How much is enough for my child?

18th September 2017

Many of the parents that I see in clinic have concerns regarding how much their children are eating, either too much or not enough. The most common question I get asked by parents is how best to manage their child’s appetite and address concerns of weight gain. Let’s take a look at a real-life scenario:

Top tips on portion size

18th September 2017

(www.nutrition.org.uk) With increasing concerns about childhood obesity, it is not only important for children to be eating healthier types of foods but also the right amounts of food. Here we provide our tips on encouraging children to eat appropriate amounts of food: Scale down the portion you would give children compared to what you would

Portion size: how much should you give your children?

4th September 2017

(www.nutrition.org.uk) With increasing concerns about childhood obesity, it is not only important for children to be eating healthier types of foods but also the right amounts of food. Very young children tend to be good at regulating the amount of food they eat but as they get older they can be more easily influenced by

Helpful hints and tips on maintaining a healthy balanced lifestyle

3rd April 2017

So far this year at Making Sense of Sugar, we’ve taken another look at areas such as sugars and your body, what sugar is and how it’s used, as well as looking at calories and food labelling. When it comes to topics, we always do our research and see what interests our followers on @senseofsugar.

Top tips for understanding calories by Dietitian, Helen Bond

6th March 2017

When it comes to helping your family enjoy a balanced diet and lifestyle, there are many things to think about including how many calories our bodies need to stay healthy. In my last blog – Let’s talk calories – I looked in detail at the subject of calories: what the term actually means and where