AUG 31: BACK TO SCHOOL NUTRITION - WHY AVOID THE CEREAL AISLE!
With Jen Wright RHN, NCCP, RECE, Family Nutritionist
Thursday August 31 1:00 NFP Westboro
Thursday August 31 6:30 NFP Kanata
It is such a challenge to find fun, interesting and healthy foods to pack in our children’s lunches for school. Join us for a discussion about the best choices to help your child function and concentrate better in class. We will discuss why packaged foods are not always healthy, nor easier and you will gain some tips to help make your week run smoother. We will also discuss how to “boost” your child’s immune system before meeting all the new germs and friends in their new class!
Join us to Learn:
⦁ Effects that food dyes and sugar have on our children and their ability to learn
⦁ Why children should eat real food
⦁ What do I put in my child’s lunch kit
⦁ How to deal with the “new germs” at the beginning of school
Watch (and taste) while we make some tasty, healthy recipes such as chia pudding, hummus and healthy rice krispie squares!
Jen Wright – Family Nutritionist (She knows the secrets to hiding nutrition in kid’s foods!)
Jen specializes in prenatal and family nutrition. She is passionate about empowering families to achieve optimal health and well-being by using whole foods and positive lifestyle modifications.Jen studied Early Childhood Education at Loyalist College and graduated in 1999. She worked for 13 years in a municipal childcare setting. She continued her experience with children through working with the Children’s Aid Society. In 2014, Jen went back to school to pursue her passion with health and nutrition and graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. When she is not chauffeuring one of her three children to hockey or soccer games she loves to be in the kitchen. She loves to cook without a recipe, create healthy snacks and meals that can be eaten on the go, or just sit and read a brand new cook book. Jen’s calm and friendly manner makes her easy to relate to. With her busy family, she has much experience organizing schedules and helping introduce healthy food choices to families on the go.