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My child doesn’t eat vegetables

Many parents I see are worried that their child doesn’t eat any vegetables. Maybe this concern is because we hear so much from health professionals and in the media about how good vegetables are for us. They help prevent certain cancers, increase our immunity, and...
What’s good about carbs?

What’s good about carbs?

Open a popular magazine these days and there is likely to be something about cutting down on carbohydrates in order to lose weight. There have been various weight loss diets over the past 30 to 40 years that use the low-carb approach Studies which have looked at the...
Back to school – packing lunch

Back to school – packing lunch

Packing lunch boxes is a task that parents do thousands of times. Some find it easy, others find it difficult to know   what to put in there. If your child doesn’t eat the food you provide, it doesn’t mean you got it wrong. There are many reasons that food comes back...

Extra foods vs core foods

‘Extra’ foods are those foods that add to the amount of food we eat but don’t contribute to our nutritional needs. These foods typically contain sugars and/or fat but not many vitamins, minerals or fibre. Examples of ‘extra’ foods include cakes (including muffins,...
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