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Why Children Should Eat Fish

February 12, 2017
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The news about which foods are healthy and nutritious for us is constantly hitting the headlines. With concerns around escalating childhood obesity, tooth decay and chronic disease in children, understanding more about foods that have outstanding health benefits is beneficial. Eating fish regularly has been long regarded as […]

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Digestion: You are what you Absorb

December 21, 2016
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A healthy digestive system is fundamental for our optimal health. Helping children to understand this and talk about this process is invaluable and establishes an early understanding about the importance of the food and drink we eat. Our digestive system can be compared to a river that runs […]

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Depression: What it is and what can we do?

December 15, 2016
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We are living through a Depression epidemic with diagnosable mental health illnesses on the rise especially in young people. Statistics suggest that nearly 80,000 children and young people are seriously depressed with about 8,700 of those aged between 5 and 10. This […]

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Use Food to Support Childhood Eczema

November 28, 2016
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Eczema, which is also known as dermatitis, is thought to affect one in five children and one in twelve adults in the UK. It’s a non-contagious inflammatory skin condition that can present in many different forms and vary hugely from individual to individual. The skin can […]

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Will my Child choose to eat that?

May 28, 2015
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Hilarious reasons children refuse to eat food has recently become hot topic. This source of amusement and frustration for many parents has been indulged by social media in many ways including an Instagram account aptly named #MyKidsCantEatThis, which since it’s inception in April 2015 has already grown […]

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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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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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