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The Nutritional Needs of Children

Proper nutrition is important at any age, but it is especially important when children are growing and changing.

The human body is only able to grow stronger if the right vitamins and minerals are taken in, because the body uses these “ingredients” to perform vital processes. Because growing bodies are changing rapidly, they have very [...] Read more →

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Activities to Strengthen Muscles and Bones

It is important for children to engage in physical activity to encourage their physical development. All physical activities help children to develop their motor skills, but some activities also help children to develop mental skills as well.

Different physical activities also help children to develop certain areas of their bodies. Your child’s paediatrician may actually [...] Read more →

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Mealtimes with your Kids

Mealtimes are very important for children, because they help to show children the importance of eating food regularly.

When your children are very young, they tend to be fed on a “when hungry” basis, but as they grow older, it is important to introduce regular mealtimes with your family. As well as helping them to [...] Read more →

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Lots of information and recommended guidelines from the NHS on childrens health. Click the image to visit.


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Detailed information and resources from the UK government website. Click the image to visit.


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Healthy Snacks for Kids

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Snacking can be really bad for children, but most children will crave tasty treats throughout the day.

Most children do need some additional food between mealtimes, to help to sustain their growing bodies and to give them vital nutrients. Snacks are especially important for really active children, such as those who do a lot of […]

How to Get your Kids to Love Vegetables

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Fruit and vegetables are important sources of nutrition for children; however children are notorious for their dislike of anything “healthy”.

Most parents know that their children should eat more vegetables, but mealtimes can become a struggle when they try to introduce new vegetables to their children. 10% of British children refuse to eat any vegetables […]