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Top ten tips to help your overweight child eat well

26th February 2020 / Stephanie Fade

Ages and Stages, Kids, School, Teens and Tweens, Uncategorized, children, healthy eating, healthy eating mindset, obesity, overweight, teens, tweens
One third of UK children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school. However we also know that there are 1.25 million people with an eating disorder some as young as 6 years old! We need to learn to talk about eating well without triggering concerns about body image or an unhealthy

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Help my child hoards food!

4th June 2018 / Stephanie Fade

Coping with food hoarding, Healthy Eating for Your Family, anxiety, behaviour, children, hoarding, sensory modulation, stealing, trauma
Behaviour is communication Staying in a constructive frame of mind can be very challenging when faced with a child who hoards food. I am not talking about sneaking the occasional biscuit from the tin or sweet from the jar. This post is intended for parents and carers whose kids have an obsessional, irrational and on-going

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Five tips to help your child breakthrough food related fears

18th April 2018 / Stephanie Fade

Ages and Stages, Fussy eating in kids, anxiety, children, faddy eating, fear
If your child shrinks in horror at the very sight, smell or thought of a particular food or group of foods it can be very confusing and upsetting. As parents and carers for our children we want to nurture them and food is a key part of that. This is a complex area and there

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Scientist Discover Blood Test for Autism

20th February 2018 / Eulalee Green

Uncategorized, children
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) affect about 9 to 161 in 10,000 children worldwide. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates at it could be as high as 3% of children. It is a collection of conditions that affect how children interact and communicate. Some children may also have a range of other disabilities including

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Practical Portion Sizes for Kids Follow the rule of thumb! So…

21st July 2016 / Sophie Medlin

1yearold, 6months, Kids, Nutrition, baby, babyfood, children, dietitian, food, healthybaby, hungrybaby, mum, toddler, toddlerfood, weaning
Practical Portion Sizes for Kids Follow the rule of thumb! So everything I know about what children – specifically toddlers – eat is this: They eat everything you don’t want them to eat (hair, dog toys, that fluff you have been meaning to pick up for 3 months) and nothing that you do want them to eat. So,
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