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Life stages

This section is designed for consumers who want to find out more about nutrition at different life stages.

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Trying for a baby

Deciding to have a baby is a really exciting time and you will be thinking about many aspects of your life. However, you may also take a look at your...

Pregnancy

Healthy eating when you are pregnant Being pregnant is a very special time in your life, and you may be concerned about your diet. It is important...

Feeding your baby

Breastfeeding your baby The arrival of a new baby is a very exciting time but it can also be quite nerve wracking when you are getting to grips with...

Feeding your toddler/pre-school child

Children of toddler and pre-school age are growing rapidly and are very active so they need lots of energy and nutrients as part of a healthy...

Children

When your child starts school As your child enters school he or she will be growing quickly and becoming more active. Children have a higher energy...

Teenagers

Your teenage years see many changes to your body and your lifestyle. Eating a healthy, varied diet and keeping active will be good for your health...

Students

Eat smart - be smart  Heading off to university is an exciting time and it is easy to overlook some more practical aspects of leaving home; namely...

Men

As an adult man, it is of course important you eat a healthy, varied diet both for good health and to help reduce your risk of diseases such as type...

Women

It is important to eat a healthy, varied diet to maintain health and wellbeing throughout life and help to reduce your risk of disease such as heart...

Menopause

When you reach the menopause For most women the menopause (sometimes called 'the change') starts when they are in their late 40s or early 50s and...

Later life

Our average life expectancy has been rising steadily for many years.  But it is important that we adopt healthy lifestyle habits to ensure that any...

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