Best Eating Habits to Support Your Families Immune System

These days, immune health is at the forefront of everyone’s minds.[1] There are many components to optimal immune health, such as getting enough sleep, regular hand-washing, keeping physically active as well as eating a well-balanced diet. Nutritionist, UNCLE TOBYS Ambassador… Continue Reading >

Little changes parents can make to improve their children’s vegetable consumption

Children are not consuming enough vegetables. In fact, only 6% of children aged 2-17 years of age eat the recommended amount, according to a recent data from the Australian Health Surveys.  As a parent with two young kids, I understand… Continue Reading >

How To Support Fussy Eaters 

Fussy eating habits are one of the most common food-related issues among children and can often be quite stressful for parents and caregivers to deal with. While changes in a child’s eating habits and preferences are normal, fussy eating can… Continue Reading >

Summer Snacking for Kids

By Sarah Smith, Accredited Practising Dietitian FB Bayside Dietetics Instagram @baysidedietetics Twitter #BaysideDietetic   When we were little, the summer holidays were spent outdoors. We’d hang with the neighbours’ kids all day and pop home for food only when… Continue Reading >

How to Support Someone with Disordered Eating | Stel Coombe-Heath | Ep 178

  Watching children, or a loved one experience challenging times and emotional hardship is extremely tough, especially when you don’t know how you can or should help them A common self-destructive habit and behaviour that people find hard to support… Continue Reading >

What is Prader Willi Syndrome?

Though you may have never heard of it, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is a rare and complex genetic condition affecting roughly 400,000 people worldwide. PWS is non-inherited, and linked to the deletion or incompleteness of genes on the 15th chromosomes. This… Continue Reading >

“My partner does not eat his greens, is he going to be a bad role model to your child?” A shared feeding journey.

New mum Karen recently asked this question in my Facebook group: “My son is 12 months old and is a good eater. What can I do to continue this into his adult life, if my husband won’t even eat his… Continue Reading >

ALDI MiniRoos Mighty Menu-Part 3

Primary school years are busy ones and children need good nutrition to help them concentrate at school and to fuel their day to day activities. Proper nutrition is important especially in growing children and vital for child and adolescents training… Continue Reading >

ALDI MiniRoos Mighty Menu-Part 2

Many children are engaged in sports and hobbies, in an era where childhood obesity has reached a recored high, regular exercise through sport and play are vitally important for the health of children and teens. Healthy eating supports good exercise… Continue Reading >