!

Mother’s Day Recipe and Gift Box […]

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**WIN** Raw Chocolate Making Kit for Mother’s Day

March 2, 2015
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Have you ever made raw chocolates? They are so easy to make, provide an opportunity to experiment with flavour and are also reputed to be bursting with nutrients.

To celebrate Mother’s day in the UK we have teamed up with Choc Chick to offer one […]

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Power to immunity The Food Teacher

Power to Immunity!

February 24, 2015
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As the weather changes it’s that time of year when people are suffering from sniffles and sore throats and top tips for supporting immunity have become hot topic. Children’s immune systems are challenged every day so supporting their immunity is fundamental for optimum health.

Research suggests […]

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Simple Pancake Swaps!

February 16, 2015
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Looking for healthy, tasty food that the whole family will enjoy is important. Using a traditional pancake recipe of white flour, salt and eggs or even a ready prepared mix alongside sugary fillings and toppings isn’t the most nutritious option. Finding healthier alternatives is always possible by […]

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The Food Teacher Comp

**WIN** Andrew James Food Processor & Slow Cooker

February 7, 2015
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A few weeks ago I asked Facebook followers if they could choose a kitchen appliance they would love to win what would it be. The number of comments was phenomenal and a slow cooker and food processor came out on top.

To celebrate the launch of my new […]

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Child asthma

Can Food and Nutrition help Asthma?

January 27, 2015
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Statistics suggest that 1 in 11 children suffer from Asthma in the UK, so it’s no surprise I frequently get asked what, if anything, can help. Over 4 million adults and 1.1 million children experience different Asthma related symptoms ranging from relatively mild cases of breathlessness […]

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**WIN** The Autism Book from The Autism Food Club

January 19, 2015
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With current research suggesting there are anywhere between 1 in 50 to 1 in 88 autism cases in children the prevalence is now much more common. Despite this fact, ongoing research continues to try to determine causes and potential approaches, which may be beneficial for the condition with […]

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Book Review: Autism – Exploring the Benefits of a Gluten- and Casein-Free Diet

January 7, 2015
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With current research suggesting there are anywhere between 1 in 50 to 1 in 88 autism cases in children the prevalence is now much more common. Despite this fact, ongoing research continues to try to determine causes and potential approaches, which may be beneficial for the condition with […]

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