Parent Nutrition

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Looking after Baby and Toddler Teeth

Oral Health Promotion Competition National Smile Month runs form the 16th May – 16th June 2023. Looking after children’s teeth has never been more important. Tooth decay is largely preventable yet it remains a serious problem with a quarter of 5-year-olds experiencing tooth decay in England. The EYFS currently sets a requirement to promote the…

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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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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 will start on Wednesday 22nd March 2023, following the sighting of the moon over Mecca. Lasting for 30 days, Ramadan…

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Weaning Equipment

Let’s review some of the weaning equipment that’s useful in helping to take the stress out of weaning and get you started.  Babies can be introduced to solid foods when they are developmentally ready, around 6 months. You’ll need a few key pieces of equipment to prepare meals and a few basic items to support…

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Example recipes: Breakfast- Porridge with chopped dates, sliced orange and natural yoghurt. Lunch/ Tea- Spiced lamb koftas with chickpeas, peppers sticks, pitta bread and yoghurt. Pudding- fruit scones with cream cheese and strawberries. Snacks- hard boiled egg fingers with mashed avocado.

Child-Friendly Recipes and Cooking Activities

In this blog we bring together all of our favourite child-friendly recipes and cooking activities and put them into free handy activity cards/ recipe videos. Each recipe outlines the ingredients that you’ll need and a detailed step-by-step guide on how to create it. Most of our recipes use simple ingredients and only require basic kitchen…

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Breastfeeding Support

In this blog we will be focusing on breasting feeding support available for families. Good nutrition and healthy eating is important for everyone. It is especially important in the early years as children have very specific energy and nutrient requirements as it is a time of rapid growth and development. During the first six months,…

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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 there are currently 600,000 vegans (1.16% of the population, 2019) in Great Britain. However, the Office for National Statistics…

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Nutrition Advent Calendar

Welcome to our Nutrition Advent Calendar. For the whole of December you can open the door to our favourite festive treats. Each morning you’ll find a new recipe hiding behind our interactive advent calendar! Once you click on the door you’ll be taken to our festive recipe cards which you can download to recreate the…

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Baby Breakfast Ideas

Baby Breakfast Ideas In this blog we are taking a look at our favourite baby breakfast ideas! Breakfast is a great time to provide your little one with a variety of foods and to support them to get used to a range of tastes and textures. You can find out more about the when and…

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Family Breakfast Ideas

A nutritious breakfast is a great way to fuel the start of your day. We know mornings can be a busy time for most families, so we’ve put together some of our favourite quick and tasty recipes! What should I do if my little one doesn’t like to eat breakfast? Lots of adults and children…

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