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 Lunch and break timing affects kids' food choices and activity A study found that the specific food choices and activity levels children engage in may be influenced by the timing and duration of lunch and breaks. 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' Moms in need of support for successful breast-feeding Limiting visitors early on and relying on the help of a lactation expert can get breast-feeding mothers off to a good start. Does breastfeeding really make your preschooler smarter? The belief that babies who are breast-fed have advantages in their cognitive development has been a topic of debate for over a century. 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. Health check: is caffeine actually bad for kids? Is there truth to the belief that coffee stunts children's growth or disturbs their rest? 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. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Live healthier Dangerous winter sun » Why female students ignore the risks of indoor tanning Can rooibos protect you from the effects of UVB exposure? Skin cancer always a risk – even in winter During winter, the risk of skin cancer doesn’t disappear. CyberDoc talks to us about when to see your doctor about a strange-looking mole or spot. Did you know? » The 5 saltiest foods may surprise you Craving salt? Your genes may be the reason 10 fascinating facts about salt The one thing that fast foods, whether it be chips, hamburgers, pretzels or fried chicken have in common, is loads of salt.