Sugar can often be a confusing topic with many different and often conflicting articles and information out there. Hopefully this blog gives you a little more knowledge about the role sugar can play as part of a balanced diet and lifestyle.
At Making Sense of Sugar, we are working with a number of different professionals, including Registered Dietitians and chefs so do look out for their guest posts.
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:
(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
(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
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.
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