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Welcome to Family Kitchen, an interactive fun space where you can learn more about nutrition and health for your family. Family Kitchen has experts from different fields that will give scientific based information on a variety of topics from infant nutrition to family meals, emergency health care, dental health, physical activity and fun and interesting ideas around food.

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Spiced-up chickpea and couscous salad
February 2016

By Jess Ferguson Chickpeas, couscous, and tomatoes - 3 of my favorite foods. Add a few other ingredients and you ...

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10 tips for feeding your fussy eater

By Jess Ferguson

We all want the best for our children, and that includes healthy eating habits. But sometimes a child will just refuse to eat part or all of the family meal, or refuse certain foods, which can be frustrating and worrisome. Below are 10 practical tips to help your child develop better eating habits, many of which are based on the ideas presented by Ellyn Satter’s model of division of responsibility in feeding.

1. Be a good role model

Children are more likely to eat healthy foods if they see their parents eating healthy foods. If you, as a parent, do not eat vegetables, neither will your child. The ideal situation for modelling your good eating habits would be around ...

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