Warm summer days always remind me of fresh cut grass, family barbeques and beach outings. With all those activities it’s no surprise that healthy eating can sometimes take a back seat. You’re likely spending less time indoors (which is a good thing!), planning, preparing, and cooking meals. And really…Who can turn down the outdoor barbeques and gatherings of family and friends?!
June 23, 2015 | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:
A little while back, I wrote a question and answer style blog on hypertension and exercise. This was in response to common questions I get from British Columbians in my role at the Physical Activity Line about being active with health conditions. This week, I answer other frequently asked questions, this time looking at how physical activity affects heart disease.
June 23, 2015 | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:
Caring, feeding, nurturing. These traits are often associated with women—especially mothers. Although mothers still take on the majority of child care, dads today are more involved than those of previous generations. Feeding babies and young children is one way fathers can express their nurturing side, strengthen family ties, and share the work of raising healthy children.+ MORE
June 18, 2015 | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:
Fishing. It’s a great way to reel in the health benefits of getting back to nature and bring home a healthy dinner. But there is a lot more to fishing than just having your rod in hand and line in the water. + MORE
June 16, 2015 | Posted in: Vegetables and Fruit | Tags:
There’s good reason to be excited… Both National Aboriginal Day and the first day of summer are just days away! As part of your celebration plans why not head out on a wild berry picking adventure? Picking wild berries can strengthen your connection to the land and is a great opportunity to be active outside with family and friends. Plus, food tastes so much better when you’ve harvested it with your own hands.+ MORE