The whole world will celebrate World No Tobacco Day on May 31. Here in British Columbia, we have something exciting of our own to celebrate. The Capital Regional District recently joined other jurisdictions on Vancouver Island, throughout British Columbia and across Canada in expanding the ban on tobacco smoking.
May 26, 2015 | Posted in: Vegetables and Fruit | Tags:
Do you know how to pick the best tasting fresh fruit? The produce section of the grocery store can be a bit overwhelming with all the colours, textures, and smells. But, it’s worth learning how to pick the best of the bunch. Time to awaken your senses! Get ready for some hands-on work as you enter the produce section of your local grocery store. This short guide will help you to pick the tastiest fruit all year long. + MORE
May 21, 2015 | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:
While running along the waterfront this morning, a team of paddlers on a long narrow boat was cutting through the water as the fog was rising; what a sight! It turns out this was a dragon boat team in-training. Here’s a few of the many physical activity benefits of dragon boating: + MORE
May 19, 2015 | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:
Did you know that approximately 6 per cent of babies develop food allergies? Allergic conditions tend to run in families. Babies with a parent or sibling with eczema, asthma, hay fever or food allergies are at increased risk of developing food allergies. Understandably, many parents want to take steps to reduce their own baby’s risk. + MORE