Thinking about Christmas food can be tricky enough without having to factor in dietary needs or allergies. Fortunately, there are loads of options available so family members don't need to miss out. For someone that is egg free and dairy free these little pavlovas should hit the sweet spot after lunch or dinner. Anyone can… Continue reading Egg Free Dairy Free Mini Berry Pavlovas
Have you just stumbled across the non-diet approach and wondering what this strange concept is? If you have ever been on a diet, what you are about to read may go against everything you have ever known about weight, and health. As a result, the non-diet approach could challenge long held, health views. Alternatively, it… Continue reading The Non-Diet Approach
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a Nutritionist and a Dietitian? In Australia there is substantial ambiguity around these areas of practice, so it's no surprise people are confused. Let's start with some definitions. Definition of a Nutritionist "A person who studies or is an expert in nutrition." (Google dictionary). The term nutritionist… Continue reading Dietitian vs Nutritionist: What’s the difference?
Starting solids is a big step in your baby's life. If there is a history of food allergy in the family that can add a complexity and an understandable element of fear. Below you find some steps to help navigate this next phase. What about allergies? Children can develop an allergy to any food, at… Continue reading Starting solids for food allergy prevention
Making the shift from breast milk or formula to food is such an exciting time in your baby's first year. It can however be a time of confusion. "How will you know when to start feeding your baby?" "What if other babies the same age are eating and yours isn't?" "How will you know if… Continue reading Starting solids, how and when to start feeding your baby.
What is baby-led weaning? Baby-led weaning involves skipping spoon feeding and beginning with finger foods when the baby is ready. The underpinning idea is that the baby will know how much food they wish to eat, using their own hunger cues. Baby-led weaning is basically a new term for how I was fed as a… Continue reading Baby-led Weaning