Figuring out how much and what to feed you kids is always tough. To help you along the way here are the essential nutrients you should try to keep an eye on, as well as a few things to avoid.
Your child needs a lot of essential vitamins and minerals for growth and development. They include vitamins A, B, C, D, E and K and minerals like calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and iodine.
Parents around the country are breathing a collective sigh of relief as their offspring head back to school. And yet, it can be stressful as a parent going back to the school gates. That realisation that all the plans of reading novels, playing maths games or enjoying nature programmes - or, in our case, brushing up on our Spanish - simply didn’t materialise over the holidays brings a significant dose of parental guilt.
Summer holidays are almost over the days will be getting shorter and the temperature dropping. Sounds depressing I know! And to top it off, it’s time to think about getting organised for the kids to go back to school. This can be a time that added stresses come on board, a general sense of unease and worry happens and more energy output is needed by mum's to keep the household in order.
Whether you went vegan for ethical reasons, your health, or maybe even the environment, you may be wondering how does veganism fit into the family household. Is a vegan family even possible? Yes, and here's how.
It is common to feel overwhelmed by the endless stream of information about children’s health, especially when it comes to being proactive about diet or specialist nutrition. Luckily, when it comes to supplements, there are some straightforward guidelines that lead the way as the age and stage of your child’s development will determine what’s helpful to have to hand.