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Tag: Kids

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Hockey Mom Tip: How to Make an Off-Season Nutrition Program

Not everyone has an off-season from hockey. Hockey takes over some people’s lives year round.

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TOP 10: Easy Weeknight Meals

14 December, 2016 No Comments

How many of us have made the excuse that it’s just too difficult to cook every day? With work, kids, school, friends, family, and everything else pulling us in different directions, it’s easy to see why. But, eating better always involves a bit more cooking, since we can control the quality and quantity of our […]

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TOP 10: Easy, Simple, and Fun Big Family Recipes

31 August, 2016 No Comments

A big family usually means chaos. There are so many schedules to balance and fires to be put out. We think that the at the very least, you should be able to sit at home for a nice, quick and delicious dinner. So we’ve put together our top ten recommended big family recipes. After all, […]

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How to Prepare for Hockey Camp

The problem with summer camps or pre-season tryout hockey camps is that they are usually a shock to your body.  The gruelling on-ice and off-ice sessions will deplete your energy stores often much more than you have been used to.  If your body is not prepared for the shock, you may feel more tired and […]

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Gluten-Free Casein-free Diet and Autism

26 April, 2016 No Comments

There are many examples of families who have tried removing gluten and casein from their autistic child’s diet. However, results are mixed, as much from a scientific point of view as in practice. In this article, I’ll give a brief overview of autism and then I’ll tell you about the gluten-free casein-free (GFCF) diet and […]

School Children Eating a Healthy Lunch

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Lunches provided in schools around the world reflect the country’s culture and its external influences. For example, it seems that North Americans have a fondness for disposable cups and plates. Moreover, it’s not surprising that in Asian countries, rice is included in all the trays and many countries don’t have dairy products in their menu. […]

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Protect children from childhood obesity: drink water!

16 September, 2014 No Comments

Water is the only drink that is essential. In fact, our children’s bodies contain 60% water, several litres of which are eliminated daily through perspiration and urine primarily. So this elimination needs to be balanced. Eating food (especially fruits and vegetables) is of course one way of introducing water into the body, but the most […]

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Healthy cafeteria options

7 September, 2014 No Comments

Making lunches for your kids helps fuel their bodies and minds at school. But if you know they plan on eating in the cafeteria or getting take-out, it’s a good idea to share these tips to help them choose a healthier lunch.

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5 tips for our little runners

2 September, 2014 No Comments

Running is a sport that’s easily accessible to all. No doubt this is one of the reasons why it’s hugely popular. And many parents have even told me how much they are bonding with their kid(s) since they started running together as a family. Other parents have several questions about children practicing this sport. For […]

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Forget about your cell phone while eating!

Eating is a very important act of socialization in our lives. For example, dining together as a family has many health benefits. Not only is the food on the table often more nutritious than a meal eaten alone, such habits also encourage family bonding.

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Obesity in children

According to WHO (World Health Organization), obesity has doubled worldwide since the 1980s and now affects 35% of adults, and 7% of children. 30% of kids in America are obese as against 27% in Portugal and 15% in France. The governments of the most affected countries are trying implement measures designed to curb this explosion […]

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9 ideas to inspire your little chef

27 July, 2014 No Comments

  Cooking with kids is a great way to connect and spend quality time together as a family while teaching little ones important healthy eating habits. So get cooking with your little chef today!