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Teens have greater nutrient needs than adults and younger children. Here are ideas to help your teen make healthy food choices.

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Help Your Teen Make Healthy Food Choices

Help Your Teen Make Healthy Food Choices

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

In adolescence, food is the fuel for growing and developing. You can help your teen develop a healthy attitude towards food during these years.
Encourage Healthy Eating Away From Home

Encourage Healthy Eating Away From Home

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

As your child grows, he’ll start eating away from home more often and making his own decisions about what he eats. Giving your child guidance and information about good nutrition at home can help him make healthy food choices when he’s out.
Healthy Body Image

Healthy Body Image

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

During adolescence, it’s usual for young people to think a lot about how their bodies look. A positive body image is an important part of healthy self-esteem, and you can help your child think and feel positively about his/her body.
Food Labels: Nutrition Information and Ingredients

Food Labels: Nutrition Information and Ingredients

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Reading food labels can help us make healthy and safe food choices. But there’s so much information it can sometimes be confusing. Here’s how to read food labels and figure out if a food is healthy or not.
Choosing Healthy Food

Choosing Healthy Food

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Eating a variety of healthy foods will give your child nutrition for growth, development and learning. Learning about and eating good food from an early age will help your child develop healthy habits for life.
Get Your Child to Eat Breakfast

Get Your Child to Eat Breakfast

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Try these tasty and healthy breakfast ideas to get your child to eat this important morning meal.
Healthy Habits For a Healthy Life

Healthy Habits For a Healthy Life

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

You can help your child establish healthy eating and physical activity behaviours, from the start. If these habits are established early as part of your family’s lifestyle they will just become the natural way you do things.
Making Family Meals Enjoyable

Making Family Meals Enjoyable

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

With busy schedules, it can be challenging to get the whole family to sit down together around a delicious meal. But a regular family mealtime is worth the effort.

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  1. Activity & Lifestyles
  2. Aging Well
  3. Pregnancy & Parenting
    1. Pregnancy & Birth
    2. Babies (0-12 months)
    3. Toddlers (12-36 months)
    4. Preschool (3-5 years)
    5. Children (6-11 years)
    6. Teens (12-18 years)
  4. Food & Nutrition

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