Childhood Nutrition

The Beginner's Guide To Packing Nut-Free Lunches

Desiree Nielsen BSc RD | Posted 09.20.2016 | Canada Parents
Desiree Nielsen BSc RD

If you are new to packing nut free lunches, it can be a challenge. PB & J is one of the most reliable kid foods in existence; what do you do when your star player has been benched? As a vegetarian mom, it took me a while to wrap my head around packing a nutrient-dense lunch without the nuts. With a bit of planning, however, you can find great foods that your kids love to eat.

5 Fun Nutrition Facts You May Not Know

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 05.27.2016 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

Ditch the "drink as much water as possible when exercising" and "always drink eight to 10 cups of water during daily life" mentality! Fitness professionals used to be told to advise everyone to drink as much as possible when working out, and to always drink a minimum of eight to 10 glasses of water per day. Turns out, neither guideline is ideal.

6 Tips To Start Your Kids Off Eating Right

Abby Langer | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Living
Abby Langer

If the only veggies that you serve to your kids are hidden, then you're teaching them that one only needs to eat mac and cheese and chocolate cake.

Will My Kid Be Mocked For Eating Wholesome Food?

Shannon Kadlovski | Posted 08.10.2014 | Canada Living
Shannon Kadlovski

With each passing month that Scarlett continues to grow, the inevitable transition to solid foods continues to creep up on me. As a mother, I cannot wait for that milestone, as it means that my daughter is a healthy, growing child, but it also means a long future filled with having to be "THAT MOM." Let me explain.

Making a Difference One Mom at a Time

Marion Roche | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada
Marion Roche

The first week in February in Canada was International Development Week, which explores and celebrates how Canada and Canadians are contributing to bu...