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  • Lay the foundation for an active life

    Lay the foundation for an active life

    In today’s society, participation in physical activity isn’t very high on the daily list of priorities, even though we all know the amazing benefits of heart-pumping activity like increased fitness, reduced risk of chronic disease, and improved mental health and well-being.


  • Time to sound the alarm (clock) on kids’ inactivity

    Time to sound the alarm (clock) on kids’ inactivity

    If you think kids can get a little exercise and then slack off in front of screens until the wee hours, you’re in for a rude awakening.


  • Ask a Dietitian: Are fibre-rich foods as important for kids as they are for adults?

    Ask a Dietitian: Are fibre-rich foods as important for kids as they are for adults?

    Including fibre may not only affect children’s health during childhood but it may help to prevent disease later in life.


  • Make Healthy Me Week a catalyst for change in your home

    Make Healthy Me Week a catalyst for change in your home

    A new survey of more than 1,500 ParentsCanada readers shows that almost three-quarters consider themselves role models for healthy living for their children. But many face challenges such as cost and lack of time when it comes to being active, eating well and managing a healthy lifestyle.


  • Balance your meals better with more fibre

    Balance your meals better with more fibre

    As a typical, busy parent, you’re on the go much of the time, shuttling kids from one activity to the next, taking care of errands, working and – if you’re lucky – playing, too. In all this hustle and bustle, your diet can suffer. And one of the first nutrients to feel the brunt is fibre.


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