2018 is rapidly emerging as the year when we wage a war upon plastic. We have long been advocates of reducing our exposure to plastic, both in terms of reducing our toxic load and being kinder to the environment. We've pulled together our top tips for plastic free living.
A wonderfully healthy diet sounds great in theory, but if you have a picky eater on your hands then this is where you have your work cut out. In too many household’s food choices can become a sticking point and meal times can be incredibly stressful. Learn some practical ways how to turn a picky eater into a fantastic feeder.
Do you have a fussy or picky eater in your home? If so, you're not alone, it is one of the most common nutritional worries for parents. We want to make sure our children have the nutrition they need to grow, develop, run, play, fight of illness, excel at school… but it’s not always that easy!
Do you know how to differentiate between a viral and a bacterial infection? This article will help you work out why your child is ill, so you can find the right course of action to get them back on the road to recovery quickly.
We all want to feel great over Christmas, and many people will be worrying how they will survive 10 days of rich food, wine and merriment. Let’s turn it around and learn a few easy daily tricks and healthy tips to combat the Christmas demands - and more importantly look and feel fabulous for your start to 2018!
Earaches were the thing that troubled my daughter when she was little. She would sometimes wake me up screaming in agony and it was awful to see her in so much pain. Because I suffered the same issues when I was little, and lived off penicillin, I was determined to make life easier for her and find some more natural ways to stop her earaches. Read on to hear how we knocked them on the head every time and never needed to resort to antibiotics.
The idea of introducing solid food to your baby can be both exciting and daunting in equal measure. It can raise all sorts of uncertainty, after all you want to help baby build a positive relationship with food that supports their health, development, growth and immunity through childhood and beyond. I aim to answer the biggest questions on weaning that we hear in our clinic every day, to help you make your baby’s journey from milk feeds to family meals nourishing and enjoyable.
I have got to know quite a lot of kids with type 1 diabetes (T1D) over the years and I have seen first-hand, how tough it is to live with this autoimmune disease and manage it well. I am also passionate about gut health and its link with autoimmunity. This is why I got so excited when new research came out last month linking T1D and gut health. Even though it is early days I am hoping that this wealth of information might help to prevent this disease and at the very least may help children with T1D manage this complex condition better.