Obesity, in simple terms, is an abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health and have significant consequences on the quality of life. It also raises the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, several common forms of...
Many parents often wonder whether they are feeding their babies enough times and in adequate quantities especially when it comes to snacks. Wonder no more as we give you some of the best practices when it comes to healthy...
It’s a fact that commanding our children to “finish their vegetables” is very ineffective. Most kids are sweet-toothed anyway and how many would drop ice cream for beetroot? Furthermore, forcing vegetables on them will only make their resistance stronger...
Most infants are ready to begin eating solid food at four to six months. However, most nutritionists and experts encourage that you start a slow introduction of foods, as you monitor how your child reacts to them. This will help you identify food allergies that your child may be prone to.
There are times when making an entire meal can be a herculean task. If you still want something easy to prepare that is nutritious and versatile, why not try soup? 1 Hearty pasta soup Whether served as a main dish or...
As a parent, you may wonder from time to time whether cow’s milk is the only option you may have especially if your little one has not taken well to the bovine supplement. Here are some options you may...
Most infants can start supplementing breast milk by the age of one. This is because weaning starts at six months and a child needs to start supplementing some nutrients, for instance iron, which are in inadequate levels in breast...
Radiation and chemotherapy for cancer treatment can take its toil on even the strongest of adults. So, how much more for children? No matter how expensive or consistent the treatment is, without proper nutrition a parent may as well...
  Ever heard of the phrase ‘food of the gods’? Well, if ever there was a type of food that came close to what the phrase implies - nourishment and longevity - then breast milk is it! While research has...
              When it comes to vegan infants and toddlers, the stakes are high as they are at their most crucial development stage and key nutrients may inadvertently be overlooked in the restrictive diet. We look at easy-to-miss-out essential nutrients for...