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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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Woman Looking At Food In Refrigerator

5 Sure-fire Ways to Quell Hungry Kids

Ever heard the old saying “eating you out of house and home”? Most children will experience a period where they seem to eat everything in sight. This usually correlates with a growth spurt or other developmental milestone. But for some parents every afternoon seems to be filled with the words “I’m hungry” playing on repeat. […]

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Sharing food

How to Get Your Partner or Family Onboard with Your Healthy Eating Goals

You’ve decided to eat healthier. Great! You’ve set goals, made plans and motivation is high. There’s just one problem. Every time you mention it to your partner they roll their eyes. When it’s their turn to cook they opt for takeaway, or maybe your kids groan and refuse to eat the new healthy dinner option […]

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