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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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Valentine’s Day Recipes for Kids

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to try some new recipes and activities with your kids. We’ve pulled together some of our favourite valentine’s day recipes to make with your little ones. Be prepared to make good use of your heart shaped cooking cutters! The following recipes will be prefect for your little ones to…

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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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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 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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