Many toddlers and their caregivers struggle with periods of picky eating, and my brother and two-year-old niece are no exception. By the time meals and snacks are over, both are often frustrated. But what can you do if your toddler isn’t eating the meals and snacks you prepare? What if they ask for the same foods over and over again and a tantrum ensues if anything different happens? I’ve been asked these questions by many parents, including my brother. Here’s what I’ve told them.+ MORE
I’m turning ‘mumble- mumble’ years old this summer. I eat well and walk, snowshoe and hike regularly, but I’ve lost some muscle over the last few years. My goal is to get stronger, so I decided to look into the research to see what helps build muscle.
There has been a lot of attention on the health benefits of raw food diets lately. Raw food diets are those made up of mostly vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds that are eaten fresh or prepared with little cooking.
Promoters of raw food diets claim that cooking destroys important nutrients found in these foods, which lowers their health benefits. Raw foods can be part of a healthy and well-balanced diet, but do these claims really stand up when it comes to cooking vegetables?
April 3, 2018 | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:
A few weeks ago, I read an article in my local paper about a student food drive that donated over 100kg of food to the food bank. It was a great reminder that food bank donations are needed and welcome twelve months a year. Last year, over 100,000 people in BC accessed food banks, and almost a third were children.+ MORE