CHILDHOOD OBESITY

CHILDHOOD OBESITY

Follow us on the following social media .Childhood obesity is a reality. A South African survey reported that 18.1% of children between the ages of two and five years are overweight – that is almost one in every five! Being overweight or obese at a young age...
ALLERGIES vs. INTOLERANCES

ALLERGIES vs. INTOLERANCES

Follow us on the following social media .Many of us believe food allergies to be relatively common, largely because of the continued attention it receives on social media networks. Food allergies are in fact quite uncommon. The confusion increases when “food allergy”...
FEEDING INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN

FEEDING INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN

Follow us on the following social media .WHAT IS COMPLEMENTARY FEEDING? Complementary feeding is the process of gradually introducing other foods and liquids along with breast milk once breast milk alone is no longer sufficient to meet the nutritional requirements of...
HEALTHY LUNCHBOXES FOR SCHOOL

HEALTHY LUNCHBOXES FOR SCHOOL

Follow us on the following social media .  Before we focus on the food that goes into the lunch box, we have to make sure we have the correct lunchbox. The best option is a lunchbox with various compartments to ensure the food, flavours and sauces do not mix. If you...
NUTRITION DURING PREGNANCY

NUTRITION DURING PREGNANCY

Follow us on the following social media .Nutritional status during pregnancy is one of the most important factors affecting foetal growth and development.   RECOMMENDED WEIGHT GAIN DURING PREGNANCY Adequate weight gain during pregnancy is essential to ensure optimal...
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