By Calgary Nutritionist and Online Dietitian Andrea Holwegner Parents and caregivers can do so much to help shape the body image of children and how they respect and perceive themselves. Over the years as a Calgary Nutritionist and Online Dietitian and parent myself, here are some of the key messages that are helpful to foster […]
#NutritionMonth Food Fuels Energy, Kids Learning and Preventative Health On the surface, food can look simply as just a source of nutrition. In reality for all Canadian Dietitians food is about nourishment. Food nourishes growth in children, health and physical activity performance. It also nourishes workplace productivity, social fun and family connection. As a Calgary […]
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!
Foster healthy eating habits in children by teaching them to shop and cook Nutrition Month 2018 features the potential of food to fuel, discover, prevent, heal and bring us together — with the help of dietitians. Visit NutritionMonth2018.ca for more information and ideas 5 Tips for Cooking With Kids As a grandparent, […]
I love smoothies not only for their refreshing taste, but also for the amazing amount of nutrition you can pack into a cup. Smoothies are great as a breakfast-to-go or a post-workout recovery option for athletes. They are also a fun and approachable way to get fruits, calcium-rich foods and even veggies into kids and […]