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As easy as 1, 2, Omega-3! Good fats for kids

Omega-3 DHA is a ‘super nutrient’ found in marine algae as well as oily fish. It’s a polyunsaturated fat and is crucial for the healthy development of the brain, eyes and heart...

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Breakfast, why does it matter?

In the rush of getting ready for school, it’s all too easy to skimp on eating breakfast and preparing lunch. Yet studies on school children have shown...

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Caffeine and kids

If you’ve ever been inclined to blame sugary party junk food as the culprit for hyped up party attendees, think again. It may well have been the soft drinks on offer – and they don’t have to be...

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Eat right

Children and their eating habits, (or the lack of) are rated by many parents as a major source  of concern and stress in their family life – fussy eaters, slow coaches, fad eaters, food addicts!...

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Eat smart, play smart

According to the most recent available statistics available from the ABS, over 15 percent of Australia’s school children aged 5 -11 years now attend Out of School Hours Care (OSHC)...

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Family food facts

Late last year the most recent survey on the state of Australian children’s nutrition and physical activity was released. The survey*, conducted jointly by the Australian Government and the Australian...

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Food as Medicine

Like any fighting force, the immune system army marches on its stomach

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Food for Health, Growth and Learning

In the busy world of today’s modern family, it’s hard enough to get to the shops, let alone work out what to cook for dinner each night that is a) tasty and nutritious b) quick to prepare and c) approved of by...

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Fussy eaters

Are your children fussy or is it just that you’re giving them too much food? Research commissioned by Meat and Livestock Australia found that 82% of mums with...

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Fussy Eaters

Why won’t my kids eat vegetables? How can I get them to try different foods? Why do they eat at day care but not at home? They only eat plain pasta so I give it to them because they have to eat something! Why are my children such fussy eaters?

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