Articles on Attitude

eating during uncertainty

eating during uncertainty

They say variety is the spice of life, well turns out it’s the key to healthy guts too. Why should we care about our guts? Well strong  research is emerging of the link between our gut health and both our phsyical and mental wellbeing.

food for a good mood: go for 30 plant based foods this week

food for a good mood: go for 30 plant based foods this week

They say variety is the spice of life, well turns out it’s the key to healthy guts too. Why should we care about our guts? Well strong  research is emerging of the link between our gut health and both our phsyical and mental wellbeing.

feeding kids, for French sake!

feeding kids, for French sake!

Kate Wengier from Foost and Marie-France Laval from fussy eating solutions recently sat down over a delicious lunch to discuss food and nutrition. Welcome to their conversation.

talk kindly to yourself, small ears are listening

talk kindly to yourself, small ears are listening

Eating disorders are truly devastating for the social, mental and physical wellbeing of those affected, making their prevention a high priority for healthcare professionals. Yet with so much unrealistic messaging online and on TV, it might feel like our kids are doomed to spend their lives debating how many carrots and celery sticks they can have before the guilt of weight gain sets in. Thankfully the science of psychology teaches us that there is a simple way to address our children’s perception of their own bodies through the language we use. 

Edible Christmas gifts!

Edible Christmas gifts!

The festive season also means a time for festive meals and treats and so, we think – what a great opportunity to combine gift-giving with food, by making some creative and edible treats as gifts!

superfood vs well, just regular food!

superfood vs well, just regular food!

In the past few years, many commonly eaten foods including oats, nuts and seeds, yoghurt or eggs have gone from being called, well, just ‘food,’ to being considered a ‘superfood’ and the change can be leave many people understandably confused about why all of a sudden, regular food now needs to be called something different. Are these foods doing something to our bodies which they weren’t before they were being called ‘superfood?’ or was the term simply created to market these foods more and amp up their price?

top tips to feed a learner eater

top tips to feed a learner eater

Ask a group of parents about their child’s eating habits and many would say they wished their child was a more adventerous eater. And trust me, since Foost’s mission is to make meal and snack times more colourful, we hear these food frustrations a lot! Because of that, we recently discussed whether hiding veggies is a good idea just to get kids to eat them. I know that most parents aren’t just frustrated that they can’t get their kids to eat, they also feel guilty about it. If this all sounds too familiar, I have some good news and bad news. The good news is that it’s not your fault! Some picky eating is just a natural way for children to approach food and we are here to help ease the journey. The bad news is that it won’t happen over night. But we’re here to help with scientifcally proved methods to help kids accept and enjoy new foods and veggies!

why complimenting weight loss hurts more than it helps

why complimenting weight loss hurts more than it helps

Most of our friends are always talking about losing those few kilos.I know most of your Instagram feeds are full of weight loss and fitness success stories (along with an expensive magic pill). It only makes sense that we might congratulate someone for their efforts on such a difficult endeavor. Sadly, it’s not that simple, and it’s not just the PC police who think so! There are some really important reasons why we should find other ways to compliment our loved ones and I’ll show you how

how do I meal plan?

how do I meal plan?

If there is one thing you can start doing today to make your household more organised, to feel more motivated to eat well and to reduce stress of wondering what to cook, it is meal planning. The key to successful meal planning is to make it fit into your current...

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