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What You Need To Know About Concussions In Sport

September 17, 2015 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:

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What You Need To Know About Concussions In Sport

Note! This advice must not replace your doctor’s recommendations. All suspected concussions should be evaluated by a physician.

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We Challenge You to a Fall Cook-off!

September 15, 2015 by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:

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We Challenge You to a Fall Cook-off!

Let’s face it: you make a mean chili. Or maybe your family recipe for coconut lentil soup is to die for. Either way, since you probably can’t invite all of BC into your home for a bowl, do the next best thing: take part in our online soup and stew cook-off!

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Workout Smart: Muscle and Strength

September 10, 2015 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:

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Workout Smart: Muscle and Strength

There is a lot of information available online and on social media regarding resistance training (activities that help strengthen your muscle) which is sometimes called weight lifting. But how do you know what is smart/true and what is silly/false? We’ve compiled some tried-and-true tips to make the most of your next training session:

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Can’t Get Motivated? Get a Boost from BoosterBuddy

September 9, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: General Information | Tags:

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Can’t Get Motivated? Get a Boost from BoosterBuddy

Sticking with healthy habits can be hard for all of us. It can be even harder if you have a mental health challenge. Low mood, low motivation or lack of enjoyment can really sap your get-up-and-go. Getting support from a mental health professional is important, but a little extra help can’t hurt.

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Your Guide to Stress-free School Lunches

September 8, 2015 by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:

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Your Guide to Stress-free School Lunches

Here’s the best case scenario for school lunches…You get your kids involved in helping plan their lunches for the week, you make a grocery list according to this plan, and you then buy and prepare all the supplies on the weekend so you’re set up nicely for stress-free lunches all week long. If this doesn’t sound like your real life, read on.

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