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 BECAUSE OUR KIDS DESERVE HEALTHY, LONG LIVES. September 2014  
  IN THIS ISSUE: QUICK DINNER RECIPES   |  TIPS FOR PICKY EATERS   |   PLAYGROUND GAMES    
 
CUT THE SUGAR WITH SMART SWAPS

 
CUT THE SUGAR WITH SMART SWAPS

Sometimes it seems sugar and childhood go together. It's time to rethink that notion. New recommendations from the Heart and Stroke Foundation say most kids and adults will be healthier if we eat less of the sweet stuff. But many children's fave foods are loaded with it. What to do? Switch them out for these substitutes.

GET THE SWAPS    


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
 
RECIPES: BACK-TO-SCHOOL DINNERS

RECIPES: BACK-TO-SCHOOL DINNERS
You'll have time to make healthy meals and help with homework, thanks to these fast dishes.

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Make Health Last
What's your family's favourite quick weeknight recipe?
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WHERE'S THE SUGAR?
You might be surprised at the added sugar hiding in some foods and beverages.

GET THE FACTS

 


ASK A DIETITIAN
How can I teach my child healthy eating habits without being a nag?

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TIPS FROM THE LUNCH LADY
Ruthie Burd's company feeds thousands of school children across Canada. Read her tips on healthy eating and picky eaters.

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SPORT SPOTLIGHT: KARATE

SPORT SPOTLIGHT: KARATE

Your kids will get a kick — and lots of other great benefits — out of this martial art.

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ACTIVITY FOR ALL

ACTIVITY FOR ALL

All students benefit when sports and activities are planned to include their classmates with special needs. This article from OPHEA will open your eyes.

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GAME ON!

GAME ON!

Help your kids make the most of recess with this collection of 100 playground games, compiled by the government of Quebec. Great for birthday parties too!

GET THE GAMES
 
 
 
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