Nutrition tips

How much protein does my child actually need?

How much protein does my child actually need?

How much protein does my child actually need? At HNK this is a question we often receive from worried parents of children (especially those refusi...
Introducing the top eight allergen foods to your baby

Introducing the top eight allergen foods to your baby

While it can feel scary and overwhelming, especially if you have a family history of food allergies, most babies will tolerate allergen foods. Pr...
How much sugar for babies and kids?

How much sugar for babies and kids?

SUGAR It is recommended that an adult consumes no more than 6 added teaspoons of sugar each day. It is recommended that a preschool aged child con...
How much salt for babies and kids?

How much salt for babies and kids?

SALT Salt is generally not recommended for babies and young children as their kidneys are not yet developed to handle excessive salt intake. The c...
Immunity boosting nutrition tips for kids

Immunity boosting nutrition tips for kids

NUTRIENTS ESSENTIAL FOR IMMUNITY   The following nutrients are considered essential for immunocompetence (a normal response to antigens). I’ve lis...
Simple Tips to Rebuild Toddler Gut Health After Antibiotics

Simple Tips to Rebuild Toddler Gut Health After Antibiotics

After sharing the mum-guilt I experienced after my little girl ended up with an undiagnosed infection for DAYS, which resulted in (very necessary)...
Milk for babies and toddlers

Milk for babies and toddlers

This article briefly covers the topic of milk for babies and toddlers, and is based on current dietary guidelines within Australia. Babies and tod...