Health & Nutrition


Essential Nutrients for Pregnant Mums

13 June 2018

Pregnant mums require extra nutrients to support the growth and healthy development of the foetus. Read on to find out the essential nutrients that pregnant mums should be consuming!   Folic acid/Folate – to prevent birth defects Folic acid or folate is a B vitamin that is crucial because it prevents babies from being born […]

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A New Parents’ Guide to Starting Solids for Children

26 February 2018

How do you know if it’s time to start your child on solids apart from drinking breastmilk or formula? For first-time parents, feeding your child is only as hard as you imagine it to be. It can be as easy as A-B- C with the right knowledge. First, a little checklist: Signs that your child […]

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An informed parents’ guide to diarrhoea

26 February 2018

New parents would agree that they would never expect to be engrossed in a discussion about poop. Besides monitoring for a change in colour, consistency and frequency, parents need to know what to do when your baby or toddler has a diarrhoea. First, what sort of symptoms should you observe before addressing the case of […]

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How to Make Vegetable Purees for Babies

12 December 2017

Starting your baby on solids is a fun and exciting journey! Most babies are ready to start at around 6-months old, and it is essential to ensure that your child can sit upright with minimal support to reduce the risk of choking. During the initial stages of traditional weaning, babies are typically spoon-fed with soft […]

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Recipe: Delicious Tofu and Meat Patties

22 November 2017

Nutritional benefits of tofu for babies and growing children Beyond its soft exterior, tofu packs a host of nutrients that are essential in our children’s diet. Besides steamed tofu or adding tofu into soup for that quick and healthy dinner, how about creating delicious tofu and meat patties for extra proteins and vitamins? Try this […]

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10 Superfoods to Include in Your Toddler’s Diet

22 November 2017

Deliciously healthy superfood ideas Superfoods are nutritionally dense food that offer wholesome amounts of vitamins and minerals. They are great for toddlers who need a variety of food options to fuel healthy all-round development. While ‘superfoods’ are not formally a food group like Grains and Proteins, what this means is that superfoods are foods items […]

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List of Iron-rich Food to Boost Your Child’s Iron Levels

6 October 2017

Iron is needed to make haemoglobin found in red blood cells. These red blood cells carry oxygen around our child’s body, to ensure that their organs, muscles, tissues and cells receive oxygen. Iron is also essential for brain development and optimal function of their central nervous system.   How much iron do babies and toddlers […]

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Quick Ideas on Making Healthy Lunchbox Meals for Kids

31 August 2017

Healthy lunchbox recipes need not mean just dried fruit and biscuits. There are quick and easy ways to create deliciously nutritious lunchboxes for children – and some of these fun bento box lunch ideas are too cute! Let these beautifully put together lunchboxes by mums in Singapore offer some inspiration on creating appetising yet healthy […]

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Recipe: 3 Healthy and Nutritious Chinese Soups Your Kids Will Love

25 August 2017

Nothing quite beats a comforting bowl of hot nutritious soup to end the day. For the Chinese, soups are often a part of their daily meals. Bowls of nutritious goodness are served up over generations and they make a delicious dish on its own, or as a perfect complement to rice and dishes. Healthy broths […]

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Essential Nutrients for Toddlers

2 August 2017

Eating well and eating right offers your children with the right nutrition to meet their growing needs.   “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” – -Hippocrates According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Health Promotion Board of Singapore (HPB), “For optimal growth, development and health… recommend exclusive breastfeeding (with […]

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