Read my interview with Lisa Kadane, Calgary Herald: What’s on the menu at day care? Health Tips . Most parents ask questions about the quality of care when researching day care or after-school programs for their kids, but who remembers to ask questions about the food? It’s an equally important component of care that shouldn’t […]
Click here for some tips on including the whole family with grocery shopping and healthy eating: Cook it up healthy – get the family involved (Dietitians of Canada)
The Canadian Health Measures Survey found that approximately 10 per cent of Canadians have inadequate levels of vitamin D for bone health.
Considering the standards for levels of vitamin D used in this study were set in 1997, and current research suggests we probably need more, it is likely that even more Canadians will be classified as having vitamin D inadequacy in years to come.
The 2004 Canadian Community Health Survey found more than a third of children aged four to nine do not achieve the recommended two daily servings of milk or milk alternatives.
By age 30, more than two-thirds of Canadians do not attain the three daily servings of milk or milk alternatives recommended per day.
How much calcium and vitamin D do I need each day and how do I make sure I am getting enough?
Listen to my August 17, 2011 interview on the safety of energy drinks for kids with Angela Kokott, Host Calgary Today QR77 Radio: 3 Part Interview: QR77radio – Aug 17.2011 energy drinks & kids PART 1 QR77radio – Aug 17.2011 energy drinks & kids PART 2 QR77radio – Aug 17.2011 energy drinks & kids PART 2 […]
See my quotes in a recent Calgary Herald article on lunch ideas for children ages 13-19 years old. http://tinyurl.com/44pngba