The Little Cooks Club Blog

Newsletter, September 2014

In this newsletter: Little Cooks Club has launched its new website. We welcome Janica Ehlers to our group of franchisees. Also, online health coaching in South Africa, and an introduction on how to read those ingredients. Plus more…

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Ingredient Reading 101

Are you unsure about what foods are really healthy and what foods are not? You are not alone. Grocers line the shelves with natural, organic, low carb, low fat, gluten free, and many other types of foods – it’s all so confusing.

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The Importance of Nutrition

Do you eat to live or live to eat? “You are what you eat” is more that just a catchy phrase your mother used to get you to eat right. It’s a profound truth. From the Stone Age to the Industrial Age, people have recognized the healthful properties of certain foods.

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What is ADHD?

ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder also known as ADD or Attention Deficit Disorder; these terms will be used interchangeably here. Both ADHD and ADD possess a collection of traits reflecting a child’s inborn, neurologically based temperament.

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Newsletter, August 2014

In this newsletter: We announce the winner of our Amazing Parties competition. We’ve also got the dates and times for the Joburg Frosting and Fondant competition at the Good Food & Wine Show. Giving Back parties for less fortunate children or children’s homes, and a warm welcome to Janica Ehlers. Plus more…

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Solutions for Behaviour

You’ve just received a call. It’s your child’s school and he’s gotten in trouble again for disrupting class. You have the infamous talk, his behaviour mildly improves for a short moment until your phone starts ringing again. Is it really bad behaviour or just bad nutrition?

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Organic vs. Non-Organic

A growing number of consumers, and especially those dealing with chronic illness, are switching to organic food. A key motivation for consumers doing this is a simple belief that it’s better for them. But is it true that there are health benefits to eating organic food?

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Newsletter, June 2014

In this newsletter: We have a new competition for you, the finals of which are to be held at the Good Food & Wine Show, but it’s in Johannesburg only. We’ve also extended our Amazing Parties competition to the end of July, and list the top 10 detox super foods as we reach the final stages of winter. Plus more…

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Reach for a Dream in Cape Town

The Little Cooks Club ladies in Cape Town hosted a day with the Reach for a Dream Foundation. The children had a wonderful day of cooking muffins, making homemade lemonade and then planting fresh vegetables. Many dreams were fulfilled and much fun and laughter was had by all.

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