Writers: Fiona Boyle

Fiona Boyle

Fiona Boyle is a registered dietitian and nutritionist. She runs a private practice and gives nutrition advice to individuals and families to help meet their health needs and personal goals.

Vitamin and mineral supplements

Vitamin and mineral supplements

Vitamin and mineral supplements are used commonly in New Zealand, but are vitamin and mineral supplements necessary for healthy toddlers, young children, teenagers, and women? Continue reading »



The fact is that nearly all of us eat takeaways at different times. So what can we do to make our takeaway choices a little healthier? Continue reading »



Snacks require just as much thought and balance as the other three main meals of the day. Here are some great words of wisdom on healthy snacks for kids from a mum and registered dietitian. Continue reading »

Nutritional information panel

Nutritional information panel

This article, Nutritional Information Panel, contains vital information on reading the Nutrition Information Panel in the foods we buy for our children. Continue reading »

Ingredients lists


This article explains ingredients lists on food products and which ingredients on the list to look out for, to¬† provide your children with a balanced diet. As passionate parents, endeavouring to provide our kids with a balanced diet, we need to understand ingredients lists. Continue reading »

Food labels at a glance

Food labels at a glance 

This article, Food Labels at a Glance, gives NZ parents all the information they need to read and understand a food label at a quick glance. Continue reading »

Making great school lunches


This article on school lunches gives great advice from a parent and registered dietitian on what to provide for kids’ school lunch boxes. Continue reading »

Sweet and sour pork


Try this free dinner recipe – Sweet and Sour Pork – for families on a budget.

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Quick, easy meals


Here are some great ideas on quick, easy meals from a mum, dietitian and nutritionist. These quick, easy ideas will provide great meals for the kids! Continue reading »

Iron for children


Children need iron in their diet. Read about iron for children — child requirements, types of iron, causes & symptoms of iron deficiency, iron absorption, anemia, how to improve the iron content in their food, and more. Continue reading »

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