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What is research?

The word “research” comes from the French word recherche, meaning to search. It uses a very strict set of method (scientific investigation, also called the scientific method”) to understand nature, and how it works.

Health Benefits of Organic Food for Children

We often hear that organic, and especially certified organic food is healthier for children, but what are the actual benefits? Overall, the growing, sourcing and handling practices that are used in producing organic fruit, vegetables, dairy and meats are aimed at providing products that are cleaner and closer to the way they were grown before mass (conventional) farming became routine.

Bone problems in infants and children

Bones provide the frame for the growing body and while it is a solid structure, it is a living system that removes old bone and replaces it with new bone. Bones grow in size and increase their density during this period because more bone mineral is being deposited than removed.

Savoury Muffins

Savoury muffins are not only a great way to use leftover meat and veggies, but they are adored by little ones! They are a delicious and healthy finger-food and perfect for lunchboxes.

Icypole Recipe

Recipe time! Homemade Icypoles using Little Étoile Organic Summer is only one week away and your little one will love this healthy cool treat on a warm day. Plus they are great for teething. Heathy & Yummy.

Christmas Cookies

Recipe time! Baby Christmas Cookies. Soft, no added sugar, made only with healthy ingredients. Perfect for babies and toddlers! Have fun decorating them

Micronutrients to help babies increase height

Height is determined by length of the long bones and skeleton. Arms and legs have special areas across them (below the knees and wrists) called “growth plates” made from flexible cartilage. The cartilage is turned into hard bone in these areas by bone cells, called bone matrix. Matrix itself is made of a material called “hydroxyapatite” and it is like a chalky ceramic. Matrix is added a layer at a time onto the end of the plates, gradually making the bone longer.