Kids

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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What to do when your child is always hungry?

10th July 2018 / Stephanie Fade

Ages and Stages, Hungry kids, Kids, Uncategorized, hunger, portions, weight
All kids are different and some will eat like a bird whilst others seem to have voracious appetites that are never satisfied. So what should you do when your child is always hungry? If you are worried that they are putting on a bit of weight don’t be afraid to address it. We need to

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Kids and energy drinks don’t mix

14th June 2018 / Stephanie Fade

Ages and Stages, Kids, Teens and Tweens, caffeine, energy drinks, sugar, teens, tweens
Energy drinks are popular with tweens and teens drawn by the promise of strength, stamina and super-human powers. However there are some serious health concerns associated with these drinks. So what exactly are the dangers and what can you do to help your child? Remember that energy drinks are quite different to sports drinks. Sports

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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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