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What should I know about my child’s calcium needs?

What should I know about my child's calcium needs?Making sure children get their calcium needs met is by far one of the hottest topics of conversation among parents. It's a nutrient that is often high on the list of priorities when it comes to our kids. However, even if you're well aware that calciu...
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What are some protein food sources for my preschooler?

Protein is essential for your child's diet - that part we're sure you'll know well! Iron, zinc, Omega-3, Vitamins B and D can all be found in protein-rich foods, and help your body to function. However, knowing how to include it into their everyday routine is another story. Therefore, it's time to d...
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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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What vitamins are the most important for my child’s diet?

What vitamins are the most important for my child's diet? Ensuring your child grows up to be a strong, healthy, and happy individual can often feel like a bit of an uphill climb for parents - both new and experienced! After all, the state of a child's health will affect every area of their lives as ...
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Phytonutrients: What are they and does my child need them?

If you've never heard of a phytonutrient, don't worry, you're not alone. Despite having been discovered some twenty years ago, there's not a lot of scientific research where phytonutrients are concerned, and unless you're friends with an expert dietician, they're unlikely to come up in conversation....
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What do I need to know about juice and other fruit drinks for my child?

After they've spent the morning playing in the park or dancing about in the living room, there's nothing more delicious and thirst-quenching for your child than a glass of fresh juice! From apple to orange, cranberry to mango - children and adults just love the sweet and refreshing taste of fruity d...
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416 What do I need to know about feeding my 2- 3 year old?

What do I need to know about feeding my 2- 3-year-old? By age two, your little one is becoming more independent at dinner time. They can use a spoon, drink from a cup with one hand and can eat a wide variety of foods all by themselves. They are, however, still learning how to eat properly when it...
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When can my baby eat fish and what fish is best?

When your baby is ready to be introduced to solid foods, you may be wondering about whether fish is a safe option. You may even have a strong resistance to feeding your baby fish - morally, environmentally or health-related. As a parent, it's very normal to be unsure about which foods are safe to g...
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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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Does my baby need vitamin supplements?

Within your circle of friends, you've always been the one that has all the answers. With a good general knowledge of most subjects, your nearest and dearest would always turn to you for advice, tips and tricks on pretty much anything. And as you've always felt so clued up and capable while you pave ...
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