Nutrition is constantly in the media and as Dietitians we endeavour to monitor scientific change and balance it with practical application and the enjoyment of food.
Much has been written about the reasons for childhood obesity and research is now pin pointing some important measures that parents and care givers need to be aware of in order to bring about change Read more
Fish is great for the health of adults but is it safe for children to eat? Read more
School holidays can really tax the energy of parents and children and can also be a time of rapid growth and change in body weight. Read more
Community design in many sprawling western cities, has resulted in shops and services being more widely spaced, making it less likely for us to walk to our destination, driving to work, school and the grocery shop. Read more
Oral health and nutrition have a very synergistic relationship; if we impair our functional ability to eat, we in turn also affect our diet and nutritional status. Read more
School holidays and weekends are a great time to get the children involved in creative activities such as cooking, gardening, shopping and art all of which can help to build theirself esteem, knowledge, confidence and better mental health. Read more
While for many families it may be seen as a good way to unwind, relax and fill in time, particularly on wet days, research is finding that television and video viewing could be harmful to our children. Read more