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Happy little boy waiting for dinner.

Feeding Fussy Kids: The Importance of When 

In the first article of this fussy eating series I introduced Ellyn Satter’s Division of Responsibility – if you missed it then check it out here.    As a quick recap, the Division of Responsibility outlines the roles of both caregivers and children when it comes to food and meal times. Children have just the one responsibility – they decide how much to eat. We, the care giver’s, are […]

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Kids and Sugar

Kids and Sugar

Even before the more recent anti-sugar movement, sugar has been blamed for many things in children. I can remember from my own childhood sugar being blamed for hyperactivity, and being told that it would rot my teeth. In our current society where childhood obesity is on the rise the finger is often pointed at sugar. Recently there have been articles in […]

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Carrot Cake Porridge

Porridge 5 Different Ways  

Porridge is a highly nutritious breakfast option as oats are high in beta-glucan (a type of soluble fibre) which studies have shown can help reduce cholesterol, help manage blood sugar levels and may assist in weight loss due to increased satiety (feeling of fullness). I love a warm bowl of porridge, especially on a cold morning, but I […]

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