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What’s Magnesium got to do with it?

June 3, 2015
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Magnesium is one of the most prevalent minerals within our bodies and is vital for in excess of 300 biochemical reactions. It’s required for so many reasons but namely to maintain nerve and muscle function, support our immunity, heart function, bone strength, blood sugar balance, sleep and […]

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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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What’s Zinc got to do with it?

May 13, 2015
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Zinc is an essential trace mineral that has a number of important functions in the body and having low levels may have a significant impact on our health and well-being. Zinc is important for our growth and development, optimal immune function, wound healing, tissue repair and is […]

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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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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!

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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**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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A Rainbow of Snacks for under 5’s

November 11, 2014
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Children can experience dips in their blood sugar levels, which can affect their energy, behavior and concentration. For this reason snacking on the right things between larger meals can be beneficial. Many early years settings provide a mid-morning and mid-afternoon snack and promoting healthy options is […]

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Universal Infant Free School Meals

October 23, 2014
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I am a qualified teacher and have worked as an education consultant in schools for over 12 years and am currently supporting schools with their unique ‘School Food Plan’ considering factors such as menus, suppliers, catering, the dining experience, improving the brand, curriculum development and involving the children […]

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Growing Healthy: Farm to Fork

August 17, 2014
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“Back to basics” is a common theme throughout education and if we are to lay down foundations for teaching about food, the process is no different. The fundamental basis for educating children about nutrition has to begin with food and ensuring they understand the source; is it a […]

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