What nutrients are important for my child with ADHD?

In this second part of the two-part blog series on ADHD and nutrition, we will focus on nutrients, diets, foods, and how they may or not play a part in your child’s diagnosis of ADHD. Nutrients of concern in children with ADHD Research shows that kids with ADHD may...

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ADHD and Nutrition

This two part series on ADHD was written by Ashley Turner, a dietetic intern at Calgary Family Nutrition. If your child has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) you might be overwhelmed and bombarded with information about what you...

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I am worried about my child’s weight.

This article was written by one of our volunteers, Larissa Stanley. 8-year-old Ava loves to eat and will often eat more than her father at meals! Her father is worried. He struggled with his own weight his whole life and doesn’t want the same for his daughter.  What...

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Help! My child won’t eat her dinner.

This post was written by one of our volunteers, Larissa Stanley. 10-month-old Ella’s parents had spent the last hour making supper. They had previously decided that supper would be served at 6pm every night and they were sitting down right on time. Ella’s high chair...

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Iron for your growing child

Iron for your growing child

You might have heard from your public health nurse that you should start introducing solids, specifically iron rich foods, to your baby. I’m sure you’ve heard of iron before and know it is important. This blog will answer your questions about iron, why it’s important...

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