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October 2015

Being Active After Pregnancy

October 29, 2015 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:

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Being Active After Pregnancy

Being active is one of the most important things you can do to stay healthy throughout life and is very important during and after pregnancy.

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Do We Need a Wake-up Call on Specialty Coffee Drinks?

October 27, 2015 by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:

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Do We Need a Wake-up Call on Specialty Coffee Drinks?

It used to be simple. The only local “coffee shop” was a seedy diner in the mall that served stale coffee in a stained mug. Don’t get me wrong, I happily sat there after school with friends while in high school. But now, flash forward almost (gulp) 20 years, and there seems to be a designer coffee shop on every block.

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Harness into Physical Activity with Indoor Rock Climbing

October 22, 2015 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:

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Harness into Physical Activity with Indoor Rock Climbing

It’s no secret that fall is here and winter is nearing. To prevent the winter blues and stay motivated, I always do physical activities I enjoy, which includes indoor rock climbing.

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Breastfeeding at Work

October 21, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Pregnancy & Parenting | Tags:

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Breastfeeding at Work

This year, I went back to work when my son was eight months old. I knew about the immense health benefits and importance of breastfeeding and I value the special relationship that we have over breastfeeding. While I was nervous about going back to work, I knew that it didn’t need to change our breastfeeding relationship.

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And the Winner of the Fall Soup and Stew Cook-off is…

October 20, 2015 by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Recipes | Tags:

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And the Winner of the Fall Soup and Stew Cook-off is…

Thank you to all readers who submitted a soup or stew recipe for the HealthyFamilies BC Fall cook-off!

It was great to see such delicious and original recipes with vegetables as the main attraction. Over the past two weeks Dean and I poured over the recipes and settled on a winner…

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