Life stage - Children's health

Expert advice on food and nutrition for children, managing food allergies and fussy eaters.

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The surprising health benefits of oats

We all know oats are a healthy option that are...

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Eating out on a gluten-free diet

Forget food trends and fad diets. For the one in...

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Plant-based burgers: healthy or ‘junk food’?

Plant-based diets have surged in popularity during the past few...

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The health benefits of oranges beyond vitamin C

Sweet and juicy oranges are at their finest in the...

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5 everyday super foods that won’t break the...

Whilst 'superfoods' are a clever construct of marketing, there are...

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How to deal with ‘hangry’ kids

Like adults, children can get “hangry” – a combination of...

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5 simple ways to increase your intake of...

We all know that whole grains, such as rye and...

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21 healthy snacks under 100 calories

Snacking between meals is not a bad thing and can...

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Healthy diet may help kids with ADHD focus

A healthy diet, rich in fruit and vegetables, may help...

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The ultimate guide to healthy after-school snacks for...

Looking for healthy, after-school snacks that satisfy without spoiling dinner?...

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What foods help if your kid is constipated?

Dietitian and registered nurse Joanna Baker has some great tips...

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Bigger veg portions encourage kids to eat more...

Want to get your kids eating more vegetables? Try filling...

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COVID spread at primary schools may be underestimated

Primary schools potentially contribute significantly to the spread of COVID-19,...

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Higher fruit and veg intake may help teen...

Secondary school kids who eat a lot of vegetables and...

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The known harms of Instagram for teen girls’...

Facebook officials had internal research in March 2020 showing that...

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50 easy ways to eat more fruit and...

Eat more vegetables and fruit. Yes, we know — we’ve...

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How to support a vegetarian child

So your child wants to become a vegetarian? Before you...

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Youth depression and anxiety doubles during pandemic

Depression and anxiety symptoms in children and adolescents have doubled...