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Raising Resilient Kids, One Bite At A Time. With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN 

The future of health for children

About a month ago I said 'yes' to a terrifying opportunity.

Was I ready to distill my message down to 5 minutes and stand on stage with a mic and lights and all the things in front of 500 of the top health influencers to paint for them my vision of the future of health for children? Ummm.... ok! Sure I was! 

But in truth, massive doubt in my ability to pull it off was...

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Lies I Tell My Kids, And The Ones I Won't... (sorry Kraft)

Have you seen the new #LieLikeAParent advertising campaign from Kraft? Here's what's happening....

Kraft has re-packaged their ranch dressing using a kid friendly, festive look, and called it "frosting". They're rolling it out to parents, asking for us to submit the best lies we tell our kids saying in their press release that, “Innocent lies parents tell their kids help alleviate...

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Canada's New Food Guide... will it help us get healthier?

Ok so it's out... Canada now has new guidelines for healthy eating.

I think Health Canada got a lot of things right this time around, but I also think that now that our new guide is out we need to enter into a different conversation about food and health.

What I like most about Canada's new food guide is...

  • There is more focus on fresh food, variety and colour and less...
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Talking With Friends & Family About Your Food Choices

 

Sometimes friends & family don't get what you're trying to do when you put your child on a modified "special" diet.

Maybe you're taking out gluten, or additives, or sugar or some other food. If your child doesn't have the typical type of reaction - like hives, or itching, or swelling - some folks might think you're crazy, or going to too much trouble, or over-reacting, or...

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