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Some nurseries have been left without their free milk entitlement after a leading supplier stopped milk deliveries, because health chiefs allegedly found apparent discrepancies in its claims.
Large numbers of pupils in London are starting the day without breakfast, a survey claims.
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has called for vitamin D supplements to be made more widely available to children.
Unite the union is calling for money to be redirected from the National Child Measurement Programme into creating school nursing posts to combat childhood obesity, as the latest figures show a rise in the number of school children overweight or obese.
The Infant and Toddler Forum has launched new resources for parents with practical advice on what to feed their children and how to keep them active over the Christmas period.
Some sugars are more harmful than others. Nicole Weinstein offers a guide to the different kinds and how to limit children's intake.
Young children who go to nursery on a regular basis are 65 per cent more likely to be overweight or obese compared to those cared for by their parents, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Montreal.
Providing children with the highest quality, locally sourced food and educating them about where it comes from are the main aims of this year's winner of the Nursery World food award. Nicole Weinstein reports.
All good early years settings know the importance of a healthy, balanced diet for under-fives, but standards vary. Annie Seeley and Jane Harrison provide top-line tips to holistic food provision.
With so many variables affecting children's appetites, setting portion sizes for mealtimes can be a challenge. Nicole Weinstein considers the guidance.