Breakfast Cereals

How do I choose a suitable breakfast cereal for my child? Breakfast cereals can provide slow release energy, be a means of increasing a child’s milk intake for healthy bones and teeth, increase fibre and wholegrain intake for good digestive health, and also many provide vitamins and minerals. However, many breakfast cereals have high sugar … Continue reading Breakfast Cereals

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Cut the Sugar

    A new statement from the American Heart Association this week, recommends reducing intake of sugar for children. Specifically, it recommends: Children ages 2 to 18 should consume less than six teaspoons (25g) of added sugars per day. Children and teens should limit their intake of sugar-sweetened drinks to no more than eight ounces weekly (240mls). … Continue reading Cut the Sugar