Children's Health

As parents, keeping our children in the best possible health is always the top priority. However, this can be a tricky job, especially if you have a growing family. We also know how important it is to ensure that our children eat a balanced diet, as good nutrition plays a key role in reaching important developmental milestones. But how do you feed a picky eater? Between the age of two and five, it is not uncommon for children to become more selective about the foods they want to eat and tantrums can become regular meal time occurrences. Our Children’s Health hub provides useful and practical advice to overcome fussy eating and help your child develop a healthy relationship with food.

Can Nutrition Affect Children’s Behaviour?

It is understood that that the foods eaten by a child can affect their mood, behaviour and learning. In this article, we examine the...

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Micronutrients and Your Growing Child

We will look at the current advice that pertains to the optimisation of children's health through nutrition, and discuss the role...

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A Child’s Risk Of Obesity: What Is The Influence...

We examine the link between a mother's weight and that of her offspring and summarise what a mother can do to protect the health of...

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Does my Child Need Vitamin Supplements?

In this article we highlight the nutrients in a child's diet that deserve particular attention, and discuss whether or a not a person...

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Sugar Content in Kids’ Drinks

We discuss sugar in soft drinks and the effect on children's health. We also summarise current guidelines, and make suggestions on...

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Multivitamins, do Children Need Them?

Children should always eat a varied and balanced diet, but a multivitamin provides a pragmatic method of ensuring your child gets...

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Good Nutrition For Your Baby’s Health

Good nutrition is essential during the first 1000 days of your baby's life. We discuss the vital nutrients needed to give your baby...

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5 of the Best Vitamins and Minerals for...

Good nutrition is essential for children to grow up strong and healthy. But what are the best vitamins and minerals for your child's...

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10 Tips for Back to School Health

A new school year is upon us. Now it's early alarm clocks, homework, and school reports. Don't worry though, we have some top tips...

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Encouraging Children to Eat their Veg

Many children fall short of the recommended 400g (5 portions) of fruit and vegetables a day, so here are our favourite tips to encourage...

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