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Can Vegan Kids be Healthy Kids?

Can Vegan Kids be Healthy Kids?

I often get asked if it’s possible to feed kids a healthy and nutritious vegan, vegetarian, or mainly plant-based diet? Firstly it’s very important to know that you CAN raise healthy and thriving children on a plant-based diet. However, this involves a huge amount of...
Vitamin D Update

Vitamin D Update

Now we are in May most people would normally be thinking about stopping their Vitamin D supplements as per NHS guidelines. However, there is mounting evidence that during the Coronavirus lockdown – when we are indoors more than usual, and the good sunny weather...
How To Cope With The Stress Of Home Schooling

How To Cope With The Stress Of Home Schooling

When you add home schooling to all the other pressures at home, this has been a huge challenge for several families that I have spoken to. Juggling childcare and working during lockdown was already straining them; and adding home schooling into the mix has tipped some...
PANDAS Webinar

PANDAS Webinar

This week, I was on a brilliant webinar with Dr Tim Ubhi and Sarah Sharp about PANDAS and Coronavirus. PANDAS is an autoimmune neuropsychiatric childhood illness triggered by a streptococcus infection like a sore throat, tonsillitis or scarlet fever. Instead of the...
How To Sort Out Kids With Gippy Tummies

How To Sort Out Kids With Gippy Tummies

Having a child with diarrhoea is no fun for anyone in the household! Most of the time, runny tummy only causes discomfort for a day or two, however some kids have loose runny stools for longer or more often than they should, and this can be pretty messy, difficult and...