Claudia Cater

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Claudia Cater, RD, MS, is a mom of three adult children, a nana of one grandson, and a public health nutritionist with the Eau Claire City-County Health Department and WIC Program.

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Tue. May. 23rd, 2017

Grow Your Own Food and Get the Kids Involved

Claudia Cater

A fun spring and summer activity can be helping your child learn to grow vegetables. Growing vegetables or herbs teaches children that plants, like people, need food and water to grow and stay healthy.

Fri. Mar. 24th, 2017

Putting Your Best Fork Forward

Claudia Cater

March is National Nutrition Month. “Put your Best Fork Forward” is the theme for National Nutrition Month 2017, a reminder ...

Mon. Sep. 19th, 2016

Keeping Halloween Healthy for Trick-Or-Treaters

Claudia Cater, photos by Randy Lee

Halloween is right around the corner. Sixty-eight percent of Americans will celebrate Halloween. In 2015, 41 million children (ages 5-14) went trick-or-treating. Are you a parent who will take your Anna, Elsa, Ninjago Warrior, Spider-Man, or ...

Fri. Jul. 8th, 2016

Knowing What's in Season Is Key to Farmers Market Success

Claudia Cater, photos by Kelsey Smith

Shopping at the local farmers market is a great way to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs! The produce is harvested at the best time for freshness, which improves both the nutritional quality ...

Fri. Jul. 8th, 2016

9 Ways to Deal With a Picky Eater

Claudia Cater

As a registered dietitian and mother of three children, I enjoy working with parents of young children. Parents may struggle to get their children to eat a variety of foods. Picky eating behavior is common for children ...