Author Archives: Carolyn Hay, Registered Dietitian

About Carolyn Hay, Registered Dietitian

Carolyn Hay is a Registered Dietitian, with over 8 years of experience working in Paediatrics at community hospitals including Lakeridge Health Oshawa and Toronto East General. At Toronto East General Hospital, Carolyn has worked in the Neonatal Intensive Care unit, and the Paediatric inpatient and outpatient clinics. Carolyn has a passion for childhood wellness and strives to teach both parents, children and clinicians ways to optimize nutrition and health. Her patient population includes: premature infants, failure to thrive, obesity, eating disorders, food refusals, and behavioural issues around eating.

Canada’s New and Improved Food Guide

Back in January, Canada’s food guide was updated. Previously we thought of the food guide as a rainbow or pyramid. It told us how much of each food group we were supposed to eat, but it was pretty confusing to…

Making Healthy Eating Choices: A Family Approach

With so much talk about childhood obesity, it’s always mind boggling how we continue to see so many kids (and adults) spending their days watching video games and eating fast food. But is this really the type of child that…