Podcast

  • Episode 49: All About Celiac Disease

    In today’s episode, we have Alyssa Ramuscak, a Registered Dietitian at SickKids Research Institute. Alyssa discusses all about Celiac disease and provides insight on a current health trend- eating a gluten free diet.    Resources Mentioned: AboutKidsHealth Celiac Disease Learning Hub: https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/celiacdisease  Canadian Celiac Disease Association: https://www.celiac.ca SickKids Pediatric Celiac Clinic: https://www.sickkids.ca/en/care-services/clinical-departments/gastroenterology-hepatology-nutrition/ Hamilton Health Science’s Pediatric Celiac Clinic: https://www.hamiltonhealthsciences.ca/healthcare-providers/information-about-pediatrics/pediatric-celiac-diseases-clinic/…

  • Episode 48: Tackling Feeding Challenges

    We are excited to have Dr. Kathryn Walton back on the podcast! Dr. Walton is a Registered Dietitian and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Relations & Applied Nutrition. In this episode, Dr. Walton talks about navigating feeding challenges in children. She provides helpful tips to foster a positive environment, support the development,…

  • Episode 47: Nurturing Food Literacy in Children

    We are excited to have Alicia Martin, a PhD candidate in Geography on our podcast to share her expertise in food literacy. Alicia highlights the importance of food as a vehicle for learning and how food skills contribute to different outcomes. Don’t forget to check out our cookbook for easy-to-follow recipes that are delicious and…

  • Episode 46: The Scoop on Supplements

    For this week’s episode Dr. Dalia El Khoury, an Associate Professor in Applied Nutrition and a Registered Dietitian, joins the podcast to chat all about supplements. In this episode, Dr. El Khoury highlights the importance of professional guidance of supplement use in children and adults to promote health. 

  • Episode 45: How to Support Aging Parents with Nutrition and Health

    For our first episode of the season, we are excited to welcome Brooklyn Seal, a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator who has been closely working with seniors in long-term facilities. In this episode, Brooklyn discusses and shares tips on how parents of young children can help support their own aging parents with nutrition and…

  • Episode 44: Alcohol & Sodium Intake

    This week we are bringing you part 2 of the student interviews from Lisa’s Nutrition Communication course! In this class students had the opportunity to create a podcast on a nutrition topic. Four of the podcasts were chosen to be aired on the Healthy Habits Happy Homes Podcast! Today’s episode will feature two student-led podcasts:…

  • Episode 43: So Sweet! Sugar Intake among Kids and Teens

    This week we are bringing you part 1 of 2 very fun Healthy Habits Happy Homes episodes. Lisa taught a Nutrition and Communication course this past fall and the students had the opportunity to create a podcast on a nutrition topic. Four of the podcasts were chosen to be aired on the Healthy Habits Happy…

  • Episode 42: How to Talk to Kids about Failure with Victoria Fritz

    Joining us on this episode of the Healthy Habits Happy Homes podcast is PhD Candidate, Victoria Fritz. Victoria is studying failure for her PhD and answers our questions on how to manage feelings of failure as a parent, and also strategies for talking to kids after they experience different kinds of failure. We hope you…

  • Episode 41: Our new plant-based proteins cookbook is here! Interview with Katherine Eckert

    To introduce you to the cookbook, we have a great interview with Katherine Eckert on the Healthy Habits Happy Homes podcast. Kat is a PhD Candidate with the GFHS and was involved in the development of the cookbook. Tune in to hear more details about the approach to plant-based foods in the cookbook, some of…

  • Episode 40: Stress Management with Dr. Valerie Hruska

    We’re excited to have Dr. Valerie Hruska joining us on this episode of the Healthy Habits Happy Homes podcast! Valerie was a Masters and PhD student with the GFHS where she researched how stress can affect families. Tune in to hear Valerie’s top tips for managing stress in your family, and how to help kids…