Parent Nutrition

Planning Vegetarian Meals for Children

Vegetarian meals and snacks are suitable for all children as long as they are planned to include a wide range of foods to meet their nutritional needs. Vegetarian meals have become popular choices for many families and their children. Some of the main reasons for choosing a vegetarian diet is due to dietary preferences, as…

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Looking after Baby and Toddler Teeth

Looking after Baby and Toddler Teeth It’s so important to look after baby and toddler teeth as they play a number of important roles. For example, they keep a space for the adult teeth, support biting, chewing and speech, along with helping children to feel confident when they smile. To help keep your little ones…

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How to Have a Healthy Ramadan

Ramadan marks a period of fasting and religious focus for millions of Muslims across the globe. This blog will review some of our top tips for planning meals for a healthy Ramadan. This year, Ramadan started on Saturday 2nd April 2022, following the sighting of the moon over Mecca. Lasting for 30 days, Ramadan ends…

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Preparing Food Safely to Reduce the Risk of Choking

Preparing Food Safely to Reduce the Risk of Choking As a parent, it’s normal to worry about how your little one will manage eating and you may be nervous about gagging and choking. We want to support you to feel more confident about safety at mealtimes, so in this blog we explore simple steps that…

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Salt Recommendations for Children and Adults

In this blog we take a look at the salt recommendations for children and adults! Do we need salt? Our bodies need a very small amount of salt as it helps us to regulate the fluid in our body. However, the amount we currently eat is more than we actually need, meaning the salt recommendations…

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Is A Vegan Diet Suitable For Children?

While it’s unclear exactly how many children and adults follow a vegan diet in the UK, the general consensus it that this plant based diet is on the rise. In fact, the The Vegan Society reports that there are currently 600,000 vegans (1.16% of the population) in Great Britain. However, the Office for National Statistics…

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Eating Well as a New Mum

Eating Well as a New Mum Congratulations on becoming a mum! No doubt you’ll be adapting to a new way of life and routine with your new arrival. While you’ll be busy trying to meet your baby’s needs, it’s essential that you continue to look after yourself. This can be a little easier said than…

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Nutrition and Fertility

We often get asked about nutrition for fertility. In this blog we’ll take a look at healthy eating to support overall health and well-being. Can nutrition affect fertility? There are many factors that can affect your chances of getting pregnant and it’s not just down to food alone. It can be affected by age, lifestyle,…

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Supplement Recommendations During Pregnancy

In this blog we’re taking a look at the recommendations for supplements, whether you are planning a pregnancy or you’re already pregnant. We’ll also take a look at which supplements you may need to continue to take once you’ve had your baby. In most cases, eating a healthy, varied diet will help you to get…

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Foods to Avoid in Pregnancy

Foods to Avoid in Pregnancy With so much information available on the internet, it can be difficult to know which foods you actually need to avoid in pregnancy. In this blog we’ll explore the foods you need to both limit and avoid to help keep you and your baby safe and healthy. While it’s important…

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