Home > Parenting > Child > Nutrition Nutrition All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid Day care doesn't make kids gain weight A great concern is that when you take control out of parents' hands about what children are eating or doing during the day, they might end up being overweight. ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » 10 interesting Down syndrome facts Autistic savant 'reads minds' Childhood gardening may encourage fruit and veg consumption A recent survey indicates that people who gardened as kids end up eating more fruits and vegetables by the time they get to college. Health check: is caffeine actually bad for kids? Is there truth to the belief that coffee stunts children's growth or disturbs their rest? Child malnutrition still widespread 22 years into democracy Two reports have been released in South Africa that show the unacceptably high proportion of children in poor living conditions. This family had McDonald’s and Spur almost 10 times a month It was only when Angel Khoza was bullied for being overweight when her parents realised that their weekly meals out were harming their family. More families in SA might want to take a page from their playbook. Picky eaters – should parents be worried? DietDoc explains why parents may need to pay greater attention to possible underlying psychological problems in children who are 'selective eaters' (SE). Your complete guide to breastfeeding After the delivery of your baby, a breastfeeding consultant, your midwife or a maternity ward nurse will guide you slowly through the steps of breastfeeding. Rice cereals introduce babies to junk food – Noakes Rice cereals are a child's earliest introduction to junk food, Professor Tim Noakes has said during a hearing into his conduct by the Health Professions Council of SA. Breast milk benefits Why is breast milk so good for a newborn’s development? We investigate the breastfeeding benefits. Longer maternity leave in India to encourage breastfeeding Longer maternity leave would encourage Indian mothers to breastfeed their babies, thereby reducing malnutrition. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.