Healthy Habits Happy Homes Podcast
|By the age of five or six, your kids will form eating, exercise and sleep habits that can last a lifetime. The Guelph Family Health Study is testing new ways for kids to learn healthy habits early – habits that can significantly lower a child’s risk for disease now and in the future. Our podcast, Healthy Habits, Happy Homes provides evidence-based advice, tips, tools, and interviews with experts to help your family develop healthy home routines!|
This week’s episode features Dr. Kathryn Walton, a dietitian and researcher from SickKids Hospital. Kathryn was also the host of the last season of Healthy Habits, Happy Homes. Kathryn shares tips for incorporating snacks in healthy ways and choosing the best snacks for your family!
This week our hosts are joined by Jess Vanderweir, founder of the online community Our Mama Village and a therapist who specializes in postpartum depression. In this week’s episode we’ll learn about managing everyday family stress, as well as recognizing when you may need some expert help.
In this week’s episode, co-hosts Lisa and Tory discuss myths surrounding dairy with expert guests Dr. Gen Newton and Dr. Andrea Buchholz. The two researchers share evidence on benefits of dairy consumption, what makes a good dairy alternative, and what the recent changes to Canada’s Food Guide could mean for dairy consumption trends.
In this week’s episode we’re talking about seafood and increasing Omega-3’s in young kids. Jessie shares her research on Omega-3’s and how to encourage kids (and their parents) to try eating them more!
In this episode we use a new format to explore the connection of gender and health. Our expert guest, Julia Gruson-Wood, shares her perspective on how these two concepts are related and how they can impact your family.
In this week’s episode our hosts discuss plant-based eating with Registered Dietitian, Nicole Osinga. Nicole shares her perspective on plant-based eating and easy ways to switch family meals to include more plants.
In this week’s episode, we interview Dr. Milhausen from the University of Guelph. Robin and our hosts discuss ways to protect your relationship with your partner and create time for each other when life with young children is busy.
This week’s episode debuts a new co-host to interview Nurse Practitioner Rae Delafranier. We talk with Rae about surviving the winter and ways to keep families healthy during flu season.
In the first episode of Season 2, we learn more about new co-hosts Lisa and Angela. The two Registered Dietitians working for the Guelph Family Health Study share tips for being okay with a less than “picture perfect” daily routine and how you and your family can embrace the imperfection.
In the last episode of Season 1, Kathryn and Elie talk with Dr. Tirtha Dhar from the University of Guelph. Dr. Dhar talks about marketing to children and how parents can avoid marketing tricks to make bringing healthy food into the home easier.
On this weeks episode, we share tips for maintaining health around Halloween. Dr. Jess Haines from the Guelph Family Health Study, shares tips for limiting treat intake in kids and why we should care about the amount of sugar we eat!
In this week’s episode, listen to Lottie Aldarwish, author of “Little Cookery: Teaching young kids to cook”, share about her experience teaching young kids to cook. This episode will give you advice on how to teach your kids to enjoy cooking as a family!
In this week’s episode, Kathryn & Elie chat with Dr. Justine Tishinsky from the University of Guelph and Dr. Jean-Phillipe Chaput from the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) about the importance of getting to bed and sleeping! Listen to hear about the newest sleep research and helpful tips for sleeping better!
This week’s episode features an interview with Dr. Emma Allen Vercoe from the Guelph Family Health Study. Emma tells Kathryn and Elie about the importance of the bugs in your gut and how to keep them healthy!
This week’s episode is all about heading back to school and getting back into routines. Kathryn and Elie talk routines and healthy snacks, and members of the Guelph Family Health Study share tips on getting kids ready for back to school!
In this week’s episode we discuss ways to reduce screen time with Lisa Tang. As a busy mom of three, Lisa shares her tried and tested methods for limiting family screen time!
In this week’s episode Kathryn and Elie talk food waste with Dr. Mike Von Massow. Learn how your family can save money on groceries by wasting less food each week!
Episode 3: Eating Local with Dan Tukendorf from the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association
In this episode Dan Tukendorf explains what eating local really means and how families get can the most out of eating local.
This week’s episode features an interview with Becky Breau, a PhD student with the Guelph Family Health Study. Becky provides us with tips to get the whole family active and ways to incorporate movement throughout the day!
Our first episode is all about the importance of family routines and features an interview with Dr. Jess Haines. Dr. Haines is the Associate Director of the Guelph Family Health Study and a professor in the Department of Family Relations & Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph. In this episode she shares practical tips from the research and her own experiences as a mom of two!