Archive for 'Nutrition'
How to ensure your family doesn’t come down with food poisoning over the holiday season. Holiday Food Safety There are a lot of gatherings over the holiday season, from office parties, to neighborhood drop-ins. Most of [...]
What to do with your child’s pounds of Halloween candy. Halloween Candy So, all year long you work hard at serving nutritious food to your kids and limiting junk food, only to have your efforts sabotaged [...]
A look at the good, the bad and the ugly of snacks and junk food. Snacks and Junk Food According to recent study just 3% of Canadian kids were considered obese back in 1979. Now that [...]
Sitting down for a family meal provides more than just good nutrition. It can provide real quality time for the entire household. When it comes to our children’s nutrition, we usually think more about what our [...]
Every year children become ill after eating hamburgers and other foods contaminated by bacteria, and over the summer cases of food poisoning soar. However it’s easy to avoid with a little care and a lot of [...]
Boys who drink soda pop, fruit punch, lemonade and other sweetened beverages are at nearly double the risk of being overweight and obese compared to their peers according to research out of the University of Saskatchewan. [...]
Hold the beef. A look at children and vegetarian diets. Vegetarian Diets If your family, or even just one of your children is opting to become a vegetarian, you may feel a little confused and concerned [...]
The connection between family mealtime and preventing obesity. Curbing Obesity The alarm bells have rung; today’s children are becoming increasingly overweight. Our children’s eating habits are leading to a tremendous increase in type 2 diabetes and [...]
If your child has trouble breathing or gets hives after eating, then she may have a life threatening food allergy. In children, particularly young ones, intolerance to certain foods is fairly common. But actual food allergies, [...]
Pretzels, bacon, fries and many other processed foods should be avoided when it comes to feeding our children says The World Health Organization (WHO). For the first time, it has released new daily sodium consumption limits [...]
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