Archive for 'Nutrition'

Iron in Children’s Diets

Iron in Children’s Diets

Why is iron so important for our kids health? Iron in Children’s Diets When children don’t have enough healthy red blood cells, they can become anemic. Usually this is due to iron deficiency, and believe it [...]

How to Shop for Healthy Food

How to Shop for Healthy Food

A few simple tips on how to shop for the healthiest foods for your family. Healthy Food When it comes down to it, choosing the healthiest foods for your family isn’t all that difficult. According to [...]

Hiding Vegetables in Meals Helps Fight Obesity

Hiding Vegetables in Meals Helps Fight Obesity

According to researchers at Pennsylvania State University, preschool children consumed nearly twice as many vegetables and reduced their caloric intake by 11% when vegetables were hidden in their favourite foods. With childhood obesity rates on the [...]

The Dangers of Food Poisoning in Children

The Dangers of Food Poisoning in Children

What you need to know about food poisoning. Food Poisoning Every year in North America, there are millions of cases of food poisoning. Food borne illness can be serious particularly in the elderly, those with chronic [...]

Are Some Junk Foods Okay for Children?

Are Some Junk Foods Okay for Children?

Saying an absolute “no” to ice cream, cookies and chips may be doing your child more harm than good.  As our children grow we have less say over all areas of their life including their nutrition. [...]

Overweight Children and Obesity

Overweight Children and Obesity

More and more we’re hearing about how the obesity rate in children is increasing. Many experts say that today’s sedentary lifestyle is the culprit. With children spending more time plugged into television and computers, and less [...]

Whining and Dining

Whining and Dining

Part cookbook, part parenting manual, Whining and Dining – from two food lovers who are also mums of picky eaters – will bring sanity to every family’s table. Your kids are happily sitting at the table. [...]

Body Intelligence

Body Intelligence

Finally ready to jump off the diet merry-go-round? Fed up with risking your health on diet pills and supplements that don’t deliver on their promises? Ashamed about your weight and guilty about every bite you eat? [...]

Raising Happy, Healthy Weight-Wise Kids

Raising Happy, Healthy Weight-Wise Kids

Raising Happy, Healthy Weight-Wise Kids will help you guide kids toward a healthy body weight and a positive body image – from infancy through the turbulent teens. By tackling the good, bad and just plain ugly [...]