Archive for 'Nutrition'

Preventing Hamburger Disease

Preventing Hamburger Disease

Tips on how to prevent the sometimes deadly ‘hamburger disease’. Hamburger Disease Summertime is barbeque season, but we need to be extra careful, particularly when grilling burgers. Lynn Wilcott with the Food Protection Services at the [...]

Good Food to Go

Good Food to Go

Good Food to Go is the ultimate guide to packing healthy lunch boxes with food that kids will enjoy and parents can feel good about. Back-to-school means back-to-lunch-boxes, and the daily quandary of what to put [...]

The Benefits of Feeding Children Organic Foods

The Benefits of Feeding Children Organic Foods

The foods you feed your children can help them avoid the negative affects of pesticides. Organic Foods Most of us are well aware that pesticides were designed to be toxic. Over 90% of people are routinely [...]

Food Safety During the Summer Months

Food Safety During the Summer Months

Some food safety tips for the long hot days of summer. Summer Food Safety During the summer there are more opportunities for food to become spoiled and lead to food poisoning. It why we need to [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]