Category: Nutrition

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - school lunches

Packing School Lunches Your Child Will Actually Eat

School Lunches Can Be a Big Challenge   School lunches are a big part of your child’s day. The start of the school year can be a...

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Plan What To Cook For Dinner In Advance, and 4 Other Tips For Grocery Shopping Success

Plan What To Cook For Dinner In Advance, and 4 Other Tips For Grocery Shopping Success    Many parents find it challenging to juggle...

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How To Improve Immune System Functioning In Your Kids To Prevent Infection

How To Improve Immune System Functioning In Your Kids To Prevent Infection    The number of children and youth in the United States with...

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Healthy Drinks For Kids – Does Juice Count?

Healthy Drinks For Kids – Does Juice Count?   Parents ask me frequently if juice is a healthy food for toddlers and children?  The...

Dr Dina Kulik Kids Health - Non-Dairy Calcium

10 Best Sources of Non-Dairy Calcium

Getting Enough Calcium Without Dairy We are a dairy free household, which means we need to ensure we are getting enough calcium from other...

Dr Dina Kulik Kids Health Vitamin D

What’s The Big Deal With Vitamin D?

  So What Is Vitamin D Anyway?   Vitamin D is a Fat soluble Vitamin that is not present in many foods. It promotes our...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - picky eating

How To Prevent Picky Eating

How To Prevent Picky Eating   In my kids’ nutrition practice, at least 80% of parents come to see me to address picky eating. This is...

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Food To Avoid When Pregnant – Even That Yummy Cookie Dough!

Food To Avoid When Pregnant – Even That Yummy Cookie Dough!   There’s a Catch 22 in pregnancy that many of us know well –...

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How Sugar Affects Children’s Brains

You Need To Know How Sugar Affects Children’s Brains How sugar affects children’s brains is important to know as sugar is...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - Back To School

Back To School – Healthy Snacks For Toddlers and Kids

Back To School-Healthy Snacks For Toddlers and Kids    With Back to School upon us, and my big kid entering Junior Kindergarten, I want...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - picky eaters

Picky Eating Kids 101

Picky Eating Kids & Strategies   Picky eating kids can be a challenge for parents. My kids are both toddlers and picky eating is...

Shhh! Don’t tell anyone – this smoothie has broccoli AND it tastes good!

Seriously, this Brocoli Smoothie Tastes So Good – Try It! Brocoli smoothie you say? .. Broccoli is not the first food that comes to...

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5 Super Foods for Toddlers

  Super Foods for Toddlers – My Top 5    Why super foods for toddlers? Well, first of all, nothing is more important than your...

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What Do Probiotics Do?

What Do Probiotics Do? …and should I give them to my child?   I’m always asked “What do Probiotics do?” Probiotics...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - Healthy Fats for your Child

Healthy Fats for your Child’s Mind and Body

Healthy Fats Are Key For Your Child’s Development   Healthy fats are a very important part of a child’s diet and should...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - delicious smoothie

Veggies AND Dessert for Breakfast? Try This Delicious Smoothie and Have Both!

This Delicious Smoothie Means Veggies For Breakfast   I usually drink a smoothie for breakfast, and this is one of my favorites to...

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Painful Constipation – Tips & Solutions

  Painful Constipation – What To Do?   Painful constipation is far too common today. I find many kids nowadays eat too much...

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Is Your Child At Risk For High Cholesterol?

Children and High Cholesterol Is Your Child At Risk?   February is American Heart Month – high cholesterol and heart disease...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - caffeine

Hopped Up On Sugar? How About Caffeine?

Hopped Up On Sugar? How About Caffeine?   My kids want to try everything we eat and drink. I think most kids do. My husband drinks black,...

How to Prevent Childhood Diabetes - Dr. Abha Sharma explains that it's not just an adult disease. Here's how to lower your child's risk of developing diabetes. | Nutrition | Health | Diet | DrDina.ca

What is Childhood Diabetes

What you need to know about childhood diabetes: it’s not just an adult disease.   November is Diabetes Awareness Month, which...