Health & Nutrition
Fat is essential to good health, however too much of it can give rise to a number of health problems.
First time Mothers are often amazed at the effect of their own diet on the baby's digestive system when they are breastfeeding. We look at the effects of alcohol and windy vegetables as well as examining allergies and food intolerances. Some of the main worries of mothers with new babies are "Am I feeding my baby enough and is it nutritionally satisfactory?" and "When should I introduce solids?".
Many children seem to love lollies and cakes in preference to fruit and vegetables. How can you be sure that they are getting a nutritionally sound diet, and one which will not lead to obesity either now or in later life.
During pregnancy you need to care for both yourself and your child to ensure the best possible health for Mother and baby after the birth. Peggy looks at some of the factors which you need to pay attention to, and offers some tips to help you make the pregnancy healthier and more comfortable for both you and the baby.
Teenagers are growing rapidly and need good nutrition, but they are also often on diets, especially the girls, and seem to have a particular love of softdrinks and junk food which makes it difficult to ensure that they are getting a balanced diet.
Elderly people need to take extra care of themselves in many areas of their life especially with their exercise and diet.
Examines the various vitamins and minerals, how much we need to consume and where we can get them.