Kids nutrition

How Diet Diversity Supports Gut Health Naturally

A healthy gut has so many benefits for digestive health, immune health, mood, behaviour and more. One of the easiest ways to support a healthy gut is looking at diet diversity. But what does a diverse diet look like, and how can we encourage our kids to eat a more diverse diet? Watch the video…

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Why The Health Star Rating Doesn’t Help You Choose Healthier Foods

Have you looked at the Health Star Rating or other claims on the front of food products when it comes to choosing healthier options? You’re not alone. Unfortunately, many of these can be misleading. Food manufacturers do everything they can to make food appear healthier than it actually is. They know many of us are…

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Why Are Our Kids So Anxious? Exploring Anxiety In Kids

Have you ever wondered why your child is so anxious? Anxiety in kids is more common than you might think. In fact, it’s the most common mental health concern for children, and it often starts as young as 6 years old. If anxiety is not addressed when it first arises, it can lead to life-long…

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Food And Mood – The Connections That Affect Your Child’s Behaviour

Is there a connection between food and mood? Is this why your child has a meltdown after every sugar-filled birthday party, or gets cranky after eating a processed meal? The answer is – absolutely. The relationship between food and mood is a two-way street. What you eat affects your mood, and your mood can affect…

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Got A Fussy Eater? 5 Tips To Encourage Healthy Food Habits

A common question we hear is, ‘how do I get my fussy eater to eat healthy food?’ Let’s face it, it can be a challenge to feed our kids well these days, thanks to the processed food options and marketing that makes them irresistible to children. So if your child has fussy tendencies, it can…

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Should My Child Have Dairy? When To Suspect Dairy Intolerance

Dairy is one of the most common types of food allergy and intolerance in children. An allergy is usually easy to spot, but an intolerance is less obvious symptom-wise. If you suspect your child has dairy intolerance or sensitivity, there are some important things to consider. Watch the video or keep reading below to learn…

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What Is A Low FODMAP Diet, And Could It Help Your Child?

You may or may not have heard of a low FODMAP diet. If you have heard of it, it’s likely that you have a lot of questions about it! I’m often asked if a low FODMAP diet will help with a child’s gut issues, or even other childhood conditions. Many parents are also interested in…

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How The MTHFR Gene Can Affect Your Kid’s Health

What on earth is the MTHFR gene, and why is it important to understand? You might have seen the term around on social media, but never quite understood it. Maybe some of the MTHFR symptoms you’ve come across sound familiar. Or maybe you or one of your children has been given a result, and you…

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Why An Elimination Diet Is Not The Answer To Your Child’s Health Issues

An elimination diet is often recommended by a variety of health practitioners for different symptoms. Digestive issues like constipation, diarrhoea and bloating might improve with an elimination diet. They can also help with skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis, and even benefit those with asthma and hayfever. But over time, elimination diets can become…

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