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Nutrition

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.

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.

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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.

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