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Salt during pregnancy: why it is important

Salt during pregnancy: why it is important

Like many issues to do with pregnancy, recommendations have changed on how much salt should be in your diet. Advice on this issue has taken a complete turn around from that given in the past.

Eating fish during pregnancy: is it safe?

Eating fish during pregnancy: is it safe?

Fish is often cited as a super food and is important for your pregancy. Oily fish are rich in Omega-3, a fatty acid that is essential for our health and important for brain growth, the nervous system and eye development for your baby.  It cannot be made by your body itself so needs to be […]

Tips for eating organic during pregnancy

Tips for eating organic during pregnancy

Eating organic during your pregnancy is a good goal to have because: You’ll avoid dangerous pesticides which have been linked to causing cancer, neurological disorders, and damage to the immune and reproductive systems. Your food will be more nourishing for you and your baby as it will be at its freshest.

How to enjoy Easter and keep it healthy for your pregnancy

How to enjoy Easter and keep it healthy for your pregnancy

With all sorts of vices off the list while you are pregnant it seems criminal that chocolate at Easter could be a no-no too. How do you avoid the pull of the incessant chocolate cravings that came out of nowhere? You have probably been made to feel guilty eating chocolate with the old adage that […]

Colic in newborns linked to mothers diet

Colic in newborns linked to mothers diet

Breast-feeding mums’ should take a close look at their diet as it could be associated with colic in their babies.

Allergy and Chemical

Allergy and Chemical

Know the signs of food allergy and sensitivity and what you can do to help reduce the risk.

Essential Fatty Acid

Essential Fatty Acid

Essential fatty acids have a significant effect on every system in the body and we cannot survive without them.

Food Preparation Hygiene

Food Preparation Hygiene

The kitchen is one of the most common areas in the home for bacteria to thrive. This can be dangerous for a developing baby.

Obesity, Fertility & Pregnancy

Obesity, Fertility & Pregnancy

The prevalence of excess weight and its extreme obesity, has more than doubled in Australia in the past 20 years. Experts are linking the rise to sedentary lifestyles and a lack of education.

Positive Eating

Positive Eating

A healthy diet involves eating foods that provide nourishment for growth, tissue repair and energy.


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