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Kids Health

Natural juice is not a replacement for fresh fruit and vegetables

So are fruit and veggies from the glass as good as from the plate? The short answer is NO! Preparing fruit and veggies can be a bit time consuming but it’s one of the healthiest things you’ll do all day…. Continue Reading →

Rubella must stay a thing of the past

The October announcement that Rubella or German Measles has been eliminated in Australia is graphic proof that immunisation is so successful at decreasing the frequency of childhood infection. You know the ones; measles, mumps, diphtheria or Tetanus and there are… Continue Reading →

The new epidemic – ScreenTime, children and added weight!

90% of children over five now have regular access to the internet. Ipads, mobiles phones and Playstations combined with TV viewing increasingly occupies our children’s time. Even if we put aside the content (and we shouldn’t) there are studies from… Continue Reading →

Providing dietary support for kids with allergies

Dr John continues the discussion about practical ways to support kids with allergies. Today he’s talking with Barbara Dennison, a senior pediatric dietician with the Westmead Children’s Hospital in Sydney, about the role that diet plays in this process. Barbara… Continue Reading →

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