1000 days. Doesn’t sound like an awful lot does it? But the fact is that the first 1000 days of your little one’s life are a uniquely special time that can have a very real influence on how they develop, grow and learn — not just now, but for his or her whole life. Watch … read more >
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GOOD NUTRITION IN THE FIRST 1,000 DAYS offers parents a unique window of opportunity to secure the long term health and development of their baby.
Every parent, throughout the world, wishes their child a healthy, happy and fulfilling life. The key to achieving this lies in providing optimal nutrition during the First 1000 Days.
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The importance of brain development in the First 1,000 Days is reflected in the extent to which the brain uses the energy consumed by infants.
Intakes of Vitamin D are also generally low in Irish toddlers indicating that many toddlers are at risk of missing out on this key nutrient for bone growth. Good dietary sources of vitamin D include eggs and oily fish.