Nutrition Workshops

Nutrition Workshops

Upcoming Nutrition Workshops

All workshops are led by Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD, dietitian Victoria BC and Vancouver BC.

Introducing Solids, Picky Kids, and Teen Nutrition Workshops

Picky Eating Solutions (2 – 5 years)

Trying to get toddlers or preschoolers to eat new foods? Worried that your 2-5 year old isn’t getting the nutrition they need? Child-Feeding Expert Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD will share picky eating solutions that actually work (without being forceful or sneaky). Also, discover what common strategies inadvertently undermine kids’ well-being. Wednesday September 27th, 6:30-8:30pm. $35.  Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre. Kitsilano Neighbourhood House, Vancouver, BC. Register HERE 

Introducing Solid Foods (4 – 6 months)

This is Baby Food 101. We’ll cover what age to start food, the best foods to start with, purees or baby led weaning (finger foods) – which is best, choking and gagging, preventing food allergies. Wednesday November 1st, 12noon-2pm. South Community Birth Program, Vancouver, BC. Drop-in.  

Delicious, Healthy Eating on a Budget (Teens)

Cut through the nutrition confusion. Find out what to eat to be healthy. How to do it on a budget. And, practical ways to fit healthy eating in your life – whether you’re the next top chef, or a beginner in the kitchen. November 1st, 5:00-7:00pm. Private workshop for Aunt Leah’s Place clients, New Westminster, BC.

Nutrition Workshops for Adults 

**NEW** Monthly Workshops at Vital Health Pharmacy! 1825 Fort St, Victoria. BC. $10. Register here (choose the last item on the page): http://kristenyarker.com/blog/purchase

  • Thursday September 21st, 5:30-6:30: What is a Heart Healthy Diet? Do you have high cholesterol? High blood pressure? Kristen will share what to eat to minimize your medications. Including, what fats are the best.
  • Thursday October 19th, 5:30-6:30: Eating for Steady Blood Sugar.
    Whether you have Type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes, or diabetes runs in your family,
    get Kristen’s top tips for eating to have stable blood sugar.
    Also included: how to fit in your favourite foods (no you don’t have to give them up).

3 Truths and 3 Steps for Healthy Eating

In this lunch and learn session, Kristen will cut through the nutrition confusion to share practical ways to eat well. No matter where your work day takes you. Or, how crazy your schedule is. September 13th, 12noon-1pm. Private workshop for staff of Proline Management Ltd, Victoria, BC. 

Want to gather a group and hire me? Give me a call – I’d LOVE to hear from you: (Vancouver BC/Lower Mainland) 604-506-0399, (Victoria BC/ South Island) 250-532-0609.

Questions? Contact Kristen Yarker, Dietitian, Victoria BC and Vancouver BC


Book a Nutrition Workshop

Looking for a knowledgeable, engaging speaker on nutrition? Kristen offers workshops, seminars, and presentations for groups large and small! Perfect for workplace wellness programs, women’s groups, parents, and early childcare educators. Choose from a number of 1- and 2-hour, interactive workshops combining tried and tested, practical strategies with up-to-date evidence on nutrition. Or, have Kristen create a customized workshop for your group. Contact Kristen today to Book a Nutrition Workshop in Victoria BC, Vancouver BC, or elsewhere in our beautiful province.

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