Life stage - Children's health

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Ask the experts: Tooth enamel

Q: My seven-year-old has just been diagnosed with hypoplastic tooth...

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Get gardening, kids then take it to the...

What do we consider ‘life skills’ these days? Is it...

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How much salt in your kids’ day

It’s easy for sodium to build up over a day....

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‘Food swamps’ swallow kids’ choices

How much do you think about the environment around you?...

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Spice it up

Do your kids leave their veges on the plate no...

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Using senses promotes vege eating in preschoolers

Sensory-based food education of three to five-year-old children increases their...

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Science update: Food allergy developments

The treatment and diagnosis of food allergies has moved forward...

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Yoghurt for babies may reduce eczema and allergies

Regularly eating yoghurt in the first year of life may...

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School lunch box ideas

A healthy, balanced lunch box gives children ‘bounce’ for the...

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Coffee in-utero may alter child growth

Exposure to moderate to high caffeine levels while in the...

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Double your kid’s nutrition

All we want is for our children to be healthy,...

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Munch a school lunch

A group of 160 Auckland women are calling for healthy...

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How to choose kids’ breakfast cereals

Sending our kids to school on a full stomach sets...

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Brain-boosting yellow foods

Research at the University of Illinois has found that children...

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Bought vs homemade: Kids’ hidden vege snacks

Adding veges to baking is one way to up kids’...

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Drink stinks

Crummy water fountains at Wellington parks and playgrounds are a...

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Home-based model helps obese children

A home-based programme to tackle obesity has the improved health...

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Home rules help obesity-risk kids

Good habits at home, such as eating breakfast and having...
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