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5 Reasons for ‘In Season’

By: | 2 Comments | On: November 30, 2012 | Category : Foods, Nutrition

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Have you tried eating a mango in the middle of winter? It’s just not the same as enjoying them in summer when they are in season and at their peak. Fruits and vegetables are packed full of vitamins and minerals and high in fibre.  Eating adequate amounts of fruits and...
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Why Babies and Toddlers Don’t Need Fruit Juice

By: | 7 Comments | On: November 29, 2012 | Category : Foods, Fussy Eaters, Nutrition, Tips & Tricks

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Some supermarkets have recently stocked the shelves with fruit juice marketed for babies as young as 6 months.  We are not fans of this at all!   Research conducted in Australia has linked consumption of fruit juice and fruit drinks, such as cordial, with childhood obesity.  Approximately 1 in 4...
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To Peel or Scrub?

By: | 3 Comments | On: November 2, 2012 | Category : Foods, Nutrition, Vitamins & Minerals

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For some fruits and vegetables it is obvious.  Who eats a banana with the peel on or bites into an orange before peeling the rind?  For some it is less so.  It may be habit or rather a preference that you peel your carrots before you prepare them.  For other...
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Dietary Guidelines for Children & Adolescents in Australia

By: | 0 Comments | On: October 30, 2012 | Category : Foods, Nutrition, Vitamins & Minerals

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Healthy eating can be simple.  It certainly shouldn’t be hard.  And One Handed Cooks is all about bringing it back to basics, so we’d thought we’d share with you the Dietary Guidelines for Children & Adolescents in Australia.  They apply to the general healthy population from birth to age 18. ...
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Breakfast: our favourite meal of the day

By: | 2 Comments | On: October 12, 2012 | Category : Foods, Fussy Eaters, Tips & Tricks

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Breakfast: our favourite meal of the day This article was featured in the One Handed Cooks Magazine Launch Issue. Yep, you can buy it online while stocks last here. For more great recipe ideas pick up the latest mag today in Coles and all good Newsagents.  Do your children enjoy their breakfast or is it...
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