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How To Start Weaning Your Baby

There are three approaches to weaning, the more traditional spoon/puree method, baby-led weaning (BLW) which has gained in popularity over the last 10 years, or a combination of the two. It is important to remember that regardless of the approach you choose, the end result will be a baby that has successfully transitioned from milk [&hellip

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Why We All Need Fibre In Our Diet

We all know that fibre is great for our health but over the years we’ve seen fibre dominate news headlines, specifically in relation to bowel (colorectal) cancer, and make its way loud and clear onto the front of pack labelling on a range of products in the supermarket. This can all make it a little [&hellip

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Can A Healthy Diet Protect Our Mental Health?

We all know that the food we eat affects our physical health, but could it be affecting our mental health too? There is growing evidence linking diet with mental health. And with approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK experiencing a mental health problem each year, it’s a huge issue that needs tackling.1 The [&hellip

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What Is Diabetes & How To Manage It

More people than ever have diabetes, statistics show that 3.9 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes in the UK, with nearly another million undiagnosed bringing the total cases up to more than 4.8 million. If nothing changes, more than 5.3 million people will have diabetes in the UK by 2025. Diabetes is a serious [&hellip

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Breast Milk And The Microbiome

While many women choose to breastfeed as their preference, we should all be able to make an informed decision about how to feed your baby, free from societal judgement or mum guilt, and that unbiased accurate information is sometimes incomplete. What is the microbiome? While some bacteria are harmful, many are key to our health. [&hellip

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What Is Iron & Why Is It Important?

Many nutrient requirements change throughout our lifespan and iron is no exception, not only are there different requirements at different ages, requirements also change between genders. Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies with over 2 billion people in the world suffering from anaemia. This article will explore these recommendations helping you [&hellip

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