Spring clean your routine

As the evenings get longer, it’s time to dust off those walking shoes, tune-up that bike and get outdoors to enjoy the fresh air. Take the dog out for an evening stroll, rake the winter debris off your lawn or prune your perennials. Encourage your children to get outside with you to get the recommended

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Starting healthy habits for life: 2-5 years

Preschool is an exciting time when kids are curious and love to try new things. This is the perfect time to start your child eating a variety of nutritious foods. Variety will help them get the nutrients they need and provide a source of pleasure as they discover new tastes and textures. Tips and Basics

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Eating Healthy for Mom and Baby

With so much information available on pregnancy, it can become difficult for women to know how to best take care of their health. Often in my personal life I get many questions from expecting mothers on What should I eat? What should I avoid? How can I improve my overall health during pregnancy? Usually my

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Quick tips for cooking @ home

Prepare more meals from scratch with good-for-you ingredients. Healthy eating doesn’t have to be complicated; nutritious convenience foods, such as frozen fruit, ready-to-go salads and pre-chopped vegetables, offer simple shortcuts. Cooking from scratch allows you to control exactly what and how much of an ingredient you include in your family meals. Tips for Cooking @ Home: If

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Best Food Forward: Plan Shop Cook Enjoy!

Welcome to March! It’s Nutrition Month, brought to you by the Dietitians of Canada, of which I am proud to be a member. Did you know that: Two thirds (63 per cent) of Canadians struggle with making healthier food choices in the grocery store at least half the time they shop While many Canadians write grocery lists (67

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Welcome to the new Kids Eat Smart Family Nutrition Blog!

Hi! I’m Kristin Harris and I am a registered dietitian with the Kids Eat Smart Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. I am passionate about healthy eating and living and take pride in supporting access to adequate nutritious food. I do this by providing advice regarding food, diet and nutrition for the over 200 Kids Eat Smart

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