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 BECAUSE OUR KIDS DESERVE HEALTHY, LONG LIVES. November 2014  
  IN THIS ISSUE: ACTIVE TWEEN TIPS   |  SQUASH RECIPES   |   FREE SKIING    
 
BUSY MORNING BREAKFASTS

 
BUSY MORNING BREAKFASTS

Sometimes it's a miracle my kids get out the door at all, let alone with a healthy breakfast in their bellies. But I'm determined to turn that around, especially considering that studies show that kids who eat breakfast perform better at school and are less likely to be overweight than those who don't. Check out the great resources, tips and recipes I've found in my mission to make breakfast easy, nutritious and delicious.

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Laura Bickle, Editor

  Laura Bickle,
  Editor

 
 
Got feedback, questions or stories you'd like to see us cover in a future Heart Smart Families? Write me!
EAT SMART
 
ASK A DIETITIAN

ASK A DIETITIAN
Are raisins and dried fruit a healthy choice?

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RECIPES: SUCCULENT SQUASH
Winter squash stars in these savoury dishes.

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CANDY IN THE CLASSROOM
Does your child's teacher use sweets as a reward? Nutrition Tools for Schools offers ideas for healthier — and just as effective — alternatives. (Also, we failed to credit NTFS for the healthy fundraising ideas we featured in last month's issue. Find lots of great resources at their website.)

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HOW MUCH FAT SHOULD KIDS EAT?
Here's the lowdown on how much fat — and what kind — is healthy for kids. The answers might surprise you!

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Got a question for our dietitian? Ask and we'll answer the best submissions in future issues.

KEEPING TWEENS ACTIVE

KEEPING TWEENS ACTIVE

As the teen years dawn, kids' physical activity levels can plummet. We've got ideas to keep them moving.

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SKI BARGAIN

SKI BARGAIN

Snow Pass offers a great deal for kids in grades four and five who want to hit the slopes.

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KIDS HELPING KIDS

KIDS HELPING KIDS

See how children's lives are positively impacted when your kids raise funds for the Foundation through Jump Rope for Heart.

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SMART TOOLS






Browse dozens of
heart-healthy recipes
with kid appeal.






Check out more
resources for raising
active, healthy kids.






Get your school
active with Jump Rope
for Heart
.
 

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