About Nutripaeds

The heart of Nutripaeds is to be a friendly resource of nutritional information and support for families with babies and children. A place to share your stories, ask your questions, request assistance and find out about what is new and happening in the field of paediatric and child nutrition.

Meet the Team


All you need to know about UMATIE – Good Food for Little Eaters!

Mealtimes can be a cause of huge stress for many mommies and poppies: wondering when to start introducing solids, worrying about which foods to give to little ones, and knowing how to deal with fussy eaters are just some of the concerns that many new parents face. But that’s where Umatie comes in… good food… Read more »

Balancing Easter Treats – By Amanda Rusch Ferreira

Let’s be honest. We’re not getting away from the chocolate eggs this Easter, as much as we would love to hide hard boiled eggs and baby carrots in the bushes instead of 3kg of chocolate. And there’s really nothing wrong with that – when it comes to the 80:20 rule (eating healthy 80% of the… Read more »

Chocolate Brownies

Makes 10 Brownies Ingredients 1g Baking Powder 3g Stevia 5g Nomu Skinny Hot Chocolate 30g Egg, raw mixed well 28g Chocolate, Lindt, 85% 20g Butter 20g Coconut Oil 24g Flaxseed Meal (Whole ground flaxseed) 20g Macadaminia Nuts (dry roasted, ground) 35g Sour Cream 53g Cream Directions: Melt the butter, unsweetened chocolate and coconut oil in… Read more »

The Nutritional Rights of Children

The right for food, nourishment and nutrition is essential for each man, woman and child.  Food is an essential element, without food and water humans cannot survive.  Food is the fuel which nourishes the body.  According to UNICEF Realising Children’s Rights to Adequate Nutrition states that:  “Inadequate nutrition early in life can cause irreparable damage… Read more »