Weaning Tips: Introducing Nuts

Early introduction of peanuts is thought to help the immune system tolerate peanut proteins. Nuts should be incorporated into an infant’s diet from 6 months of age to prevent sensitivity and maintain tolerance. Research suggests that introducing peanuts between 6-12 months of age can reduce peanut allergy in high risk infants e.g. those with significantContinue reading “Weaning Tips: Introducing Nuts”

Babies and chocolate

Despite Easter being a Christian festival and holiday, it often comes with an abundance of chocolate eggs. With Easter coming up this weekend some of you may be wondering, can you give chocolate to your baby? Chocolate ideally shouldn’t be given before the age of 2 due to the caffeine and sugar content, however inContinue reading “Babies and chocolate”

Optimising Immunity

Good afternoon on this very snowy day. I hope everyone is keeping safe and well. With winter well under way bringing the usual colds and flu, and the current pandemic it has never been more important to keep our immunity to at it’s best. By ensuring our diets are rich in these nutrients, we canContinue reading “Optimising Immunity”