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Breast Milk Alternatives For Toddlers

Milk for toddler

Milk is one of the natural sources of calcium, vitamin A and protein, which helps in general body functioning. Breast milk is just one of the milk options for kids that is an important food that helps body development. As a mother, lactating is not always a sure thing, the …

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School Children And Their Changing Nutritional Needs

Kids eating school lunches

As our kids enter their school-going years their growth is steady, but slower and somewhat less dramatic when compared to the rapid baby-toddler-to-little-person transformation.  It’s an interesting time nutritionally as school-going children tend to be more open to trying different foods and are developing their foodie likes and dislikes.  They …

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Food & Mood – How Nutrition Affects Mental Health

Nutrition and your mood

As the global pandemic has unfolded, our worries have not just been about the threat to our physical health.  Worldwide, rates of stress, anxiety and depression have soared in response to the dramatic changes to just about every aspect of our lives.  With no end in sight for COVID-19, our …

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Growing Up Milk – Does Your Baby Really Need It?

Toddler drinking milk

There is plenty about entering the world of parenthood that can be confusing, especially about what is the best foods to feed our little ones. After all, proper nutrition is quintessential during an infant’s early years to keep them healthy. If you have a baby that will be a toddler …

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Optimising Healthy Eating Habits

Home Cooking

There’s nothing quite like a (hopefully) once-in-a-lifetime experience of a global pandemic to focus our attention on the status of our health, and the preventative benefits of a healthy lifestyle.  As rolling lockdowns have restricted our movements and options, and tightened our belts, we’ve had little choice but to adapt …

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Preparing For Baby With Mom2B

mom2b pregnancy

Oh, the happiness of hearing about a longed-for pregnancy! And what fun preparing for the tiny arrival. Where will baby sleep? What baby equipment and cute clothes are needed? Don’t forget mom’s pregnancy wardrobe to cover that expanding tum…  Meanwhile during all this activity and joy, little one is calmly …

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Lifegain® – For Those Who Want More

Enjoying breakfast

Our bodies have more of a chance of managing the difficulties that life throws at them if they are well nourished. Indeed, good nutrition is one of the few things under our control when we need renewed vigour. Tip: Exhaustion can be an early warning that the body is not …

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5 Ways Nutrition Affects Your Overall Health

Good Nutrition

A healthy lifestyle and getting the right nutrition plays a paramount role in how it affects your daily life. If your diet lacks the right nutrition, you are depriving yourself from optimal health and subsequently living a happy life. If you had the opportunity to be smarter, live longer, be …

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Minimize Added Sugar In Your Child’s Diet

Mother daughter by fruit bowl

It’s true. Your baby or toddler was born with a sweet tooth! Children this age naturally prefer sweet tasting foods, including breastmilk. Did you know that babyhood and toddlerhood are critical periods in shaping and influencing your child’s eating habits and taste preferences? Upon introducing solids, it’s important to offer …

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5 Healthy Pregnancy Breakfast Ideas

Pregnancy breakfast

When you are eating healthy during pregnancy and breastfeeding, it does not necessarily mean you should restrict calories or attempt to lose weight. More importantly, the idea is to follow a healthy eating plan to ensure your body is getting the necessary nutrients which is crucial for your health as …

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6 Dietary Considerations For Breastfeeding Moms

Mother breastfeeding

Breastfeeding your baby is a great opportunity not only to provide your baby with nutrition but also to bond with your baby. Pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding all take a toll on a new mother, so it is essential to make sure you get in the best nourishment. Fresh fruits and …

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My Top Health And Beauty Products

Kaboutjie Top Health and Beauty Products

It’s 2020 – a new year and a new decade! While I don’t ever make any New Year’s Resolutions I do enjoy getting back into routine and focusing on my health after the festive season. All that yummy food and lying around on the beach makes for a wobblier tummy …

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Can You Eat as Much as You Want on Keto?

The ketogenic diet has gained a lot of popularity lately. Are you wondering why the surge in popularity when the diet has been there for over a century?  Well, this is because the diet plan has proved to be very effective in weight loss. The diet involves the intake of …

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Keeping My Kids Strong Everyday With NutriDay

NutriDay Yoghurt

Motherhood has brought many joys as well as many challenges. One of the biggest challenges that I have faced as a busy mom, is making sure that my kids eat enough healthy foods that provide the right nutrition.Providing healthy food for my kids is easy, getting them to eat it …

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5 Simple Hacks To Lose That Workplace Stress

Happy work environment

“To achieve great things, two things are needed. A plan and not quite enough time.” – Leonard Bernstein, American composer, author and pianist Mr. Bernstein was right, you know, especially the “not quite enough time” part. Because when time is short, we get a little stressed, a little adrenaline kicks …

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