5 so called ‘healthy’ snacks to avoid during pregnancy
Snacks are an important part of a healthy prenatal diet. Why? Because they’re a great way to still your hunger and satisfy your cravings in between meals. They can also be super helpful when nausea kicks in and all you can stomach are small bites.
However, some snacks may seem healthy (thank you dear marketeers), but are in fact not that healthy at all.
6 things you should know about bread
In recent years bread has been increasingly demonized and linked to digestive issues, sensitivities, and chronic diseases, making people completely ban bread from their diet.
But is bread really the devil? Should you avoid it even if you don’t have any digestive issues? And does bread really make you fat?
The simple trick that will make your kids eat their greens every day
Every single night while I’m preparing dinner, hungry little dwarfs are circling around my legs in search for something to eat (like right now or I’ll die!).
Often this goes hand in hand with whining sounds that will only stop as bellies are getting fuelled.
Sounds familiar? Then read on…
Immunity explained to my 5-year-old
When I studied nutrition I often forced myself to explain complex matters to my girls, because I knew that if I could get my 5-year old to understand, I’d really mastered the topic.
So here’s how I explained the immune system in simple words:
6 ways to boost your family’s immunity naturally
It’s that time of the year again… cold and flu season is lurking around the corner. And there’s no way to avoid it, especially with kids bringing unwanted guests home from school or daycare.
But I have good news for you:
8 reasons why you should buy organic
Some insist on buying organic produce only and using 100% organic care and household products. Sceptics, on the other hand, question the reliability of organic labels, or the health benefits of organic products.
Here’s my non-judgmental opinion and advice.
How to pick healthy snacks for your kids
Kids don’t necessarily eat a lot, but they do eat OFTEN. Very often.
Once you become a parent of toddlers you soon realise “snacks” becomes a major item on your weekly shopping list.
But what makes a balanced snack?
The ultimate guide to shopping organic
In a perfect world, fruit & vegetables would be grown organically, animals would be pastured and treated well, and all food would be free of chemicals. Perhaps some day…
In this article you’ll learn which foods are important to buy organic and which are ok to buy non-organic…
What to give your kids for breakfast?
I know how hectic mornings can be when you’re trying to get your tribe out of the house on time while managing the general household chaos.
In this post I’ll briefly explain WHY a good breakfast is crucial, WHAT nutrients it should contain, and WHICH quick, healthy options you have.
7 Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat Kale
Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you’ve certainly noticed kale has gotten lots of attention from foodies in recent years.
But how on earth can you get this superfood into your kids’ system?
The truth about e-numbers and why you should care
Regardless of what many believe – myself included until recently – E on a food label doesn’t necessarily stand for “Evil”. E-numbers, which represent food additives on packaged foods, can be both good and bad.