Kids Nutrition and brain health

Kids Nutrition and brain health

A great deal of the brain’s structure and capacity is shaped early in life before the age of 3 years old. Failure to optimise brain development early in life may have a negative impact on education and adult mental health. Amongst the factors that influence early...
Managing Morning Sickness

Managing Morning Sickness

For many this may bring back unpleasant memories or a feeling of dread for another pregnancy. However here are some useful tips on navigating morning sickness as comfortably as possible. Morning sickness is related to a rise in the bHCG hormone levels which are...
I’m pregnant, now what?

I’m pregnant, now what?

  1) Calculate when your due date is and how far along you are. There are so many online calculators and Apps to make this simple and easy. Its also incredible to be able to see at each week how your baby is growing and developing, it makes it all so real and...
The Ketogenic Diet

The Ketogenic Diet

The Ketogenic diet, also known as the VLCD (very low carbohydrate diet, 20 – 50g / day), have been around from at least the early 1900’s when it was discovered that it was effective in the treatment of epilepsy in children.  It is still being used for that purpose,...
Emotional eating

Emotional eating

When you are feeling stressed, bored, unhappy, lonely, or tired, you may have the urge to eat something comforting and delicious, and most of the time, something familiar.  This might give us a temporary feeling of enjoyment, satisfaction, and comfort, but this wears...