It's a joy to welcome back Honest Mum's monthly health columnist, registered dietitian, Laura Clark.
Before we begin, I should say this blog is written from the perspective of a parent but to be honest if you have a colon you should give it a read!
I was amused to see the trend #buynothingday emerge via twitter on the now renowned #blackfriday at the time. As we are about to enter into another year I wondered if this was time to start the trend #nodietjanuary? In my opinion we need to be more holistic and realistic about our health and in particular our weight in 2017. Here are my top tips to create the right trend for you:
There are Cornish views as I type this – except it is dark because who has time to blog during the day in half term! Holidays in Cornwall filled with pasties, ice creams, fudge and cream teas and grandparents primed to spoil equal joy for my children and despair for their dietitian mum!
It's an honour to welcome back my monthly columnist, dietician Laura Clark to the blog where she demystifies common misconceptions on food and nutrition, helping us to live smart and be healthy (#livesmartbehealthy).
Knowing what to feed your kids can be a minefield for parents. Naturally as parents we want to feed our children healthy meals packed full of vitamins, calcium and other vital nutrients while still offering them the odd sweet treat and even occasional *whispers Maccy D's!
Regular readers will know that nutrition and following a healthy diet is one of my greatest passions.
We're all so busy, parenting is 24/7, even if you're not with your kids for 24/7-it's hard to truly switch off.