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Tips to feeding your kids fruits and veggies

We know how much kids are supposed to get each day, but in many cases, it's easier said than done.

How do you know you don’t like it if you’ve never tried it?

I cringe whenever that phrase sneaks out of my mouth because I’m caught in that awkward life phase where I still remember being a kid perplexed at the dumb things my parents said but I’ve also become a mother exasperated at the stubborn, faulty and maddening logic of a picky eater.
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Tips to get your child to eat more vegetables

Janice Biehn, editor of ParentsCanada magazine, talks about tips to get your child to eat more vegetables.

Keep healthy snacks within reach

Janice Biehn, editor of ParentsCanada magazine, talks suggest how to make healthy snacks available for your child.

Ask a dietitian: Is variety in children’s diets important?

Are their nutritional needs are being met?

Nutrition: Omega3s are the fat that’s good for your family

Why some fats are essential to your child’s diet.

Ask Dr Marla: Should I be concerned about treats at school?

It seems like every day my son reports that he had cupcakes or donuts at school for someone’s birthday. I’m concerned he’s getting too much junk food. Should I be?

My daily song and dance: Getting children to eat during mealtimes

If parents model good behaviour of sitting down and eating meals, your children will follow.

Tips for taming the ravenous eater

It's better for your child's health that they don't gobble down their food. Here are some tips to get them to slow down during meal time.

Healthy Foods for Growing Children: Feeding Your Preschooler (2 to 5 Years)

Using Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating for the whole family makes sense because children adapt the same eating patterns as their families. The Food Guide gives a lower and higher number of servings for each food group. This makes the Food  Guide flexible for use for family members with different...

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