Nutrition & diet

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Latest Nutrition & diet Posts

5 summer salads that the whole family will love!

With the arrival of fine weather (I’m sure it will come eventually!) comes the slightly lessened desire to cook those heavy casseroles and stewed dishes that comforted us through the long winter. With fresh fruit and vegetables coming into season, and the taste being so fresh and delicious there couldn’t be a better time to […]

Baby-led weaning: 10 things you need to know

Baby-led weaning means letting your child feed themselves from the moment they start on solids. Most babies will start to reach for food around six months, which is the time when the World Health Organisation recommend your babies are weaned onto solid foods. Remember that every baby is different; some parents choose to start weaning […]

Why EVERY woman should be taking folic acid

Ireland has a particularly high incidence of Spina Bifida and other Neural Tube Defects (NTDs), yet a simple folic acid supplement can help reduce the risks significantly – so why aren’t Irish women taking the advice? Speaking on behalf of safeFood, Prof Michael Turner, UCD Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Coombe Women and […]

Five foods to boost your pregnancy

Once we’re eating for two, it can be difficult to know what’s going to help or hinder our baby’s development. If you want to give your baby the best start in life – before they’ve even been born – try incorporating these five pregnancy super foods into your diet. Avocado This has been the year of the avocado […]

What do pregnancy cravings mean?

We have all heard about pregnancy cravings, even had a few ourselves. We have heard everything from chocolate to pickles and ice-cream. But what do they really mean? The cravings Chocolate. Chocolate cravings could mean your body needs more magnesium. If you are good at moderating your sweet tooth you can have a square or […]

3 things our toddlers need in their diets to maintain healthy growth

Our toddlers can be picky with food. They may like something one day, then point blank refuse to eat it the next. It’s common for toddlers to start making these sorts of decisions about their lives, they’re expressing their right to choose, which is great! However, it can leave parents a little stumped when it […]

The role that Quinton can play in your fertility

Making sure you are not deficient in the minerals and trace elements our body needs to function optimally is an important consideration if you are trying for a baby. Even with a healthy diet, the foods we eat are largely deficient in the minerals and trace elements that our cells need to function properly. Government […]

Four supplements you should take during pregnancy

When you’re pregnant you have to mind what you eat in order to give your body and baby the best chance possible. Some supplements are even recommended to be taken before pregnancy so it’s important to watch what you eat when trying for a baby as well. As a lot of the good stuff is difficult […]

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