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Are prebiotics and probiotics important for kids?

If you haven't heard of prebiotics or probiotics, you may be thinking, “what do these strange, robot-sounding words have to do with my preschooler?”. Probiotics are live, active microorganisms (mostly bacteria), such as yeast, that help your child to ferment, decompose and digest the foods they...
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Which foods boost my child’s immune system?

Which foods boost my child's immune system?We rely on our immune systems to help us throughout every chapter of our lives, through both work and play! And when it comes to those first few years, the childhood chapters, the immune system plays a more important role than ever. It is at this early sta...
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When can my baby eat yoghurt?

A lot of kids (and adults) just love their yoghurt, and surely it's just the sort of thing a baby will enjoy? After all, it's smooth and creamy, and it tastes great! But, given that doctors recommend holding off on giving a baby cow's milk until they're at least a year old, does this same rule apply...
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Are probiotics safe to give to babies?

These days, it seems as though everyone is talking about probiotics. The term is discussed in adverts, stamped all over yoghurt pots and milk drinks, and there are even whole shelves dedicated to probiotic supplements in the larger supermarkets. But if they're so popular, should you be eating them? ...
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What is a microbiome and why is it important for my newborn?

With the birthdate of your little one looming, you may have heard a funny word tossed around that made very little sense to you, and that word was ‘microbiome'. Perhaps you guessed that it has something to do with bacteria and gut health or maybe this is your very first time even coming across the...
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