Tips To Teach Your Child About Healthy Eating

Good nutrition during childhood is vital for both physical and mental growth and development. Studies have shown that the first few years of life are the optimal window for establishing healthy eating behaviours in children1. These behaviours are influenced by children’s personal experiences and observing eating behaviours of others. By setting a good example and
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Everyday Healthy Eating For Active Families

While what you eat before, during and after your sport is very important, a healthy, balanced diet, providing sufficient energy to fuel your training, as well as sufficient macronutrients (carbs, protein and fats) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) should be a high priority for every sporty person. Such a diet will help you and your
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A JOURNEY THROUGH THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

A perfectly working digestive system is hard to come by. Most people experience tummy troubles at some point and this is completely normal considering it’s such an incredibly complex system. Before you can delve into the details of dealing with any kind of tummy trouble it may be helpful to understand how the digestive system
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7 Health Rules Applicable From 1 to 85 Years of Age

Even though someone who is 12 looks very different from someone who is 75, essentially there are still some common attributes shared by individuals from all ages. Everyone has a unique tongue print, just like fingerprints1; neurons continue to grow throughout human life2; and the acid in your stomach is strong enough to dissolve razorblades2. With
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What Women want! A look at what we crave and why?

Why do we crave food? Food cravings can be described as ‘an intense desire to eat a specific food’.  The frequency, strength and types of food cravings have been found to differ between men and women, different phases of the menstrual cycle and in some cases with body mass index (BMI). The underlying causes of […]

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ADD/ADHD – Is Your Child Really At Risk and How Can You Help?

At one time or another most healthy children show symptoms such as distractibility, impulsivity and hyperactivity – these are all considered normal behaviour of young children. It’s quite normal for young children to have short attention spans and to be unable to keep busy with one activity for long. Young children are naturally full of
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