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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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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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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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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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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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What are the myths and facts I need to know surrounding child’s nutrition?

What are the myths and facts I need to know surrounding child's nutrition?If you have children, you'll know that it's easy to overthink everything — especially when it comes to nutrition and food safety! However, there are so many sayings and ideas connected with food that have been retold by gene...
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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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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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