Toddler Nutrition Blogs

Is a vegan diet suitable for young children?

A number of food trends have become popular over the last few years, including a shift towards a vegan diet. According to Google searches, interest in the vegan diet has increased seven fold in the five years between 2014 and 2019. It now gets almost four times more interest than vegetarian and gluten free searches….

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Tooth Friendly drinks and snacks

In this months blog we wanted to share some of our top tips to help keep children’s teeth and smiles happy! It’s so important to look after children’s teeth as soon as they break through. Children’s first teeth (milk teeth) start to appear from around six months of age, however, it can be earlier or later too. Children…

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Encouraging Healthy Habits Part 2: Fruits and Vegetables

This weeks blog, part 2 of our 4 part series, will provide you with information and guidance on how to include a variety of fruits and vegetables both across your early years menu and at family mealtimes. Current UK guidance on fruits and vegetables In the UK, adults and children over the age of one…

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Encouraging Healthy Habits Part 1: Starchy Foods

This weeks blog, part 1 of a 4 part series, provides guidance on how to include suitable starchy carbohydrates as part of your early years menu and family mealtimes. Part 2 to 4 will explore the remaining Eatwell Guide food groups. What is the current UK guidance on starchy foods? It is recommended that toddlers…

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Change4Life New Campaign

The New Year brings with it the promise of new resolutions! While it can be a great time to make changes, it’s important to make changes at a time that works well for you and your family (as it means your more likely stick to them!). Change4Life have launched a new campaign to help support…

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Portion Size Guide for Adults and Children

Adults and children need energy and nutrients to carry out everyday tasks and to maintain a healthy weight. Nearly a third of children aged two to 15 are currently overweight in the UK. A healthy lifestyle can help to reduce our risk of diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke and some cancers….

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Summer Snacking

Schools out for Summer! The holidays have finally arrived, bringing with it the prospect of good weather and family time. Children will be looking forward to trips to the park and seaside or picnics and celebrations with friends. Holidays can be an expensive time, especially when it comes to eating out. Planning can be key…

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Bin The Bottle Blog

Did you know? A study conducted in 2011, found that 81% of parents reported that their child was using the bottle alongside the cup. Only 18% of children aged 1-4 years were using a cup for all drinks. The Department of Health (DOH) recommend that infants should be introduced to drinking from a cup from…

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Healthy Hydration

If you’re anything like us, we enjoy the longer evenings and relish the chance to get outside for some fresh air and fit in some exercise. During the warmer weather it’s important to drink plenty of fluids, as we’re more at risk of dehydration. In this blog we will discuss top hydration tips and also…

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Feed Your Family On A Budget

The average household spends around £57 a week on food and non-alcoholic drinks (a whopping £228 a month!) and food prices in the UK continue to rise. We have therefore dedicated this weeks blog to bringing you smart shopping tips to help you make savvy savings and cut down your monthly shopping bill. Plan, plan,…

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