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Eats, treats and labels: how to read a nutrition label

Giving kids a lunch box item, a quick snack or a treat and keeping it healthy can be easier said than done.  In this...

Folic Acid and Pregnancy

Taking Folic Acid during Pregnancy can help to reduce the risk of Spina Bifida by up to 75%. Here is some important information on Folic...
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Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy Diet

Are you expecting? During your pregnancy your baby depends on you for the nutrition it gets so it is very important to eat well...
Breakfast

Why Skipping Breakfast Puts Kids on the Wrong Track

Why is breakfast so important for kids (and adults)?  In this article, Dr Muireann Cullen of the Nutrition and Health Foundation tell us why...

Positive Childhood – Food & Nutrition

Food & NutritionApril 2012 Our research before Christmas showed that 30% of parents don't think they have enough information to make good food choices 58% of parents...
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Breakfast Berry Muffins

These Breakfast Berry Muffins are great in the lunchbox and keep very well in a sealed dry tin.  They also freeze excellently so if...

Protein Energy Bites

Looking for some health lunchbox fillers, or afterschool snacks? These protein energy bites are delicious and packed full of nuts, seeds and dried fruits.Before...

8 Tips for Understanding Food Labelling

Are you confused about food labels and what the information means on the labels?  Dr Muireann Cullen from the Nutrition and Health Foundation gives...