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Kids and snacks

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There are some alarming reports on childhood obesity and the long-term impact it’s going to have on our kids’ lifespan, health and the nation’s wallet.

It’s easy to think that we are somehow damaging our children in the long-term by some of our food choices.

Just like an hour in the sun is not going to give you skin cancer an irregular dash to a fast food chain for a snack is not going to make your child obese.

All things in moderation is the key.

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Snack attack!

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It goes a little something like this:

Start with a great breakfast, chase kids ’til lunch, grab something quick to eat, kids again through til 4 when hunger over takes and you grab some biscuits or a cake.

Then by the time dinner hits, you’re too hungry to cook, so have takeaways or the contents of the fridge. Continue reading »

Snacks

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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 »

Good nutrition choices in pregnancy

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Pregnancy is often a time when you stop and consider a number of lifestyle factors to try and ensure you’re doing the best for yourself and your unborn baby. Good nutrition choices in pregnancy are important for the development of your baby. The choices you make will determine how well your body copes with your pregnancy.

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