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  • A healthy diet for kids

    Kids often adopt the same eating habits as their parents, so it’s important that you set a good example. Eat a balanced and varied diet and use the South African Food-Based Dietary Guidelines to assist in choosing foods. 1. Eat as a family Have at least one relaxed meal per day together with the whole family – this gives kids the opportunity to tell you about their day at the

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    NIDO Milk Vs Cow Milk

    NIDO Milk Milk is a very important part of our diets, even in adulthood. With children, the only difference is that they have smaller stomachs. They still need at least two cups of milk a day, so we need to make sure that the food we give them really counts. Often, the things our little ones eat and drink don’t contain any micronutrients or special ingredients. This is when a

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    Brain Food For Kids – Tips for improving your child’s learning through diet

    Tips for improving your child’s learning through diet In his early years your child will go through periods of fast learning and development.  It is very important that you support him/her in their learning journey by providing the right nutrition that supports optimal brain function.  Good nutrition is one of the best ways you can improve your child’s attention span so that he can learn throughout the day. By giving

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    13 Healthy Snacks For Kids

      It’s so easy to stock up on junk food like crisps and biscuits to satisfy hungry little tummies. But did you know that you can make snack time really healthy too? Sticking to whole foods, limiting sugary treats and steering clear of processed food (when you can) are essential tips when it comes to creating healthy options for your kids. Here are some other ideas for healthy snacks for

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    Brain Breaks To Help During Exams

    Concentrating can drain your child’s mental capacity, but by introducing these brain breaks into a daily routine, you can ensure their minds stay fresh and attentive.

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    Brain games for pre-schoolers

    Helping our kids grow up with healthy bodies and minds is an essential part of being a parent. Here are a few brain games that pre-schoolers can play to keep their minds stimulated.

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    3 Winter Indoor Games For Kids To Keep Them Active

    Winter often sends us into a slump, so we thought we’d share 3 winter activities to help keep you and your kids busy.

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    Care And Share | Tryptophan Foods For Sleep

    July is mental health month. One of the factors that affect mental health is poor quality sleep. Poor quality sleep badly affects overall physical health, and the functioning of your body systems including the immune system – the ability to fight off infection.

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    Fun Swimming Pool Games

    Swimming pool games are great fun for long summer days, just make sure you use loads of sunblock. Here are some activity ideas.

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    Indoor Games For Children

    Child stimulation through group games builds friendships as well as co-ordination and muscle tone. Read about indoor activities for kids.

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    Getting kids active with sports

    Is your child a couch potato? This means that they often sit on the sofa watching television and love munching snacks and sweets.