• What is a healthy weight?

    What is a healthy weight?

    Children, just like adults come in lots of different shapes and sizes. Unfortunately though, with many children being overweight and obese in Australia, it can be hard to distinguish which children are underweight, those who are a healthy weight, and those who are overweight. What weight should my child be? The answer to this questionRead more
  • Child Nutrition’s Top 5 Tips For Healthy Birthday Parties

    Child Nutrition’s Top 5 Tips For Healthy Birthday Parties

    1. FRESH FRUITAlways make sure that there is plenty of cut up fruit for the kids to eat. Most kids love fruit so having a colourful fruit platter available for them is a great place to start. If your house is anything like mine, we find that birthday parties come in waves or seasons whereRead more
  • How much milk after 12 months?

    How much milk after 12 months?

    Your child has just turned one. They have been breast or bottle fed (or both), and you have now been told that they can start having regular cow's milk as a drink. Do you just replace their bottles/breastfeeds with a cup of milk? How much is too much dairy for a one year old? Many peopleRead more
  • Which yoghurt is best?

    Which yoghurt is best?

    Yoghurt is a fantastic snack. It is a good source of protein, probiotics and it is low GI (glycaemic index). Low GI foods keep you fuller for longer! With the ever increasing range of yoghurts available in the fridge aisle, I am forever being asked which is the best one to choose. The answer isRead more