Fascinating, fun food facts!

I have always been interested in learning about foods, including the history of how they have been used and produced over the years. This includes both whole foods and ready-made foods. I previously worked in the quality control and research and development laboratory of a baked goods factory before I decided to pursue dietetics. My time …

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Sparking Kids Interest in Food and Nutrition – Part 3

In my last two blogs, I provided seven of the twelve fun ways to further engage my child’s interest in food and nutrition. Part 1 - https://tanyabrownrd.wordpress.com/2021/05/26/sparking-kids-interest-in-food-and-nutrition-part-1 Part 2- https://tanyabrownrd.wordpress.com/2021/07/22/sparking-kids-interest-in-food-and-nutrition-part-2/.  In today’s post, I will discuss the next three ideas. #8 – Play restaurant Playing restaurant can be a great way to engage children of …

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Sparking Kids Interest in Food and Nutrition – Part 2

In the first post in this series (Sparking kids interest in food and nutrition - Part 1), I provided three fun ways to engage my child’s interest in food and nutrition https://tanyabrownrd.wordpress.com/2021/05/26/sparking-kids-interest-in-food-and-nutrition-part-1/.  In today’s post, I will discuss the next four ideas. #4 – Visit a farmers market or farm  Check to see if there …

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Sparking kids interest in food and nutrition – Part 1

Being home with my family all day during a COVID-19 lockdown has required a lot of creativity to keep us all busy.  This has provided us with the opportunity to come up with fun new ways to further engage my child’s interest in food and nutrition.  I thought I would share some of these ideas …

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