Picky Eaters-The Struggle is REAL!

By Lezane Fourie RD(SA) You know how everyone always tells you that having children is a good idea and they will bring you buckets full of joy, love and laughter in your life? Right! So, you followed their advice, got your own little bundle of joy and after six months...

Money See, Monkey Do

Overweight babies are often seen as cute and cuddly, but where do we draw the line with childhood obesity? What is socially acceptable, and what is not? Childhood obesity is one of the conditions that is increasing in my practice, and it is quite worrisome. According...
Fussy Eaters

Fussy Eaters

Children can be very fussy eaters and may refuse food to show independence or just to be able to have control over a small part of their lives or they may be too busy playing and learning to be interested in food. All the great advice about healthy eating and...

National Nutrition Week 2016

Love your beans! The theme for National Nutrition Week 2016 is “Love your beans.”  It is not only beans that we are focusing, but all legumes. Legumes include: Chickpeas Lentils Split peas All beans: green beans, baked beans, kidney beans, pinto beans,...

Gain control over stress eating

Gain Control Over Stress Eating The cycle of stress eating Nutrition and food can be complicated! I find this is especially so when individuals are trying to lose weight because not all foods are nutritious. Foods can be linked to various emotional times throughout...

Super Foods: Eggs

Super Foods: Eggs Egg white vs Egg yolk What is the healthiest part of an egg? Is it the egg yolk or the egg white? Well both are very important. Eggs are seen as a super food for its rich protein and nutritional profile. Yes the yolk does have cholesterol but it does...