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Toddler nutrition

Raising Healthy Eaters

Healthy nutrition is important for every child’s growth and development but how do you introduce a variety of nutritious foods to your child’s plate? Alex and Anna from The Biting Truth share their tips and tricks.

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Prebiotics & Probiotics – How do they work?

Research has shown that the first 1000 days is a kind of golden window of opportunity where the right nutrition is crucial for optimal growth and development. As this includes pregnancy, being at your best nutritional self during pregnancy could not be more important, given the benefits healthy maternal nutrition has on infant development.

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6 Easy hacks for disguising healthy food

Got a fussy little eater? Perhaps they don’t like a particular food, type of food, certain colour of food, or they don’t like their food touching – we’ve heard every excuse under the sun! If this sounds familiar to you, try these simple tips to get the good stuff into them.

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Self-feeding, Spoon-feeding and obesity

Self feeding is still the most natural, healthy and enjoyable way for able kids to feed, and sets great food habits. The jury is still out on whether it prevents obesity, and there are now tools to make it easier!

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Feeding a Fussy Toddler

If you thought feeding your baby had its challenges, then eating with a fussy toddler is going to be even more amusing for you. By the time your baby becomes a toddler at the age of 12 months, they are well on the way to enjoying foods that the family eats.

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Is bub having tummy troubles? You should consider goat’s milk formula

A whopping 86% of infants experience digestive problems, leading to crying babies and stressed-out parents looking for answers.

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Why you should add fish to your toddler’s plate

If you’re constantly hunting for something to serve your toddler other than the same old macaroni cheese, spaghetti, and toasted cheese sandwiches, do a little fishing at your supermarket fish counter or local fish market.

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What is grass fed milk and why does it matter when it comes to formula?

If the term ‘grass fed’ is new to you, we spoke to leading paediatric nutritionist and Wholesome Child founder, Mandy Sacher to explain exactly what makes this milk different, and why it matters.

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Food for toddlers: Setting your toddler up to eat well for life

The benefits of eating well in the early years are well established, but what does this look like and how can you make sure that your toddler is meeting their requirements?

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Paediatric food allergies: What you need to know

This Parenting Insights session helps parents understand some of the common food allergies that can occur from infancy and into childhood.

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Toddler food: Creating a healthy start for toddlers

It is often difficult to know exactly how much your toddler needs at different ages and growth stages. However, getting the right balance of energy and nutrients is an important part of toddler food choices to ensure they have a healthy start in life.

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