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How can the environment affect my child’s development?

How can the environment affect my child's development?As parents, we naturally do everything we can to ensure our kids have what they need to be happy and healthy little individuals. We put nutritious, delicious food on their plates every day, we tuck them up in a warm bed every night. We find ...
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What role should carbohydrates play in my child’s diet?

What role should carbohydrates play in my child's diet?Ah, carbohydrates. That one food group that many adults will develop a love/hate relationship to at some point in their lives. A food group that many people will associate with negativity; with images of greasy pizza, chicken wings, fries, ...
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Why are beans and pulses important for my preschooler’s diet?

Why are beans and pulses important for my preschooler's diet?As a child, you will remember there were some foods you absolutely loved and couldn't wait to gobble up. While there were others that you were always trying to hide under your plate so your parents would think you'd already eaten them! ...
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What should I do if my child exhibits sneaky behaviour?

Let's say your little one has a friend over for the day, and you're all sitting down for a delicious dinner. But at the end of the meal, you notice a small pile of food hidden under the table where the kids were sitting. You call them back and ask what happened, and your child immediately ...
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How do food and drink affect my child’s teeth?

How do food and drink affect my child's teeth?It is often said that a smile says a thousand words, and it may well be true. Whether it's a toothy grin or even a cheeky smirk, there's nothing better than seeing your little one smile! And a smile begins with the teeth, so what could be more important ...
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How can I easily feed my vegetarian child?

Choosing to be a vegetarian is becoming a more popular lifestyle choice for many families and their children. In 2021, we know that meat just doesn't have to be a part of the picture if we don't want it to be! Whether you are choosing to bring up your child vegetarian, they have made the choice them...
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What is a balanced baby diet?

Now that your little one is eating solid foods alongside breastfeeding or formula milk, you'll hopefully be enjoying their company at mealtimes. They may not always like the food that's put in front of them, and it might get a little messy at times, but when you get it right and they just devour the...
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Which foods boost my child’s brain development?

Which foods boost my child's brain development?When our kids reach preschool age, they're suddenly exposed to all sorts of new and exciting things, places, and people. There's so much to learn and remember as they go through this rapid and critical period of development, which means their young and ...
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How can Omega-3s & Omega-6s affect my child?

What do Omega-3 & Omega-6 oils do for my child?Now that we understand fats a little better and how they affect your 3-5-year-old child's system, it's time to get a little more specific in understanding the important dietary fats omega-3 and omega-6, and how they affect the bodies of our litt...
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Why are whole foods better for kids than processed foods?

As parents, we of course want our kids to be eating the healthiest, most nutritious food we can possibly provide them with, but it can be tricky to know which foods are truly the best for your child. There's a huge amount of conflicting information out there, and it can be difficult to know where to...
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