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Apr 20 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on How To Get Your Kids To Eat Healthily

As a dad to four growing kids, I know just how difficult it can be to get your little ones to eat their greens and snack on fruit instead of chocolate and sweets. But what I didn’t know was that eating habits aren’t intuitive, they are learnt. This means that the eating habits your kids develop at home, will most probably stick with them throughout their lives. It’s a scary thought that as a dad, if I don’t teach my children about health and nutrition properly, I could...

Apr 16 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on 5 Foods You Need to Watch Out for food poisoning!

Being a father of four, I have to be concerned with the food on our table. Food is necessary for our survival but there are incidences when food causes food poisoning. And whereas this may clear within days, there are incidences when food poisoning became life threatening. Particularly in a family setting, I have learned to be more cautious. As a father, I may not have such a hard time with food poisoning as compared to the children. It is important to remember that food hygiene...

Jan 14 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Are Mealtimes Breaking Your Heart? Try These Heartfelt Strategies For Coping With Fussy Eaters

If you have always been a foodie, having kids can really be a culture shock. Suddenly everything needs to be blitzed and mushed, or cut down into tiny sizes. Strong flavors, nuts and seasoning are all out for the first few years too. You probably don’t have the time to prepare the gourmet menus you were used to before the kids. Eventually, though, the kids get bigger, and their tummies can take a greater repertoire of flavors.  Then the real trouble starts! Every texture, sight,...

Dec 30 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Making the Shift to Growing Your Own Produce

Let’s face it; there is no substitute for a healthy lifestyle. When it comes to saving money and maximising your health, it may be wise to grow your own produce. Making the shift from shop bought food to home-grown fruit and vegetables can seem a little scary. But, you don’t need to worry. On the contrary, there are some practical ways that you can make the shift and lessen your dependency on wholesalers. You can make sure that the food that you buy and consume is grown exactly...

Nov 29 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Hearty Winter Foods and Why You Should Eat Them

Image Source With the winter upon us, the days are getting shorter, and the nights are getting longer. Dark is drawing in, and the sun is out less and less. As a result, the days and nights are becoming much colder. It’s important to wrap up warm, but it is of equal importance to eat right. Our bodies crave different things dependent upon the time of year. And during winter time our body wants us to eat hot and filling meals. This is your body’s way of preparing you for the...

Nov 24 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on 5 Ways To Make The Christmas Grocery Shop Easier

The lead up to the Christmas holidays is crazy. Your kids start to become over excited while you are busy mulling over what you are going to feed everyone and when you are going to find the time to do the grocery shopping. Even when you think you’ve got everything sorted, your neighbour pops in and you realise you don’t have any drinks or nibbles to offer them. To help you through this hectic time, here are five tips that will help make the big Christmas grocery shop much...

Oct 17 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Avoid the Middle Age Spread
With A Little Help

Like most guys, I look back at my early 20s and realize that the things I took for granted no longer apply. I used to be able to work all day, party all night and still keep trim and look good. But, as the dreaded 30 approached, I discovered without even noticing that I was wearing jeans one size bigger, and found getting up in the morning after a late night that bit harder so, I decided it was time to get in shape and start looking after my body; after all the middle age spread...

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