Kids

Nutrition for Kids

Nutrition for Kids

Children who eat the right amount of nutritious foods and are sufficiently active lay the foundations for a healthy life and enjoy lower risks of long-term health problems.

 




Ideal Weight for Kids

Ideal Weight for Kids

Do you ask yourself like many other parents whether your child is overweight or underweight? Not everyone is the same, but there are some basic guidelines for what is healthy in terms of children's weight.

 



Making fast Food Healthier

Making fast Food Healthier

Does your child's love for fast food worry you? Firstly, accept that your kid may enjoy junk food, banning them will only increase the appeal of these foods.

 





Increasing Activity With Sports and Exercise

Increasing Activity With Sports and Exercise

Is your child a couch potato? With so many distractions for kids not to exercise, from video games to computers, kids are more unfit now than they were at any other time in our history.

 



Top 10 Healthy Habits for Kids

Top 10 Healthy Habits for Kids

It's easy to get caught up in simply getting dinner on the table that everyone's willing to eat – never mind all the worries about nutrition! Issues like: am I feeding them too much? Should I make them finish their meal? Will they be hungry at school?

 


Maintaing Healthy Teeth

Maintaing Healthy Teeth

Don't we love to see kids smile? And what makes a smile beautiful but healthy pearly white teeth. While we are concerned how young children are prone to tooth decay and other dental problems, parents must know that the basics of diet and dental care are simple and easy to follow and teach.

 


Tips for handling your fussy eater

Tips for handling your fussy eater

Children between the ages of two and six often reject foods that they do not recognise. This refusal to try new things probably stems from what our ancestors learnt from birth.

 




A Perfect Start to a Perfect Day

A Perfect Start to a Perfect Day

A day in a child's life is full of mental and physical activity, at school and at play. To ensure they're at their fittest at all times you want to give their day a perfect start. Nutrition plays and important role in this.

 


Anorexia: When eating becomes a problem

Anorexia: When eating becomes a problem

As parents you would be right to be alarmed if your daughter or son is conspicuously thin or has been losing weight drastically. A burst of growth is one possible reason but anorexia or another illness/eating disorder could also be behind it.

 


Get those snacks right!

Get those snacks right!

Kids have more snacks scheduled into their day than full meals, making it important for you to plan healthy foods into their snacks as well.

 




Fun Ideas for Kids' Lunch Box

Fun Ideas for Kids' Lunch Box

Children need a well-balanced diet, including a variety of foods for growth and development. You cannot always control what they eat when they are away from home, but you can give them healthy choices to eat for lunch.

 


Make mealtimes matter

Make mealtimes matter

Children's eating behaviours come from watching their parents. So it's important to set an example to your children early on by eating a balanced and varied diet.

 



Nutrition for Kids into Sports

Nutrition for Kids into Sports

What children eat is an area of concern for most parents. This is mainly because children lead such active lives and often do not have time or inclination to eat elaborate meals that parents would like them to.

 


Tips for Exercising while on a Holiday

Tips for Exercising while on a Holiday

"Are we there yet?" Children have limited patience on journeys. After just a short time they find it boring, too cramped or too hot.




 

Managing Hunger Pangs

Managing Hunger Pangs

So, your child loves fast food? Most kids and teenagers do. Accept that your kids will like these foods – banning them will only increase the appeal of chips and the like.




 

Calcium for Growing Children

Calcium for Growing Children

Nothing compares to a tall, cold glass of milk. With 15 essential nutrients, milk is a good source for the calcium and protein that kids need along with other essential growth nutrients.


 


Nutritional Needs of Active Children

The Right Diet For Your Active Child

Growth and exercise increase your child's nutritional requirements and energy needs. A balanced and nutritious diet and an active lifestyle will lay the foundations for a healthy adult life.


 


Nutrition for Preschoolers

Nutrition for Preschoolers

Pre-schoolers are at an age when they start to show independence and have a reputation for being fussy eaters. Have no fear - good nutrition at this age is still achievable. All it takes is a little bit of food and nutrition knowledge and, of course, lots of patience!

 


Banish Breakfast Blues

Banish Breakfast Blues: Ensure kids have breakfast

Does your child get fussy about breakfast? Well, we've got some helpful tips and tricks for you to turn even the grumpiest morning kids into breakfast loving boys and girls!

 


Dealing With Tantrums

Dealing With Tantrums

You will certainly be familiar with these situations or similar ones: your child throws themselves on the floor and, for some reason trivial to you, starts to scream or thump their fists and feet on the floor. They will not be spoken to and simply want to let out their anger.