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Entries for April 2016

Do we know what we are eating?

I've been saying for years that we simply don't know what we are eating anymore and this is just another example! "The company behind Dolmio and Uncle Ben's sauces says some products should only be consumed once a week due to high salt, sugar or fat content. Mars Food said it would distinguish between "everyday" and "occasional" items on packs and website. The company said some foods were higher in salt, sugar or fat to maintain the "authentic" taste of products. The National Obesity Forum described the move as "hugely unusual" but "very ...

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6 good manners you should teach your children

6 good manners you should teach your children
Great article here from Mumfidential about teaching your children manners.  It will always be useful to them in future life. 1. Always say please and thank you 2. Wait your turn, be it in a queue (a British strength) or before you speak or take something offered. 3. Share what you have 4. Make eye contact when speaking to someone (something many young children find difficult) 5.  Respond when spoken to 6. Speak politely, using appropriate rather than offensive language. And strike up conversation rat...

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