nutrition

Quality early childhood programs help prevent adult chronic disease
Quality early childhood programs help prevent adult chronic disease April 15, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

High-quality early childhood development programs with health care and nutritional components can help prevent or delay the onset of adult chronic disease, according to a new study by Nobel laureate economist James Heckman and researchers at the University of Chicago, ... Read More »

Childhood obesity not linked to nutrition knowledge
Childhood obesity not linked to nutrition knowledge April 12, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

University of the Sunshine Coast Psychology research into obesity in infants and toddlers has found that a mother’s nutrition knowledge has no effect on her, or her child’s, weight. USC student Chelsea Sutherland’s recently-completed Honours research found that the only ... Read More »

Sugar is on the menu in schools as canteen guidelines fail
Sugar is on the menu in schools as canteen guidelines fail April 2, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Guidelines used to rate school canteen menus should be overhauled to limit the sugar content of food and drinks, according to University of Sydney nutrition expert Kieron Rooney. Dr Kieron Rooney, a senior lecturer in biochemistry and exercise physiology in ... Read More »

Fruit and vegetable flashcard games
Fruit and vegetable flashcard games March 24, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 0-5 years. Different activities are more appropriate for different ages. For example babies may enjoy simply looking and pointing at the cards, while toddlers and pre-schoolers will enjoy developing their skills playing the memory and sorting games. Duration of ... Read More »

Tips for taking the pain out of packing school lunch boxes
Tips for taking the pain out of packing school lunch boxes January 31, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

School starts across most of Australia this week, so parents and carers are breaking out the lunch boxes once again. For some, preparing food that kids will want to eat can become something of a dreaded chore over time, so ... Read More »

Should You Take Your Vitamins?
Should You Take Your Vitamins? January 18, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Americans spend $28 billion on multivitamins per year, but are consumers throwing away their money? According to a recent editorial in The Annals of Internal Medicine, multivitamins are not only a waste of money, but some vitamins may even be ... Read More »

Pizza Perfect! A nutritional overhaul of ‘junk food’ and ready-meals is possible
Pizza Perfect! A nutritional overhaul of ‘junk food’ and ready-meals is possible November 20, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pizza is widely regarded as a fully-paid up member of the junk food gang – maybe even the leader – at least the versions found on supermarket shelves or delivered to your door by scooter. Historically, a few humble ingredients: ... Read More »

Baking blueberries changes their polyphenol content — and possibly their health benefits
Baking blueberries changes their polyphenol content — and possibly their health benefits November 16, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Blueberries are called a “superfood” for their high polyphenol content, but when served as warm, gooey pie filling or when lending bursts of sweet flavour to a muffin, their “super” health benefits change. Scientists studied how cooking and baking affect ... Read More »

Introducing solids after 6 months disadvantages
Introducing solids after 6 months disadvantages October 7, 2013 (6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It may be hard to imagine that the little mouth that’s been suckling your breasts for the past six months is already ready to eat from a spoon. Whether the realisation that baby’s just about ready for a spoon is ... Read More »

Is introducing solids before six months okay?
Is introducing solids before six months okay? October 7, 2013 (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Your mum keeps telling you to wait until your baby is 6 months old to whip out the zucchini puree but your best friend keeps saying you need to start solids now, even though your baby is only 4 months ... Read More »







 
 
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