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By: Amanda Lapidus, RD, BSc Today we enter week three of Nutrition Month and the theme of this week is to Prioritize Portions. In my work as a private practice dietitian many of my clients are familiar with what portion sizes are but struggle with how to feel satisfied once they’ve completed thos...

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By: Corey Etherington Quality definitely does count. The fresher the ingredients, the better the taste and the more my family eats! But – spending quality time spent with family also counts so I’m working on finding the balance between grocery shopping, working full time, and taking care of a tod...

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The seventh U.S. Democratic Debate was broadcast from Flint, Mich, Sunday night to spotlight the city’s ongoing health emergency. Residents of Flint have been living with a lead-contaminated water supply since 2014 because of a decision to divert the city’s water source to the Flint River in an effo...

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WhereParentsTalk.com is proud to announce our participation in Nutrition Month by tracking one family’s mission to eat healthier meals at home. We will update on their journey every week along with expert feedback on the concrete steps they are taking towards achieving their goal. I cook out of n...

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This March, Dietitians of Canada is inviting Canadians to make small improvements to their daily diet in celebration of Nutrition Month. The theme for the 2016 campaign is Take a 100 Meal Journey, signifying the roughly 100 meals Canadians eat over a 31-day period. WhereParentsTalk.com is proud t...

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Watching American politics has become a spectator sport of late. Billionaire real estate mogul and wannabe ruler-of-the-free-world Donald Trump makes the presidential race virtually impossible to ignore with his provocative proposals to ‘Make America Great Again.” But it's not his platform or pol...

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From online shopping to on-demand video, our lifestyles have evolved drastically over the last couple decades from simple pleasures to instant gratification and handheld convenience. As a new mom, I often find myself wondering how I’ll ever explain life pre-iPhone to my children; it sounds borderlin...

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Teaching a child how to advocate for themselves is one of the most important tools a parent can provide their youth, tween, pre-teen, teen or adult offspring. There is absolutely NO debate here, in my opinion. Understanding why this is integral is also important. Showing them how this is done is ...

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So the media has descended swiftly on the devastated community of La Loche, Saskatchewan, in typical fashion, to recount a horrific tale involving a boy with a gun, a killing spree, reeling families, a shell-shocked community.  All of which equal Canada’s worst school shooting. Why are we the lea...

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Parents access Facebook on their mobile devices 1.3 times more often than their childless counterparts, according to a recent multinational study. Facebook IQ, the social network’s consumer research arm, surveyed more than 8000 parents aged 25 to 65 across eight international markets to gather it...