Nutritional Essentials

Welcome to HAPPi Nutrition Essentials

Navigating nutrition with toddlers can be challenging. Join Melanie McGrice as she helps you take the stress out of feeding your little ones. Melanie is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian who specialises in fertility, pregnancy and infants in a period known as the first thousand days of life. This first thousand days from conception until the age of three is where genetic programming takes place to give your little one the building blocks for a healthy future.

Dairy as Part of a Toddler’s Diet

Could dairy products hold the key to children getting a good night’s sleep? Join Dietitian Melanie McGrice as she explains the benefits of milk and dairy products and why it forms an important part of a young child’s diet.  

Guiding Your Fussy Eater

Do you have a fussy eater on your hand’s? Join Dietitian Melanie McGrice as she teaches parents her top tips and tricks to navigate fussy eating phases.

Healthy Eating During Breastfeeding

Is there a special breastfeeding diet? Join Dietitian Melanie McGrice as she guides new mums’ with fuss free meal ideas and easy nutrition tips.

How to raise a Veggie lover!

When it comes to children’s nutrition,  did you know one of the most common questions asked is “how can I get my child to eat more veggies?” Join Dietitian Melanie McGrice as she shares what she has learnt about this from both the research and personal experience.

Do toddler’s really need supplements?

Are supplements for toddler’s necessary or can they do more harm than good? Join Dietitian Melanie McGrice as she explains why food is nearly always a better choice when it comes down to choosing between supplements or food.

The link between nutrition and sleep

When it comes to children’s nutrition,  did you Did you know sleep for toddlers is not just a time to feel rested, its also a state of intense brain development! Join Dietitian Melanie McGrice as she explains how the right food choices can support your little one to get a good nights rest.

Tips to optimise your toddlers eating times

An eating routine can make a big difference to the health and wellbeing of you and your little one. Join Dietitian Melanie McGrice as she discusses the benefits of mealtime routines and provides practical, fuss free tips and tricks.