5 Tips for a Healthy, Happy Family

When good eating and exercise habits are formed at home, they can last a lifetime. Use these techniques to teach your children the importance of staying active and eating nutritious (and great-tasting!) food. Good foods in; bad foods out. Start simple. When kids are young, you have the advantage because they eat at least half.. read more →

Schools and Physical Activity

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada is making great efforts to assist Canadians in making better, healthier choices.  This article speaks on the importance of physical activity in young children and youth. Article found on heartandstroke.com read more →

Tips to Fighting the Winter Blues

Does the cold winter season have you down? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many people are victims of Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD.  Studies have shown that millions of people suffer from SAD all over the world, of which 75% are women.  Women have proven to be more susceptible.  There are plenty of.. read more →

Keep your food resolutions: Tips for making good on new year promises

Eat less, eat better, lose weight, get healthy. These are the resolutions many of us make every year as we gobble down the last of the Christmas ham and sugar cookies so we can start the new year with a clean slate. By Valentine’s Day, we’re back to daily chocolate and jumbo sodas and wistfully.. read more →

Tips for a Healthy Holiday

The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, for many it also becomes a time for over-eating and weight gain. According to the National Institutes of Health, holiday eating can result in an extra pound or two every year. Over a lifetime, holiday weight gain can really add up. The.. read more →

Get A Breath of Fresh Air!

With Autumn now in full swing we have a tendency to stay indoors, especially with the cooler temperatures and more frequent rainy days.  But it is still important to get some fresh air! This is a great article on the health benefits of getting fresh air.   read more →

Back to School Healthy Eating Tips

Back to School hip and healthy eating tips It’s school time again! The decision over healthy meals vs. convenience foods can be a struggle with busy schedules. As the school year picks up, you might find yourself questioning if you need to hit the cookbooks for some nutrition upgrades. Healthy eating should include a variety of.. read more →

The Benefits Of Preparing Home-cooked Meals

Health Reasons For Eating At Home If you’re looking for an easy way to delight in a healthy life for you and your loved ones, one of the most effective ways is to prepare home-cooked meals. Here are some helpful hints. read more →

5 Tips to Reducing the Risk of Heart Disease

Maintain a healthy weight. As you put on weight in adulthood, your weight gain is mostly fat rather than muscle. This excess weight can lead to conditions that increase your chances of heart disease — high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. One way to see if your weight is healthy is to calculate your.. read more →