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Fuel Your Day with Nutrition-packed Snacks

March 6, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

March is Nutrition Month. Discover the potential of food and how to fuel your day through smart snacking.

Healthy Pressure Cooker Meals

February 27, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Whether you use the Instant Pot or have been a devote pressure cooker user for years, pressure cooking can really take, well, the pressure out of cooking.

Quitting Smoking is Easier with Support of a Partner

February 7, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

With Valentine’s Day approaching, most people think of chocolates and flowers as the time-honoured gift for that special someone. But this Valentine’s Day, consider a different kind of gift – the commitment to a smoke-free relationship.Studies show that quitting smoking is better together. When one partner in a couple quits smoking, the other partner is more likely to quit successfully as well. On the other hand, it’s tougher to stay smoke-free with a partner around who continues to smoke. Quitting smoking is tough. Why not make it a bit easier by tackling it with someone you love?

Canada’s Food Guide: What Changes to Expect

January 23, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Health Canada’s proposed changes to Canada’s Food Guide have been making news. Here is what you need to know.

Answers to Questions about Perinatal Anxiety

January 10, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Anxiety and related disorders affect up to 20 per cent of pregnant and postpartum women. Having information about what you might be experiencing and knowing where to get support can help.



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