• What to do when there is only one overweight child in the family

    What to do when there is only one overweight child in the family

    Families come in lots of different shapes and sizes. Usually within a family, adults and children will all come in a similar package, whether that be tall or short, but sometimes one member of the family might struggle with overweight, while the rest of the family are sitting in the healthy weight range. What toRead more
  • Our favourite homemade frozen treats

    Our favourite homemade frozen treats

    Summer time means hot weather and the all important cool treats! While there is nothing wrong with an occasional ice cream, we thought we'd pull together our favourite homemade options to make this treat more 'daily' than 'occasional'! 1. The frozen banana Image: http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/choc-dipped-frozen-bananas/563ed095-a538-44d6-ac42-7634e4ddb840 As a child, I remember a family trip to Disneyland andRead more
  • Meal Planning 101

    Meal Planning 101

    As a working mum myself, I find the juggle of getting meals on the table can be quite tricky some weeks. As a result of the stress involved in trying to get nutritious meals on the table, I decided to embrace Meal Planning to try to simplify things for myself and give me more timeRead more
  • What Is The Best Physical Activity For Children?

    What Is The Best Physical Activity For Children?

    While my job is primarily to talk to children and their families about food, we will often discuss physical activity and the importance of ensuring that each child includes some physical activity in most of their days of the week. "Move and Play Every Day" is the slogan for the Australian Goverment initiative to getRead more
  • Looking after our children’s teeth

    Looking after our children’s teeth

    Diet and our teeth From the moment your children's teeth start to poke through their gums, it is important to start setting up good practices to keep their teeth and gums healthy. While the baby teeth are a trial run as we have adult teeth to still come through at a later date, ensuring theRead more
  • Is your child a suitable candidate for a Telehealth Appointment?

    Is your child a suitable candidate for a Telehealth Appointment?

    Who Do Telehealth Appointments Suit? As a general rule, dietetic appointments are well suited to the Telehealth style of appointment. For many people though, it feels strange to consider attending a medical appointment while sitting in your living room. If the appointment regarding your child's nutritional concern does not require regular measurements (ie height andRead more