Cost saving school lunches

Nutrition and money are important back-to-school issues for all families. Here’s how you can easily entice your kids to enjoy nutritious home-made lunches instead of heading to the food court.  We compare the nutritional elements of ...


Childcare - Better nutrition away from home

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When if comes to nutrition, does your school or daycare make the grade? Well-nourished students perform better. In fact, when children maintain a healthy, balanced diet, educators witness students with improved concentration, less in-class ...


Nutrition know-how and prenatal prep

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Cutting out sushi, limiting caffeine and taking pre-natal vitamins are some of the most common ways expectant moms prepare for their new baby. In fact, new research shows 90 per cent of pregnant women are spending time thinking about their ...


Unhealthy eating habits still a problem

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The 2009 Heart and Stroke Report on the Health of Ontario’s Kids shows that our children are still facing an unhealthy childhood due to a lack of physical activity and poor eating habits, even though statistics 10 years ago brought these ...


The good fat for body and brains

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You have probably heard that omega-3s are good for you, particularly the omega-3 fat DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). Surprisingly, despite all of the reported health benefits of DHA, most people don’t get enough of this important nutrient....


Healthy Choices

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Vow to make this school year the one where your kids learn to eat healthy foods...


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