Tag Archives: nutrition

Beware the dreaded, fearsome, blood-curdling…PICKY EATER!!!

It’s a common drill.  Monday: Kid eats chicken and appears to love it.  Tuesday: Kid eats carrots and appears to delight in them.  Wednesday: Kid is all over Swiss cheese and wants it on everything.  Thursday through Sunday: Kid refuses … Continue reading

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Starting Solids – How much should my baby eat?

I found my inner-parenting zen when I started feeding my daughter solids. Believe me, I do not get to experience this feeling often. When we first started to feed her solids, my daughter ate very little if at all. She … Continue reading

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Sports Nutrition

Does this conversation sound familiar to you? “But mom, why can’t we bring in freezies and chips for the end of the game, Sally’s parents did last week?”

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Pregnant? Get the real deal on your meal

Doesn’t it seem that when you are pregnant everyone wants to tell you how to eat, what to eat and everything in-between? As a Registered Dietitian working with the Halton Prenatal Nutrition Program I hear a lot of myths around prenatal nutrition. … Continue reading

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Say Hello to Healthier Eating During the School Day

Many of us spend time and energy making sure that the food and drinks our kids have at home are healthy.  For example, after grocery shopping, I wash and cut up vegetables and fruit to have on hand throughout the … Continue reading

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A Child’s Garden

Did you ever notice when children are outdoors they seem to be interested, happy and comfortable?  Gardening with your child can be a very rewarding experience for both of you.

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