Healthy Living Moonee Ponds


Children experience enormous physical, social, psychological and intellectual demands and challenges during their development, where their health plays a vital key role.

Essential Recommendations:

A Healthy Diet with high quality nutrient dense foods sufficient in protein, fats, carbohydrate, vitamins and minerals.

Essential fatty acids are paramount for healthy brain development and function

Drinking adequate amount of clean water

Exercise and healthy activity, sufficient sleep and rest are also important

Avoid processed food additives


Diet and Nutrition

Start with a nutritious breakfast. Not only is your child’s body growing and developing but so is their brain. A poor breakfast has been known to impair learning and concentration. Help your children make a healthy choice.

Encourage your child to eat plenty of vegetables and fruit daily.
They are packed not only with essential nutrients and antioxidants but also fibre that feeds gut bugs for a healthy gut.

Ensure your child eats sufficient protein rich foods. Protein is essential for growth and development. Foods rich in protein also contain very important nutrients vital for health.

The best fluid to drink is fresh pure water. Discourage soft drinks, cordial and fruit juice.

Fish oils are essential fatty acids. They are one of the building blocks of our brain. Encourage your child to eat fish, if not consider a high quality fish supplement.


Fresh air and exercise are important for a healthy body and mind.

Encourage your child to exercise regularly.

Sleep and Rest

During sleep our body and brain are being repaired, regenerated, restored and in children sleep is also required for growth and development. Ensure your child develops a healthy sleep pattern with adequate sleep. Children are often very active and curious, however they also need rest to calm the mind and give their body time to recover.

General Well Being

Extra Diet and Nutritional and Natural supplements

When children are afflicted by common childhood health problems Dietary modification, nutritional and herbal supplements are extremely beneficial.
Supplements can either assist a child make a speedy recovery or manage the health problem.

As Children develop so is their immunity. They frequently get sick and develop colds, sore throats, fevers. There are a number of nutrients and medicinal herbs that can help them fight infections.

Behavioural and developmental issues-ADD, ADHD and AUTISM

Allergies such as asthma, hay fever.

Skin problems-eczema, dermatitis.

Digestive disorders, such as gastro is a very common complaint with children during developing years. Specific strain Probiotics can help them recover quicker. Temporary Dietary modifications may be required with a gastro complaint.

A Healthy Diet and Lifestyle combined with high quality Natural Medicine can assist Children reach their full life potential.