Category Archives: Children’s Health

Know Your Nutrients: Friendly Bacteria

Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts promoted as having various health benefits. They’re usually added to yoghurts or taken as food supplements and are often described as “good” or “friendly” bacteria.1 What are Probiotics? What are the health benefits of Probiotics? What should I know when taking Probiotics? Probiotics products Summary What are Probiotics? Our […]

Supporting Our Children’s and Teenager’s Mental Health.

Globally, approximately 10 to 20% of children and adolescents are experiencing mental health problems according to the World Health Organization (WHO).1 Obviously this has come to be a serious public health issue, with much research and work being developed into general medical and primary care.2 Our children and teenagers are experiencing mental health problems both […]

Vitamin recommendations for new Mums and Babies

As a mother of 3 who breast fed I understand the trails and tribulations as well as the rewards that come with breast feeding. This weekend is the “global BIG latch on”. I am not here to argue for or against, however highlight the recommendations linked to support mothers and babies wellbeing and health regardless […]

International Children’s Day 1st June 2019

Children will be children! Whether they are climbing trees, riding a bike, reading or drawing, as parents we strive to ensure they have the best start to life. We naturally want what is best for them and want them to thrive as they progress through their milestones and life. With conflicting advice regarding nutrition, supplements […]

Back to School Doesn’t Have to Mean Back to Bugs!

Ah September. The beginning of Autumn with its beautiful orangey yellow hues, crisp mornings and some warm Indian Summer sunshine if we’re lucky. We might even dare to start thinking about Christmas. But if you’re a parent of young children, then you’re probably also preparing for those three words that we all fear. Back. To. […]