Organic food and children’s behaviour
Have you ever thought that organic food is too expensive? What if I told you that your child’s mood and behaviour can be improved, just by making the switch from conventionally grown food to organically grown food? I think most families would like to improve...

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Is yoghurt good for you?
Yoghurt is a traditional food which has been enjoyed for thousands of years.  It is made by fermenting milk, with certain bacteria or ‘cultures’. Fermenting the milk changes the sugar in the milk, the lactose, into lactic acid.  Plain yoghurt will have a tart or sharp...

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11 top tips for fussy eaters
Lots of families have at least one fussy eater. Trying to get a fussy eater to eat a nutritious diet can make meal times a very stressful event, and unfortunately it's a viscous cycle. As a fussy eater self limits their diet, their gut health...

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How to avoid unnecessary antibiotics
Climate change and antibiotic resistance are two big issues that really worry me.   They are both major threats to mankind, and they are pretty much inevitable unless we all make changes.  Yet the majority of people carry on without thinking about them. With antibiotic resistance,...

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How can I help my child gain weight?
For some children, putting on weight can be a struggle, especially if they have a chronic health condition. If this is something that you worry about, the first thing to think about is: Are they actually in need of rapid weight gain? People love a...

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20 tips for healthier grocery shopping
Before you leave the house: Plan meals for the week – breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. Take stock of what you have in the freezer, fridge and pantry. With budget in mind, make your shopping list based on the gaps between what you have in...

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