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Top 5 New Years Resolutions & How To Keep Them

Jan 3 2013     /     , , , ,

January 1st is the day we make a promise to ourselves to change something and have a healthier new year, but many do not succeed past the first couple weeks. No question, it takes commitment and dedication. Here are a few tips to get you started and help you stay on track with the top […]

Food For Thought: Top 10 Super Foods For Better Learning

Nov 19 2012     /     , , ,

Guest Blog Written By: Deborah Lowther We know eating fruits, vegetables, fish, nuts and whole grains are good for our health, but did you know they are also good for learning? 
Whether it is the antioxidants in berries, the fibre of apples, the phytochemicals in sweet potatoes, lycopene rich tomatoes, choline in eggs, or the […]

10 iPhone Apps for Tracking Kids Nutritional Needs

Oct 13 2012     /     , , , ,

Keeping up with what your child needs, what she doesn’t need, and what she’s actually eating can be difficult, but it’s also essential for parents who understand the importance of maintaining a healthy diet and are dedicated to instilling good eating habits in their kids. Fortunately, managing your child’s dietary needs and habits is easier than ever […]

Secrets to Healthy School Snacks – Home Made Gets Top Grade

Sep 24 2012     /     , , ,

Kids love snacks. Parents love convenience. This usually means store bought cookies, bars and muffins fill kids lunch boxes once we return to the ritual of packing school lunches! Unfortunately, most of the snacks now available in the aisles of the grocery store are full of sugar, preservatives, artificial ingredients and very little nutritional value. […]

Routines for Healthy Learning!

Sep 4 2012     /     , ,

It’s time to plan for back to school! While you might immediately think of buying new backpacks, markers, lunch bags and indoor runners, you should also be thinking how you can make your morning routine a little easier! Thankfully with the change of season and the start of a new school year, the fall is […]

Travel Healthy!

Jul 24 2012     /     , , , , , ,

Tips for Taking Your Family’s Healthy Lifestyle With You on Holidays Summer holidays are approaching and whether you are planning a week at the cottage or a plane ride to an exotic countryside, you will want to stay healthy while away! Vacations can be a nice break from your regular routine and provide opportunity to […]

The Health Triangle: Eating Right + Exercise + Vitamins = Healthy You!

May 16 2012     /     , , , ,

By Deborah Lowther There is no one magic pill that will make you healthy, no one perfect exercise that will get you in shape and no one super food that will give you all the energy you need to face the day. The truth of the matter is being healthy takes all three: Eating right […]

Spring Flowers Bring Nasal Showers:

Apr 27 2012     /     , ,

Nutrition Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Allergies By Deborah Lowther ACHOO! Does Spring equal red, watery, itchy eyes, scratchy throat and the sniffles? You have seasonal allergies. It’s that time of the year again when the trees are budding, the flowers are blooming, the grass is turning green, spring is in the air and your seasonal allergies are […]