Expert panel: Nutrition

Questions about Nutrition

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Leann...
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Hi There, I understand your concern; obviously food provides a number of nutrients in greater amounts than breastmilk. Just wondering how her grow...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi, I think you have voiced a very common concern and also reflected the confusion that there is out there about weaning and cow’s milk. To ...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi Nicki, Yes the additives would have been the main offenders, are there any additives at all, even natural ones? What about sugar and salt? Soun...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi, Many processed baby foods are quite good now; you may even like to consider the Heinz organic range as well as some of the more specialised ra...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi, As baby is 10 months I am assuming by milk you mean formula? Let me know if you are using milk as in cow’s milk. Otherwise the other thi...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Kia ora Keriana, Good on you for looking at yoghurt, personally I think it is a fabulous early food and both my boys loved it at about 7-8 months....

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi Katherine, Welcome to the fussy eating club, I have a five year old still going strong. Toddlers and preschoolers have extremely busy ‘da...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi Tanya, Sounds like you are doing a great job, not easy at the best of times, so well done! Honey, cow’s milk as a drink, spinach and ex...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi Jess, It does sound like he may be reacting to something in the formula, it could be anything, but lactose is a possible contender. They do mak...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Hi Andrea, Well done to you for looking at making your own fruit yoghurt – great! Yes it must be full fat (until at least 2 yrs). I recommen...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi, Unfortunately there isn’t really any formula to work out what a baby needs to drink, formula tins use a guide which accounts for the mos...

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Hi, Sodium in excess is dealt with by the kidneys, your kidneys are the organs that keep the fluid parts of our body in balance (pressure wise) an...

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Leann...
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Hi There, It sounds like a heat rash especially if the rash is on the contact side or a reaction to something on your body, over a food reaction. ...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi, Transitioning from milk feeds is one of the questions I get asked about a lot. Ideally you would wean your toddler off formula entirely and th...

Answered: 29 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, I understand your concern; obviously food provides a number of nutrients in greater amounts than breastmilk. Just wondering how her gr...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Nicki, Yes the additives would have been the main offenders, are there any additives at all, even natural ones? What about sugar and salt? S...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi, Many processed baby foods are quite good now; you may even like to consider the Heinz organic range as well as some of the more specialised r...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi, I think you have voiced a very common concern and also reflected the confusion that there is out there about weaning and cow’s milk. T...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi, As baby is 10 months I am assuming by milk you mean formula? Let me know if you are using milk as in cow’s milk. Otherwise the other ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Kia ora Keriana, Good on you for looking at yoghurt, personally I think it is a fabulous early food and both my boys loved it at about 7-8 months...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Katherine, Welcome to the fussy eating club, I have a five year old still going strong. Toddlers and preschoolers have extremely busy ‘...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Andrea, Well done to you for looking at making your own fruit yoghurt – great! Yes it must be full fat (until at least 2 yrs). I recom...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Tanya, Sounds like you are doing a great job, not easy at the best of times, so well done! Honey, cow’s milk as a drink, spinach and e...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi, Unfortunately there isn’t really any formula to work out what a baby needs to drink, formula tins use a guide which accounts for the mo...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Jess, It does sound like he may be reacting to something in the formula, it could be anything, but lactose is a possible contender. They do m...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi, Sodium in excess is dealt with by the kidneys, your kidneys are the organs that keep the fluid parts of our body in balance (pressure wise) a...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi, Transitioning from milk feeds is one of the questions I get asked about a lot. Ideally you would wean your toddler off formula entirely and ...

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, It sounds like a heat rash especially if the rash is on the contact side or a reaction to something on your body, over a food reaction....

Answered: 22 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi Kelly, There are a few things to consider, firstly on the weaning, you can wean any time from 12 months on, when you and baby are both ready....

Answered: 15 Jan 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, In cases where it is food texture that is the issue paediatric speech pathologist are excellent, you might want to start with the gals...

Answered: 15 Jan 2008