March is Healthy Eating Month

CCRCE News: 
Monday, March 5, 2018

Foster healthy eating habits in children by teaching them to shop and cook. Nutrition Month 2018 features the potential of food to fuel, discover, prevent, heal and bring us together -- with the help of dietitians.


Starting from a young age, inspiring children to shop, cook and prepare food can set them up for a lifetime of healthy eating. A great way to teach children about food is to let them shop and cook with you. Yet, a recent Ipsos survey found that 38 per cent of parents rarely or never let their child prepare a meal or snack – it’s a missed opportunity, but it can be easily fixed! This Nutrition Month, dietitians want to remind you of the power of discovering food with your children.

For more on Healthy Eating, download the 2018 Nutrition Month Fact Sheet!