It’s no secret that shopping for fruits and vegetables in the frozen aisle can significantly lower your grocery bill. And the frozen stuff is good for you. Read the full article here: https://globalnews.ca/news/3966054/frozen-fresh-vegetables-fruits/
Bonnie Stern is one of Canada’s most popular food personalities. She has studied and taught cooking around the world, authored 12 bestselling cookbooks, hosted three national cooking shows, and appears regularly on various television and radio shows across Canada.
Whether a preschooler has a sweet tooth, is partial to snacks rich in fat, or has an aversion to bitter vegetables like broccoli could be linked to genetics, researchers suggest. Read full article here: http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/sweet-tooth-kids-may-choose-snacks-based-on-genetics-behind-taste-buds-study
If you are a mom who’s struggling to feed a picky eater, it might be time for Dad to intervene.
Elie Chamoun, a PhD Candidate working with the GFHS, was interviewed in french by Radio-Canada host Patricia Sauzede-Bilodeau about the role that fathers play in their children’s dietary intake, physical activity and weight.
Meal-kit companies offer consumers a menu of ready-to-prepare dishes that are typically marketed as easy to make, healthy and delicious. Read the full article: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/12/13/more-canadians-using-meal-kits-to-change-their-cooking-habits_a_23306278/
Researchers at the University of Guelph are looking for hundreds of families with young children to take part in a study that will follow the health of those families for years, or even decades, to come.
According to the Guelph Family Health Study, kids mimic Dad’s eating habits more than Mom’s.
Non-compliance at mealtimes can be stressful for parents. However, research shows that independence at mealtimes is completely appropriate for children as they learn to discriminate based on newly recognized qualities of foods such as taste, texture, presentation and familiarity. Read the full article: https://theconversation.com/is-your-child-a-picky-eater-five-ways-to-fun-and-healthy-mealtimes-88523
For many parents, it’s the haul of gummy worms, licorice, chocolate bars and other high-sugar candies that their kids bring home – not the ghouls and zombies – that is terrifying about Halloween. Read the full article: https://theconversation.com/how-to-avoid-a-halloween-sugar-disaster-86531
Exposure to omega-3 fatty acids during a child’s early years may play a role in reducing breast cancer risk later in life. Read the full article https://theconversation.com/how-fish-may-reduce-your-childs-breast-cancer-risk-89032
Dr. Andrea Buccholz and Joy Mackay of the Guelph Family Health Study have co-authored a blog for “Research Matters,” featuring Joy Mackay’s research on snacking in children.