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When your child wants to eat everything in sight

Parents know childhood obesity is on the rise. But what do you do if your kid’s appetite is impossible to satisfy?

Kids portion sizes for dinner

We explain how much food a child should be given and should be expected to eat at mealtime.

Kids portion sizes for lunch

We explain how much food a child should be given and should be expected to eat at lunchtime.

International Food

It’s never too early to introduce your kids to international foods. Whet their appetites for culinary adventures. There’s a misconception that young kids don’t like strongly flavoured foods, but as long as a dish is not too spicy, there’s a whole world of cuisine waiting to be experienced. Another myth...

Helping your preschooler to get enough vitamins and minerals

A quick look at any kids’ menu at your local family restaurant reveals the usual suspects: pizza, grilled cheese sandwich, pasta, breaded chicken fingers or nuggets (just what part of the chicken do those come from?), all with a side order of fries. “We have to learn to be at...

Getting Kids Hooked on Fish

Getting kids hooked on fish can be tricky, but with these recipes, they’re sure to take the bait When it comes to power food, fish hits the mother lode: white fish are very low in fat and calories and an excellent source of protein; oilier fish are full of omega-3...

Is your child’s weight grading your parenting?

Does your child's weight reflect poorly on your parenting skills?

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