Added sugars are a hot topic lately. The sugars and syrups added to food and drinks have come under fire for contributing to weight gain and tooth decay. If you’ve ever tried (or even thought about trying) to cut down on the added sugar in your family’s meals, you’ll be familiar with these two big challenges.
September 8, 2016 | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:
Friends, fast-paced, and fun are just a few words I can think of to describe racket sports. They are played on courts, usually in teams of one or two, and involve a racket used to hit an object over a net or line to your opponent. Here’s the lowdown on a few racket sports and their rules.+ MORE
September 6, 2016 | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:
College and university students are a busy bunch. Juggling classes, assignments, studying, a social life and maybe even a part-time job while managing a tight budget is a definite challenge. Start the school year strong by making healthy eating a priority. It’ll fuel your mind and body to help you with your ‘A’ game, maintain a healthy weight to avoid the ‘Freshman 15’ and keep your body strong to fight off germs.
September 1, 2016 | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:
Imagine you are 9 years old and like a lot of Canadians, you like hockey. Odds are you might have spent countless January evenings pretending to be Wayne Gretzky or Hayley Wickenheiser in the back alley with a stick that’s too big for you and your dad’s Tuesday night league jersey.+ MORE