Our Favourite Things – U-Pick Farms Even though my family grows a small garden in our yard each year, we love making a trip to a U-pick farm for berries. (Many farms also offer vegetables to pick for yourself if you don’t have room to grow them in your yard.) Not only is this great […]
Debating the role of parents and schools for healthy habits for kids Watch my interview with parenting expert Judy Arnall on CTV Alberta Primetime about the recent decision by some schools to ban junk food and check what kids have in their lunch bags.
By Andrea Holwegner, Health Stand Nutrition Consulting Inc. – for CBC.ca It’s that time of year again where everyone is hitting the grocery store looking for fun ideas for lunches to beat the brown bag blahs. With the latest outbreak of listeriosis from deli meats in August 2008 many parents are now even more challenged […]
There has been a lot of attention recently to the increasing numbers of overweight children in our community. You may be worried that your child is overweight, or a doctor or teacher may have mentioned this to you. Click here to read more about The Overweight Child : A Family Approach (Sports Dietitians Australia)
Sport participation poses a double challenge to feeding your kids well: They require more food, and arguably more nutritious food than the average child. They are rarely at home for meals. Click here for more about Sports Nutrition for Parents of Young Athletes (Med Sport BC)