Nutrition News – This Week in Tweets

Welcome to Nutrition News! This week there was a range of articles varying from children’s health to the harms of alcohol consumption. Waitrose made some headlines this week, on a new service they have started offering advice around food: Waitrose is introducing a food specialist in the isles to assist…

When To Move Baby From Formula To Cows Milk

When To Move Baby From Formula To Cows Milk

The UK department of health recommends exclusive breastfeeding for around the first 6 months of life. For those who are not breastfeeding, infant formulas are recommended instead for the first 6 month of life. Although these formulas are based on cows’ milk, the milk is treated first to make it…

Nutrition News – This Week in Tweets

Welcome to Nutrition News! This week there was a range of hospital’s meals to information about food supplementation. This week on Nutrition News headlines there was a lot talking about meals offered in the hospitals: Information on hospital food: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/hospital-food-nhs-nutrition-labour-party-patients-recovery-meals-sugar-a8300101.html And another article about hospital food: https://www.sustainweb.org/news/apr18_labour_pledge_legal_standards_for_hospital_food/ Different hospitals spend…

Being a Vegetarian During Pregnancy

healthy balanced diet

I am a vegetarian and I don’t eat fish, how can I make sure I get all the nutrients I need during pregnancy? One of the most important things you can do whilst pregnant, especially if you’re a vegetarian, is to make sure you’re eating a good balance and variety…

Nutrition news – This Week in Tweets

Welcome to Nutrition News! This week on Nutrition News there was a range of articles from the benefit of having a pasta dish in the diet, to the implementation of sugar tax that will launch this Friday. This week there were many articles about the Veganism trend taking over. A…

Am I Getting Enough Calcium In My Diet During Pregnancy?

Am I Getting Enough Calcium In My Diet During Pregnancy

Am I Getting Enough Calcium In My Diet During Pregnancy? Well, nutritional requirements for calcium really do not increase during pregnancy. This means that calcium recommendations stay at the amount of 700mg a day, which is the recommended amount for all adult females in the UK. During pregnancy there is…

Nutrition News – This Week in Tweets

Welcome to Nutrition News! This week on Nutrition News, of course, includes some news on chocolate and Easter but also there was some news about our eating out habits. On the news this week there was some information about chocolate and how to keep Easter moderate with some many chocolate…

Should My Fussy Toddler Be Taking A Nutrition Supplement?

Getting children to eat their vegetables

The UK Department of health recommends that all children between the age of 1 and 5 should take a vitamin supplement containing vitamin A, vitamin D and vitamin C, daily. This recommendation is mainly as a safe guard, as vitamin A and vitamin D are a little more difficult to…

Nutrition News – This Week in Tweets

Welcome to Nutrition News! This week on Nutrition News there is a variety of articles from consuming a high quantity of sugar eating a single muffin to types of cooking that may increase the risk of high blood pressure. On the news this week there was some information about the…

Help! Grandparents are feeding my child ‘junk’…

Grandparent’s overfeeding or feeding the wrong things to young children and toddlers is a really common dilemma for many families. Of course it’s easy to see how grandparents may want to spoil their grandchildren, but with many grandparents looking after children on a regular basis, this can become a fairly…