healthy eating

Nutrition Month

March is Nutrition Month! Healthy eating is about #MoreThanFood – it’s also about family, memories, and emotions. Here are some recommendations around how to eat: Be mindful of your eating habits. Cook more often. Enjoy your food. Eat meals with others. Find a free recipe e-book, articles and more on the Nutrition Month website. Click… Read more

Nutrition Month

March is Nutrition Month! It’s a good time to review what you know and share about healthy eating. This year’s focus is on Unlock the Potential of Food. The Dietitians of Canada, who sponsor Nutrition Month, have developed five fact sheets:: The Potential to Fuel The Potential to Discover The Potential to Prevent The Potential… Read more

“Thank you, Sam-I-Am!”

Today Joel Barohn, a registered dietitian and chef,  is sharing tips for helping children become healthy eaters. Do you remember discovering Sam-I-am and his Green Eggs and Ham?  Reading Dr. Seuss with my parents at bedtime, as I am sure many of you experienced, occurred not once, not twice, but quite often thrice.  Dr. Seuss’… Read more

Early Math and Healthy Eating

Young children use math concepts and skills in everyday activities even before they start school. One of the everyday activities where children can practice early math skills is healthy eating. Here are some things for adults and children to try together: Count fruit such as apples, oranges, bananas Talk about the shape of different foods… Read more

Device Free Dinner

A little Friday fun as we get closer to Family Literacy Week – Many of the benefits of eating together are better if it’s a screen-free meal. Here’s a series of videos with Will Ferrell showing what not to do at the dinner table. For common sense tips and tools for eating together without phones,… Read more