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Fall skincare and wellness essentials

Oct 11 2018     /     , , , ,

Cooler weather is around the corner, and we are thinking ahead with tips to stay healthy and hydrated as the air gets drier and our immunity goes down. We’re sharing our top fall picks for your skin and health from Life Brand at Shoppers Drug Mart – always a convenient and affordable option for moms. […]

Does My Toddler Need Nutritional Supplements?

Mar 17 2018     /     , , , ,

I am often asked this question and have wondered it myself considering the fact that I have a two-and-a-half-year-old boy who, for the most part, is a stellar eater but tends to be sporadic with his food intake as most toddlers are. Should I be supplementing my son’s diet with a daily multivitamin? What about […]

Find Your Mid Winter Mojo!

Mar 3 2014     /     , , , , , ,

The Winter blahs are taking hold! The long cold dark days of winter seem never ending and this year we have had it all from rain to ice to snow to sleet and only a few short moments of sunshine. It can be hard to stay upbeat and motivated and before long the winter blahs move in. Reduce daylight […]

Raising a Vegetarian: The Growing Trend – Is it Healthy for Children?

Dec 12 2013     /     , , , , , , ,

The push to go green encompasses much more than teaching children to preserve energy and respect the environment. Many households, adults and children alike have chosen to eat green as well, adopting a vegetarian lifestyle. One of the primary concerns of critics is that children, from toddlers to teens, may not receive the nutrients they […]

Healthy Eating After Pregnancy

Jul 13 2013     /     , , , ,

Guest post by Jennifer Stinson, freelancer for Everyday Health.com and its recipe and calorie counter tools. Having a baby is a life changing experience -in more ways than one. Not only is your new focus on caring for your baby, but your body and nutritional needs are much different than they were just ten months […]

Super Simple Soccer Snacks That Are Fun and Healthy!

Jul 6 2013     /     , , ,

Guest Post by: Soccer snacks have become an expected ‘treat’ for kids at half time of 60 minute games played on soccer fields throughout every city.  Kids of all ages run their little hearts out and happily grab a drink of water at a short break but half time seems to have turned into treat time. Somewhere along the line in […]

12 Easy Food Guide Tips for Healthier Eating

May 21 2013     /     , , , , ,

We all know that it’s tempting – and often too easy – to reach for foods that are high in fat, salt or sugar. Canada’s Food Guide provides practical tips about healthy eating for children, teens, adults and seniors from all cultural backgrounds. Here are a dozen easy Food Guide tips to make your daily […]

If You Eat Healthy, Does Your Family Need To Take a Multi Vitamin?

Apr 30 2013     /     ,

By Deborah Lowther There is no question that the best source from which to get your vitamins and minerals is by eating plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, dairy, grains, protein and omega 3 rich fish.  The fact is many families are on the go and busy and quite often the side of vegetables is not […]