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Are food colourings safe for children?
Does your child love: LolliesCordialSoft drink Ice creamStore bought cakes and slices? These foods are really attractive to kids as they contain artificial colours. Articifical colours are even in certain brands of pickles, smoked salmon and salad dressing, as well as medications. Children are the...

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Good Fats for Healthy Brains
Fat is one of the three main macronutrients (along with carbohydrates and protein) that our bodies need to function and survive. Getting enough healthy fats is essential for growth and development, especially for kids. Why do we need fat?  To build the brain. Fat gives...

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The health effects of aluminium
I do a lot of Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis with my clients.  It’s reasonably priced, it doesn’t involve taking blood and it gives a tonne of information. Something I see come up a lot is high levels of aluminium. What is aluminium? Aluminium is the...

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Super foods for super kids
Super foods are nutrient-dense foods, that are highly packed with nutrients, but relatively low in energy. They contain an abundance of vitamins, minerals, complex carbohydrates, high quality protein, fibre, and healthy fats, which are all essential for growing kids. These days, getting enough nutrients through...

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7 foods to calm your anxious child
Making a few small tweaks to your child’s diet can be enough to reduce their anxiety to more manageable levels. I’ve compiled my 7 favourite foods to incorporate into your anxious child’s diet. Oily fish These contain omega 3 fatty acids, which are great for...

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