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Sarah West

Nutritionist for Zebedees

Preparing 👨🏼‍🍳 & delivering 🚚 nutritionally balanced nursery meals 🥦 throughout Sussex, Kent, Hampshire, Essex, Surrey & London. Based near Lewes. www.zebedees.co.uk

Motivating Young Children To Eat Well

In order to stay motivated to continue positive behaviours, it's important to recognise the benefits. This can be challenging with young children, but encouraging them to help with cooking can help them to begin to understand the value of making nutritious food choices
26/10/2017 12:14 BST

Get Cooking! Practical Tips For Cooking With Kids

Hands-on cooking activities help children develop confidence in their skills and abilities. Following a basic recipe encourages self-direction and independence, while also teaching children to follow simple directions and solve problems.
11/08/2017 11:26 BST

Top Tips For Healthy School Lunches

Sandwiches are the obvious choice for packed lunches, but the nutritional content depends largely on the filling. Spreads such as jam and honey have high sugar content and are low in protein, which is essential for growing tissues
20/02/2017 15:36 GMT

Nutrition For Active Children

School-age children (aged 6 to 16) generally need between 1,600 and 3,200 calories a day. Those who consume healthy, well-balanced meals and snacks will get all the nutrients needed to perform well in sports, with no additional calories required.
20/01/2017 14:10 GMT

Dealing With Fussy Eaters

One of the biggest challenges many parents face is having a picky eater in the family. Many children become fussy with food around the age of 18-24 months, often forming the start of a long term battle for many parents.
10/01/2017 16:34 GMT

What Is A Balanced Diet For Children?

As free childcare is extended, nurseries and pre-school settings provide an increasingly vital route to help get children off to the best start with food and nutrition. So what should hot meals and packed lunches be specifically based around, and which guidelines should parents and nurseries follow?
20/12/2016 12:10 GMT

Supplements For Children - Are They Necessary?

However, many children aren't consuming balanced, nutrient-dense meals. Picky eaters and children with food allergies or intolerances often don't consume sufficient calories or are reliant on highly processed convenience foods, which are deficient in the vitamins they need to grow and develop.
19/12/2016 16:34 GMT