Easter Sunday is not too far away… if ever there was a time to be indulging in a few sweet, choc-tastic treats it’s now! But, just because it’s chocolate… it doesn’t need to be high sugar! In fact, it’s perfectly possible to have a lower sugar Easter, and striking the right balance is key. As […]
How to help your anxious child – can food and nutrition make a difference?
As a parent, it can be so difficult to know how to help your anxious child. I’m talking from personal experience here, because my oldest daughter, now 11, has experienced a fair amount of anxiety throughout her life.
Back to School Special: Healthy Lunch Box Ideas
Packing a daily lunchbox for your family, or for yourself, can seem like such a chore… especially when it comes back half eaten. Here are my top tips and ideas for packing a healthy lunch box. So you can make you’re getting in the good stuff that feeds your family’s wellbeing, health and brain power! Packed […]
Top Tips for Better Meal Planning
If you want to eat well, then it’s a good idea to meal plan… especially if you have a busy family to take care of. If you don’t have a plan for what you’re going to eat, you may find yourself giving into cravings or simply grabbing whatever is fastest and most readily available. Often […]
Children’s Nutrition Basics
Did you know that what your children eat, right from their first few months of life, can actually have a major impact on their health and the way they eat as adults? What a responsibility! Now we all know that parenting is a tough job, but surprisingly, feeding your family a good diet doesn’t have to […]
When did sugar become so normal?
As humans, our relationship with sugar has changed dramatically in the last 100 years. Rather than being an indulgent treat for a special occasion, it’s become an everyday thing… with many of us using fast foods and sugary treats to replace real food in our rapid paced lives. Since when did sugar become so normal? […]