Cracking open Egg Nutrition!
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by Karina Savage
2d ago
Welcome back to The Easy Feed Podcast! Today, we're cracking open the topic of eggs and delving into their incredible nutritional benefits for our little ones. Eggs are a fantastic source of high-quality protein and other essential nutrients for both children and adults. Let’s explore why eggs are such a powerful food and how you can seamlessly incorporate them into your child's diet. In this episode, I'll cover: 1. Nutrient-Rich Yolk vs. Egg White: I'll break down the differences between egg yolks and egg whites, highlighting why the yolk is packed with nutrients that are vital for your child ..read more
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Is Canned Fish Healthy?
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by Karina Savage
1w ago
Let’s dive into the world of canned fish.  Here are key discussion points:  1. Nutritional Benefits: Learn why canned fish is a fantastic source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids, essential for brain development in young children. 2. Mercury Concerns: Understand the importance of monitoring mercury levels in fish and the best choices for your family's health. 3. Practical Tips: Discover whether you should choose canned fish in spring water or oil, and what to watch out for regarding salt content. 4. Recipe Highlights: Get the scoop on my easy salmon cake recipe and the creamy dill s ..read more
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Oils ain't Oils!! Which Oil is Best?
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by Karina Savage
2w ago
Welcome back to The Easy Feed Podcast! In this episode, I discuss the best cooking oils to use and how to balance omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Here are the key points I cover: 1. Choosing the Best Cooking Oils: We'll discuss why extra virgin olive oil and avocado oil are the top choices for your family's meals. 2. How many of the seed oils are processed which can reduce the nutritional value of oils 3. Balancing Fats for Optimal Health: Learn about the importance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and how to maintain a healthy ratio in your kids' diet. 3. Tips on avoiding highly processed ..read more
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Five Reasons You Might Be Feeling Stuck Feeding Your Children Despite Trying Everything.
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by Karina Savage
3w ago
I’m here to provide some insight as to why you may be feeling stuck in the “Feeding Circle of Despair!”  Join me where we’ll explore "Five Reasons You Might Be Feeling Stuck despite trying everything! In this episode, we’ll cover: 1. Unrealistic Expectations: How social media and comparison can lead to stress and frustration about your child's eating habits. 2. Developmental Stages: Understanding how your child's age and developmental phase can impact their eating behaviour. 3. Inconsistent Feeding Routines: The importance of maintaining consistent mealtimes and rules to support healthy e ..read more
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Mama Me Time, Looking After Mums
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by Karina Savage
1M ago
Mothers play an incredible role in a child’s life. As a mum we fulfill SO many roles every single day, and it’s important to stop and focus on how we can be our best selves. In this episode, we'll discuss:   1. The Phenomenal Role of Mothers: Taking a moment to appreciate the tireless efforts and countless roles that mothers fulfill daily. 2. Depleted Mother Syndrome: Exploring the real challenges of mental, emotional, and physical exhaustion that many mothers face. 3. Practicing Self-Compassion: Learning to be kinder to ourselves and embracing imperfection in the journey of motherhood. 4 ..read more
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Probiotics in Children
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by Karina Savage
1M ago
Today, I wanted to share some simple information about probiotics, prebiotics, and how they can help keep our gut and immune system in “tip top” shape. In this episode, we’ll cover: 1. Understanding Probiotics: What they are, how they benefit our gut, and why they’re essential for a robust immune system, especially in children. 2. The Cellular Magic: How probiotics work at a cellular level to fortify our gut lining and protect against infections. 3. Beyond the Gut: Exploring the role of probiotics in managing allergies, eczema, irritable bowel issues, and the impact on mood and food metabolism ..read more
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Protein Requirements in Children.
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by Karina Savage
1M ago
I recently shared my thoughts on protein requirements in children on national TV and ABC radio and thought it would be great to share with you too. Understanding the subtleties of this issue is vital for parents who want to ensure their children's health and well-being. In this episode, we'll explore: 1. The Basics of Protein: Understanding why protein is essential for children's growth and development and how it serves as the building blocks for various bodily functions. 2. Nutrient-Rich Foods: Delving deeper into the nutrients found in protein-rich foods beyond just protein itself, such as v ..read more
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Smoothie Secrets
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by Karina Savage
1M ago
Thanks for joining me today as we explore the world of smoothies, especially for our little ones. In my recent TV segment, we talked about the ups and downs of making healthy smoothies that kids will actually want to drink. In this episode, we'll cover:   1. Smoothie Theory: Discover tips, tricks, and hacks to make smoothies that your kids will adore and that are packed with nutrients. 2. Blender vs Juicer: Learn why using a blender is essential for retaining all the valuable nutrients in your smoothies. 3. Key Ingredients: Explore core ingredients like frozen bananas, vanilla essence, an ..read more
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Sweeteners in our Children's Food
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by Karina Savage
2M ago
Hey there, and welcome to The Easy Feed Podcast! This time, we will explore a topic many parents are curious about: sweeteners in our kids' food and whether they're safe.As a mum, I understand the importance of making well-informed decisions about what our little ones consume. So, shall we get started?   In this episode, we discuss: 1. The Sweetener Surge : We'll delve into the widespread use of artificial sweeteners in today's food products, particularly those marketed towards children, and the concerns surrounding their long-term effects. 2.Understanding the Sweetener Spectrum: Differen ..read more
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Starting Solids in Babies
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by Karina Savage
2M ago
As a mum myself, I understand the overwhelming journey of introducing solids to our little ones. In this episode,  I will share valuable insights and tips that will help you navigate this exciting milestone. With my guidance, you can make a smooth transition into your baby's development and feel confident in providing them with the best nutrition possible Here are five key points we'll discuss in this episode: 1. Signs of readiness: Discover the developmental cues indicating that your baby is ready to start solids, from head control to showing interest in food. 2. Nutritional needs: Under ..read more
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