The Role of Carbohydrates

The Role of Carbohydrate | by Kelly Francis | Registered Dietitian   Many people are under the false impression that carbohydrates (carbs) are limited to bread, rice, pasta and potato when in fact we should not view carbs as a … Read More

Whole-Wheat Gingerbread Buttons

Whole-Wheat Gingerbread Buttons By Kelly Francis, Registered Dietitian Ingredients Baking margarine, 125 grams Soft brown sugar, ½ cup Ground ginger, 2 teaspoons Baking soda, 1 teaspoon Mixed spice cinnamon, 1 ½ teaspoons Salt, ¼ teaspoon Molasses, ¼ cup Egg, 1 … Read More

Healthy Menu Matters

Healthy Menu Matters Executing a healthy menu for weeknight family dinners is a challenge made far more doable when the menu is planned in advance. Taking time out every week to plan the family dinner menu not only increases the … Read More

The ABC’s of healthy eating for children

The ABC’s of healthy eating for children The primary goal of healthy eating for school-aged children is to achieve optimal growth while preventing obesity and iron deficiency. The secondary goal is to promote a lifelong healthy relationship with food. Healthy … Read More