School meals throughout the UK are in a state of transition. This article outlines what is being done in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to help ensure your child’s school lunch has dumped the junk. Tips on packing your child a healthy lunch are also included.
Children diagnosed with diabetes are often confused and frightened by this condition. This article describes what diabetes is, and offers advice on managing diabetes in day to day life.
Lunchboxes can easily become a convenience food wasteland if proper nutritional guidelines are not followed. This article discusses what to include in your child’s lunchbox for optimal health, and how to beat lunchbox boredom.
Older children present unique obstacles for a family interested in eating out. This article sets out simple guidelines to make your next restaurant experience one to remember.
Ideas for eating on planes and at hotels with kids — includes tips on planning ahead to accommodate special dietary needs and saving money.
Tips on maintaining a healthy weight for teenagers. Includes cautions about unhealthy diets and encourages physical activity.
A look at food labels, including a breakdown of the various components listed. Includes ideas using food labels to make healthy dietary choices.
A look at the components of a healthy teenage diet — from quantity of food to choosing quality foods.
An introduction of the concept of 5 A Day along with a chart to help track your child’s fruit and vegetable consumption. Fruit & veggie suggestions are included.
Get children interested in food by helping them to learn to cook. It’s good fun, informative and they’ll love eating what they’ve created!
A child who refuses to eat vegetables can become the bane of any parent’s existence. This article provides tips on disguising vegetables so that even the most picky eater will feast on a few.
A healthy shopping list is the basis of a healthy diet and lifestyle. This article reviews hints for creating your shopping list, and avoiding temptation in the supermarket.
Guidelines for eating a healthy, well-balanced diet to best meet the nutritional needs of each family member.
Ideas for healthy snacking for kids of all ages. Includes tips on reading labels and avoiding traditional, but unhealthy, kid-favored snacks.
Recipes for a variety of healthful smoothies — perfect for a quick breakfast or an anytime snack.
Eating five fruits and vegetables a day is one of the best ways to maintain optimal health. This article discusses ways of incorporating five fruits and vegetables a day into your diet.
An overview of minerals and their role in the body. Includes information about macro minerals as well as trace minerals.
Advice for parents trying to avoid eggs in their children’s diets. Contains some of the many hidden sources of eggs as well as some common terms to look for on nutritional labels.