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Can babies eat eggs?

Oct 1, 2012

Feeding babies just got a little easier. New infant feeding guidelines released from Health Canada, list whole eggs (yes, that’s the white and the yolk) as first foods for babies 6 months of age, prov…

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Protein options for nut-free lunches

Sep 18, 2012

A friend from the US who recently moved to Canada was surprised  to find out about our nut-free policy at schools. I was equally surprised to find out that where she taught in the US, the kids with al…

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Healthy school lunch ideas for a nut-free environm ...

Sep 7, 2012

  A friend from the US who recently moved to Canada was surprised to find out about our nut-free policy at schools. I was equally shocked to find out that where she taught in the US, the kids with all…

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6 Mostly Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas

Aug 23, 2012

Lazy, slow summer days when breakfast is more often brunch is enough to give anyone the back to school routine jitters. However, showing our kids that no matter how busy life gets we still make time t…

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Teach Kids to Cook this Summer With These Easy Rec ...

Aug 20, 2012

Need ideas to keep busy these last few weeks of summer? After paying for camps and a summer holiday you may be looking for fun, free things to do. Why not use some of those lazy days to plan, shop and…

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Eggs and heart disease and how they relate to each ...

Aug 15, 2012

If there is one thing that has become clear to me in 20 years of being a dietitian it is this: it’s our dietary patterns or what we eat (and drink) day in and day out that really matters.  No single f…

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3 go-to quick meal ideas for lazy summer days

Aug 9, 2012

One way I’ve kept the kitchen cool this summer is to cook with eggs. I can make quick, healthy meals everyone can enjoy like these 3 easy ideas: “Breakfast” for dinner. French toast topped with fresh…

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Skipping breakfast, why it's a bad idea

Jun 20, 2012

Sometimes we need a little nudge like this study to find ways around our typical excuses for skipping breakfast. Turns out it’s men aged 19-30 who are the least likely to eat breakfast with about 1 in…

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What's for breakfast: the protein comparison

Jun 19, 2012

Eat some protein at each meal. That’s pretty standard nutrition advice these days. The main reason being protein helps us to feel full, longer.  Given that, I thought it would be interesting to compar…

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