Home > Parenting > Child > Nutrition Nutrition All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy 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. TALK Parenting forum » ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Allergy-free home Cancer in SA children Get your kids to eat healthily When it comes to teaching children healthy eating habits, it's important to remember that kids mirror their parents' eating patterns. 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. 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? Preschoolers' diet in the spotlight It's National Nutrition Week. Did you know that stunting and being underweight are the most common nutritional disorders afflicting South Africa's preschool kids? “ Latest comment on Health24 Julian Edward Frost says... Anthony Rees, you are a liar. No evidence of efficacy? How about "Genital warts in young Australians five years into national HPV vaccination programme: national surveillance... Cancer vaccine for schoolgirls ” 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. Healthy eating tips for children It is difficult to overcome the temptation of giving your child all his favourites to eat. But how can you encourage your child to eat healthily? load more articles advertisement From our sponsors There are more than 200 different viruses which can cause a cold A clinically proven skin care range is now available Medihelp’s regional information sessions Superior comfort and support Live healthier Keep your bones healthy » Osteoporosis risk The beauty of bones Ask the expert Osteoporosis facts Here are some interesting facts about the condition that you might not have known: Fight cold and flu » Myths and facts Cold or flu? Where germs hide 15 tips to stay healthy in winter Don't let colds and flu stop you this winter.