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Healthy eatin​​g and allergies​​


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Healthy eatin​​g and allergies​​

Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD) Child, Youth and Family Health services support families to develop lifelong healthy and positive eating habits. Great nutrition starts at pre-conception and healthy eating is essential throughout your child’s life for adequate growth and development.
It can be challenging to find trusted sources of information regarding healthy eating for you and your family. Our Child and Family Health NursesExternal Link can guide and support you as your baby starts family foods and throughout the toddler years and beyond. They provide regular education ses​sionsExternal Link​ on starting family foods, as well as individual appointments when needed.
We encourage families to explore the Healthy Eating Active Living website and the additional r​esource links to learn about healthy eating and getting active.


Healthy eating​​​ active living

Starting children early with good healthy eating habits and an active family lifestyle will encourage a lifetime of healthy habits for the whole family. The NSW Health website Healthy Eating Active LivingExternal Link has great resources like ‘Starting family foods’, ‘Fussy eaters’ and how to ‘Shop smart, shop healthy’.​