Filling the Gaps in the Australian Dietary Guidelines for Children

  Welcome to the Natural Super Kids Podcast! In today’s episode, we’re diving deep into a controversial topic – Australian Dietary Guidelines. For this episode, we will be looking at three specific guidelines: The National Health and Medical Research Council’s Australian Guide to Healthy Eating, Nutrition Guidelines for School Tuck Shops, and Health Direct’s Healthy Eating…

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Optimal Nutrition for Active Kids: Nourishing Young Athletes

  Welcome to the Natural Super Kids Podcast! Today, we will tackle a much-anticipated topic that has been highly requested by our Klub members: feeding sporty and active kids. We recognise the difficulties in providing optimal nutrition to support your child’s active lifestyle. Whether they’re passionate about soccer, swimming, dance, or any other physical activity,…

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Does My Child Need Supplements for a Healthy Immune System

  Do our children need supplements for a healthy immune system? This is a complex question with no black-or-white answer. The answer depends on many factors influenced by the Western lifestyle, which determine the need for supplements so that the immune system functions well.  In this episode, we’ll explore various factors that can be detrimental…

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Colic in infants is a common condition we see in clinic. It affects 1 in 5 babies, but it is still quite poorly understood. Colic is characterised by excessive crying, fussing or irritability without obvious cause or illness, that cannot be prevented or eased by caregivers. It occurs irrespective of breastfeeding or formula feeding in…

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Could your child be low in magnesium? When it comes to magnesium for kids, there are so many benefits – particularly for their sleep and mood. But when magnesium levels are low, symptoms can start to pop up. If you’ve ever been curious about why magnesium is so important for kids health or how to…

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Is your child getting enough calcium in their diet? The recommended intake of calcium for kids is much higher than what many parents realise. If your child is eating a varied diet with plenty of wholefoods, it might not be a concern. But if there are any fussy eating tendencies, or if they are dairy-free,…

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Low iron in children is more common than you might think. Many kids have low iron stores, or they may struggle to build their iron levels up. Iron deficiency is something we see a lot here at Natural Super Kids – whether we spot it in their presenting symptoms, or it’s the primary reason that…

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