Superfoods
Superfoods
Babies and children have particular nutritional needs, mainly because of the small amounts they eat, the amount of energy…
Essential vitamins and minerals
Essential vitamins & minerals
Here is a list of key nutrients and some ideas for how to include them in your family’s diet. We have tried to…
Foods to avoid
Foods to avoid
It is difficult to discuss the adverse affects of so-called junk foods on the human body, particularly in relation to…
Top 50 Foods Highest in Vitamin C
We all know that Vitamin C is good for us, but which foods contain the most and how can we include more of them in our…
Food allergies
Food allergies
Besides foods that you may wish to avoid for health reasons, there are also a number of foods which are known to cause…
Organic food
Organic food - why eat organic?
Chemicals and fertilizers There are many reasons why we believe that organic is better, the main one being that organic…
Iron-rich foods - the best sources of iron for babies and children
This is Part II of a two-part article about your children’s iron needs and the best foods to eat to ensure adequate…
Ideal foods by age: 4-6 months
Parents often ask us about ideal foods for different ages and stages and our recipe pages are not yet as comprehensive…
Ideal baby foods by age: 6-8 months
Parents often ask us about ideal foods for different stages and our recipe pages are not yet as comprehensive as we would…
Ideal baby foods by age 8-12 months
Parents often ask us about ideal foods for different stages and our recipe pages are not yet as comprehensive as we would…
How much iron do babies and children need?
This is Part I of a two-part article about your children’s iron needs and the best foods to eat to ensure adequate…
Introducing gluten to babies
We are often asked when and if babies should be introduced to gluten. One of the first foods parents are told to give…
Nitrates and Nitrites - are nitrates in food safe?
There is a lot of public concern about nitrates in food and water and a lot of conflicting information regarding their…
Top 50 antioxidant-rich foods
We are always hearing about the importance of antioxidants and how we should all be eating more of them. But what are…
The Dirty Dozen and The Clean Fifteen
The Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen are two lists of produce produced by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). They…
Wild or Farmed Fish?
We are often asked if it is better to eat and feed children farmed organic fish or wild fish. We hope that this article…
When and how to introduce peanuts to babies
Many parents ask us how and when to introduce peanuts – and other allergenic foods – to their babies. The…