Here in Bord Bia, we're not only passionate about food, we also strive to promote healthy eating to the nation!
We believe that small steps and simple changes can go a long way to improve your diet. Lean red meat is a power pack of nutrients, and makes an important contribution to the diet as it is such a rich source of nutrients. The Food Pyramid from the Department of Health is a great way to see where meat fits into a healthy balanced diet, for more information see - safefood.eu
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We have information for every life stage from pregnancy, weaning, childhood, teenage years and older years, and we also help give you some pointers if you want to watch your weight, reduce your cholesterol, manage your diabetes or blood pressure, or even just give you some ideas for feeding an active busy family!
Infants and young children grow far more rapidly than adults. This is a crucial stage in their development and good nutrition is vital. Iron is one of a range of nutrients that is particularly important for health.
Our month to month weaning guide helps to answer questions you have around weaning, and the first food to introduce to your baby. We have broken this guide into three keys stages, 4-6 months, 6-9 months and 9-12 months.
Children's eating habits vary greatly so do not worry if your child refuses to eat a balanced diet on a daily basis. If your child is well and happy and growing normally there is no need for concern.
A young child may begin to assert their independence at the dinner table by refusing food. This is a common developmental stage and should pass.
Some ideas from Bord Bia for a healthy lunch box, or nutritious snack options for your children.
Nutrition is an important factor in determining optimal sports performance. An inadequate diet can prevent you from reaching your true potential.
The mineral iron is vital for healthy blood and normal growth and development.
As with many of the really special events in our lives, having a baby means lots of change and excitement. During the pregnancy your baby depends on you for the nutrition it gets so it is very important to eat well and safely.