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Time For A Fresh Start: Back To School Nutrition Tips

After a summer of visits to the ice cream truck and bike rides to the corner store for treats, it’s time to get our kid’s diets back on track for the school year. It’s also an opportunity for us to challenge ourselves to improve the way we handle what I call “school day nutrition”. Easy, […]

Simple tips for maintaining optimum health

Sleep. Good quality sleep is the time when your body regenerates itself, healing damaged cells and giving your organs a much needed rest. Diet. Increase raw fruit and veggies. Avoid processed food, refined carbs, greasy foods, and remember sugary foods lower your immunity dramatically. Water. Fill up a litre bottle twice per day and make […]

Fun and Healthy Summer Snacking

School’s almost out and the kids are happy to welcome summer days full of outdoor fun. Whether it’s city living, summer camp or trips to the cottage – your children’s activity levels are bound to be high. Be prepared with quick and highly nutritious snacks to refuel their energy throughout the day. The trick to […]

Don’t Let Your Children Suffer From Nature Deficit Disorder!

Our kids have become prisoners of the indoors. Due to fear of letting our kids outside unsupervised, packed schedules and the lure of electronics, we are depriving our kids of healthy exposure to nature. According to Richard Louv  who coined the phrase “Nature Deficit Disorder”, research indicates that regular exposure to natural surroundings decreases symptoms of ADHD and behavioural problems, […]


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