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Winter Squash is Back on the Menu! Part 2

September 30, 2015 by Dean Simmons, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Vegetables and Fruit | Tags:

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Winter Squash is Back on the Menu! Part 2

In Part 1 of this series you learned about buying and storing winter squash. Read on to learn more about using winter squash  in your kitchen.

Make the most of winter squash! Here are answers to common questions about how to prepare this seasonal delight.

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Winter Squash is Back on the Menu! Part 1

September 29, 2015 by Dean Simmons, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Vegetables and Fruit | Tags:

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Winter Squash is Back on the Menu! Part 1

In Part 1 of this series you’ll learn about buying and storing winter squash. Part 2 takes you to the kitchen and provides tips on using this delicious vegetable (well actually it’s a fruit).

Winter squash come in a dazzling number of varieties. They vary widely in size, colour, shape and flavour. To help you get started we’ve got answers to some common squash questions.

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Workout Smart: Balance and Strength Training to Help Prevent Injuries

September 24, 2015 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:

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Workout Smart: Balance and Strength Training to Help Prevent Injuries

Being active on a regular basis is great for your body, mind, and soul. Sometimes when you’re physically active, whether you’re playing sports or doing yard work, you may experience a slight muscle pull, strain, or even an injury.

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Your Guide to the Second Trimester of Pregnancy

September 23, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Pregnancy & Parenting | Tags:

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Your Guide to the Second Trimester of Pregnancy

In the second trimester of pregnancy (15-27 weeks), you will likely leave your morning sickness behind and welcome your energy back.

During this exciting time your baby is growing rapidly. From physical changes to getting the chance to see your baby for the first time, here’s an overview of what to expect during the second trimester.

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Eating Together at School Builds Connections

September 22, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:

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Eating Together at School Builds Connections

The bells have rung to start a new school year and kids across British Columbia have since been settling in. If you’re a parent you may be wondering how your children are adjusting to being back in class. Are they making friends? Have they signed up for any extracurricular activities? Do they feel comfortable and supported? + MORE

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