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Ideas for Healthy Food Traditions

December 16, 2014 by Adrienne Ngai, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags: holidays, holiday recipes, baking, cookies, gingerbread, tradition, food traditions

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Ideas for Healthy Food Traditions

The holidays are a joyous time to celebrate with loved ones. It can be challenging to balance meal preparation and cooking with family activities and social outings. So why not try and combine them? Here are ideas on how to free up time in the kitchen by transforming food tasks (like cooking dinner or baking cookies) into food traditions your family will look forward to every year. + MORE

Game Plan for Parents at Kids’ Sports Events

December 11, 2014 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: kids sports, organized sports, travel, tournaments, practice, walk, run, stretch

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Game Plan for Parents at Kids’ Sports Events
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Make Your Apartment or Condo Smoke-Free

December 10, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Smoking | Tags: smoke-free home, Smoke-Free Housing BC, house, condo, apartment, landlord, tenant

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Make Your Apartment or Condo Smoke-Free

Home. Where you live – be it a house, a condo, or a rented apartment – should be a place where you feel healthy, safe, and comfortable. Many choose to live in a smoke-free home because it’s one of the best things you can do for your health and the health of your family.

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Healthy Food Bank Donations

December 9, 2014 by Sophia Baker-French, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags: food bank, Food Banks Canada, volunteer, donate, donate healthy food, food insecurity

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Healthy Food Bank Donations

I recently visited the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. There I found a team of enthusiastic employees and volunteers dedicated to providing healthy food and beverages year round to community members facing hard times. While they work to address the immediate food needs of community members, this food bank (along with others), recognizes that longer term solutions are needed to reduce the need for emergency food resources in the first place. + MORE

Kitchen Essentials

December 5, 2014 by Sophia Baker-French, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags: kitchen tools, knife, cut, mix, measuring, baking, cutting board

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Kitchen Essentials

Every kitchen needs a few essential tools to help prepare for successful cooking and baking. + MORE

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