Home > Parenting > Child > Nutrition Nutrition All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Chunks of foods a hazard for toddlers Big chunks of food could pose a choking hazard for toddlers. TALK Parenting forum » ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Baby born as truck kills mother Beautiful short film about radioactive contamination in Japan Treating a dehydrated child It doesn't take much for a child to become dehydrated. Here's how to check whether your child is dehydrated or not and how you should treat it. Great snack and lunchbox ideas Run out of ideas for your kids' school lunches, or your own lunchbox? Check out these attractive, delicious and healthy suggestions. Kellogg’s Breakfast for Better Days® Helping SA children reach their potential, one breakfast at a time Feeding smart from the start Nutrition education is probably one of the most powerful tools at the disposal of governments to improve health and avoid disease, writes DietDoc. The parent's guide to food labels Making sense of food labels and matching them to the needs of family members can be a challenge. Here are some tips from dietician Megan Pentz-Kluyts. Make eating safer for kids We often hear about the choking hazard in young children. But why are young children more at risk of choking and how can you prevent it from happening? “ Latest comment on Health24 Denise Coates says... Just by going to a Government hospital, you life span goes DOWN! Life expectancy in SA drops by 4.3 years ” Look to dairy for quick and healthy lunchbox treats Tired of trying to come up with creative lunchbox ideas for the kids? Try dairy! It's easy to pack and a critical part of a healthy child’s diet. Healthy eating: it's never too early Good eating habits should start from a baby’s first mouthful of breastmilk, through the stages when solid foods are introduced, and then be maintained into the adult years. Are you a salt savvy parent? In today's fast paced fast food world the detrimental consequence is that children are eating far too much salt without their moms and dads even being aware of it. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Uncontrolled periodontal disease and diabetes – a collective health risk? Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Eduloan offers affordable education finance Live healthier Medical bills » GP and money Cut medical bills Medical savings account Medical scheme: what is a self-payment gap? Have you exhausted your day-to-day benefits and moved into your self-payment gap? Here's what it means. Allergy alert » Allergy myths Cold or allergy? Children and allergies Allergy facts vs. fiction Some of the greatest allergy myths and misconceptions can actually be damaging to your health.