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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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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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Top Tips for Tooth Brushing

Top Tips for Brushing Children’s Teeth During children’s early years, their first experiences with oral health can impact on the rest of their life. That’s why it’s so important to teach them about how to look after their teeth and introduce them to good habits as soon as possible. It is equally vital to promote…

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Tooth Friendly Drinks and Snacks

Tooth Friendly Drinks and Snacks Choosing tooth friendly drinks and snacks can help to reduce children’s risk of oral health problems, such as tooth decay and gum disease. Up to 90% of tooth decay can be prevented by reducing the amount of sugar we eat, through regular tooth brushing and regular visits to the dentist….

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Halloween Recipe Ideas

As you’ll probably know, we love creating themed recipes here at Early Start Nutrition, so we’ve decided to bring you a blog full of spook-tacular Halloween recipe ideas (and bad Halloween puns, sorry!). Halloween is often a time where children have a lot of sugary foods, such as sweets and chocolate. And while it’s fine…

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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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How to Eat Well During Your Pregnancy

How to Eat Well During Your Pregnancy A healthy balanced diet is important for our health at any stage of life, but it’s especially important that you eat well during your pregnancy. This is to ensure that both you and your developing baby get the energy and nutrients that you need. The good news is,…

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