As a mom dietitian I’m a huge advocate for teaching children to cook, involving them in meal planning and grocery shopping. Although you may not want another gadget, kitchen gadgets like pasta makers are great to get kids involved!
Get the facts on 8 common questions about sugar from a Registered Dietitian Read on to explore the science of sugar, how much is OK to eat and some of the most asked questions related to this somewhat sticky topic. Confused about sugar? You are not alone. In our nutrition counselling practice, our team of […]
How to Manage Halloween Candy with Your Kids For many kids, Halloween is one of the favorite occasions of the year. Parents and caregivers want to see their kids have fun, yet at the same time respect health. With Halloween just around the corner, here are some strategies on managing Halloween candy with your kids […]
Our favourite things – cooking competitions As my children get older, I want them to continue to grow and learn new skills. Especially in the kitchen! One thing we have done as a family since my now-teens were smaller was to watch cooking competition shows on tv together. This has inspired some fun cooking and […]
Top lessons learned from a dietitian momma We are excited to share this blog post from the newest member of the Health Stand Nutrition team, Lindsay Rieger, RD. Her full biography can be found here: Lindsay Reiger bio Lindsay’s energetic personality, encouraging temperament and small town charm won’t expect you to be perfect. Instead she […]