Keeping children safe from burn this winter
Winter is the time when children are most at risk to burns. Again, now, during Lockdown families are mostly at home and parents, grandparents and adults in the family will need to take special care of the children to prevent burns and other injuries. There is a lot hotter food and drink around and generally trying to stay warm with heaters and fires. All potential risks for burns in children. Young children can be burned very quickly, and this often happens when an adult is present, so it is…
COVID-19 Immune Boosting Claims Debunked
A happy immune system is an important component of wellness. In light of the recent flu outbreak associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the task associated with supporting immune health has become increasingly significant. Avoiding illness is not always possible, but there are several steps one could put in place to support immune health and reduce the risk of getting sick, as well as minimise duration and complications if they do.
Do’s and Don’ts to keep the weight off this winter
Longer nights, shorter days, colder weather and decreased exercise can all contribute to winter weight gain. Add the temptation of rich comfort food and it's easy to see why so many of us battle to keep to our health goals during winter.
Vegan – Is it healthier?
As popular campaigns like 'Veganuary' fuel New Year's pledges to cut back on meat, MANY people has been asking my opinion on vegan diets and on documentaries such as 'The Game Changers'. If you are intrigued – keep reading.
Nutrient Enhancers: my kind of food additives!
This is an excerpt from my book 'Mila's Meals: The Beginning & The Basics' I'm talking about egg yolk, ghee, flaxseed oil, coconut oil, hemp seed oil, olive oil
5 Healthy Pregnancy Breakfast Ideas
Breakfast has never been more important than during pregnancy, here are some healthy pregnancy breakfast ideas to get your day started right
Why fiber is essential to every diet
Whether it was in an advert, through a doctor, via a pharmacist or in a book, by now you would have heard that fibre is one of the most important nutrients we need in our diets. A lack of fibre can lead to a host of digestive (and other) problems, so it's important to ensure you get your daily required amount. But did you know that fibre is not just essential for adults? Children, toddlers and babies are extremely reliant on it, as it keeps their bowel movements regular. Let's take a look at…
Tips for transitioning your family to a more plant-based diet - Our Tiny Nest
There are many benefits to plant-based eating. I'm sharing some of my tips for transitioning your family to a more plant-based diet.
The 5 C’s of allergy management amidst the Corona pandemic
Seven months ago we had never even heard about the novel Corona Virus or COVID-19. Fast-forward to today; COVID-19 forms part of our daily conversation, it impacts on every decision we take from whether or not we should go to work, send our kids to school, restock our fridge or visit our parents. Who could have thought that something as microscopically-tiny as this could cause such enormous levels of anxiety as well as total devastation! For patients who suffer from allergies, there is much…
Why exercise is important for good academic results
Previously, we have written about why a healthy, balanced diet and getting a good night's sleep is important for studying and concentration. We all know exercise is important for our general health, but what many of us may not know is that exercise has many benefits specifically in relation to our brain's ability to perform optimally. Let's have a look at some of these benefits:
How to Keep the COVID-19 Virus Out of Your Home
To help keep your family safe, here is our guide on how to keep the Covid-19 out of your home by creating a virus-free environment.
Highest Plant Based Protein Foods List
This plant based protein foods list gives you a breakdown of the highest protein foods; plus the best protein powders and their amino acid profiles.
Give your child terrific teeth
Good habits start from a young age. This includes dental hygiene, so it is as possible. But that can be easier said than done, as little ones often don't take too well to their parents meddling in their mouths.
Guidance for raising a child with food allergies
Raising a child with food allergies can be daunting and definitely requires extra time, attention, and effort. There are, however, a number of measures you can take to alleviate stress while maintaining a safe eating environment for your baby. Know that you are not alone in this effort. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), food allergies are on the rise, with about 1 in 13, or 8 %, of children being allergic to at least one food. The good news is that the rise in food allergies…