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Planning - Get Organized. Plan Ahead. Make a List

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

What’s for dinner? At the end of a long day when you're harried, hurried and your family is hungry, that’s not a question you want to hear - especially if you're asking yourself the same question!

The Produce Section - Colour Your World

July 31, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Most British Columbians, including children, don’t get enough vegetables and fruits. Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide recommends 7-10 servings per day for adults. Children and teens need 4-8 servings per day.

From the Bakery - Mmmm Smell that Aroma

July 31, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Whole grain foods like oats, whole wheat, brown rice, whole rye and barley are great foods to satisfy your hunger and provide energy to help our bodies move, work and think.

The Dairy Case - Bone Up on Calcium

July 31, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

One in four Canadian women and one in eight men have osteoporosis, a condition where bones get thinner and break easily. Reduce your risk of osteoporosis by ensuring you're getting enough bone-building minerals.

Fats and Oils - A Little Goes a Long Way

July 31, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Fats are an important part of healthy eating - they provide energy, as well as vitamins A, D, E and K and are important to every cell in your body. However, a little fat goes a long way. The kind of fat is just as important as the amount.

Meat and Alternatives - Be Wary of Portion Distortion

July 31, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Meat and Alternatives provide the body with protein, B vitamins and minerals such as iron and zinc and magnesium. While foods in this group are important for your health, they shouldn't take the biggest space on the plate.

Food Safety - Store it Right

July 31, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Meal planning and careful shopping takes time and effort, so once you have made your purchases, you'll want to maximize their nutritional value and freshness.

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