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How Healthy Bodies Promote Healthy Minds
We all know that a nutritious diet and an active lifestyle are incredibly important for child’s physical health, but did you know that your child’s diet and fitness can also have an impact on their mental health? That’s right, eating well and exercising doesn’t just lead to improved physical fitness and health, it also helps
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Children, Television and Nutrition
Children, television and nutrition; how are these three seemingly separate things linked? Research indicates that advertising on television has the power to influence the long-term relationship children have with nutrition. It does this by influencing their taste preferences and promoting unhealthy food. Food Preferences  One of the ways television influences a child’s relationship with nutrition
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Feeding Your Toddler
When you are feeding your toddler or when they are beginning to learn to feed themselves, you both have different roles. Both of your roles are important in developing healthy habits for your growing children.   Your Role   When you’re feeding your child, it’s important to remember that you are in charge. This means
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Building Healthy Habits
In order to build healthy habits, young children should be given the opportunity to try plenty of nutritious food options. This means trying a variety of new foods, returning to foods young children have previously rejected, and also limiting unhealthy options.   A new study shows that children with healthier diets growing up are those
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The Benefits of Breakfast
It’s common knowledge that breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day, yet it is the most skipped meal of the day in children and adults alike. It is estimated that 8-12 percent of school-aged children skip the meal. What are the benefits? Children who have breakfast come into the day more
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The Importance of Proper Nutrition for Children
It’s no secret that children need consistency in order to strive in their development. This consistency goes for their nutrition as well – a well-balanced diet and planned meals make it possible for children to form positive eating habits. This article compares lunch traditions at a French school and American school, portraying how different styles
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Wellness Wednesday! Meatball Stroganoff Recipe
Try our head chef’s latest nutritious recipe that your children are bound to love! This Meatball Stroganoff recipe will soon be their favourite dinner meal so try it out today! Ingredients 2 lbs ground beef lean ½ cup bread crumbs ½ tsp thyme ½ tsp fresh garlic crushed 2 cups beef broth 250 ml 35%
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Wellness Wednesday! Blueberry Squares Recipe
Try our head chef‘s blueberry squares recipe for dessert tonight! Your children will love this delicious treat! Ingredients (base)                  Ingredients (filling) 1.5 cups flour                    3 cups blueberries 1.5 cups rolled oats                1/2 cup white sugar ¾ cups brown sugar                2
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Wellness Wednesday! Veggie Chili Con Queso Recipe
Try out head chef’s delicious Veggie Chili Con Queso recipe! Your children will love this nutritious meal. Ingredients 1 x 14 oz can black beans drained and rinsed        2 x 28 oz cans kidney beans drained and rinsed 1 x 19 oz can tomato sauce                1 cup frozen corn 1 cup
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Wellness Wednesday! Philly Beef Steak Recipe
Try our head chef’s delicious Philly Beef Steak Recipe that your children are sure to love! Ingredients 2 lbs rib steak thinly sliced                2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 red pepper cut into strips                ½ tsp thyme 1 green pepper cut into strips                1 tsp garlic powder
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