Health


Meatless? A Fresh Look at What You Eat

For kids 8-12, a new book called Meatless? A Fresh Look at What You Eat explores vegetarianism. The author, food journalist and mom Sarah Elton, answers questions about it. Continue reading

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Not Alone with Cancer

Ottawa resident Gilles Caron is raising awareness of multiple myeloma. When he was diagnosed, he had never heard of the little-known cancer. Continue reading

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Making Healthy Food Choices Simple

Healthy eating can be a challenge for busy families. Try these tips to ensure you and the kids get the healthy food you need to conquer each day. Continue reading

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Pap-alooza 2017: Cervical Cancer Awareness Week

Get a pap test; prevent cervical cancer. This week is Cervical Cancer Awareness Week. Did you know it’s a cancer that’s almost entirely preventable? Continue reading

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Paediatricians recommend avoiding sports & energy drinks

Sports and caffeinated energy drinks can pose serious health risks to children and youth, according to the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS). Continue reading

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Healthy Eating for the Whole Family

Laura Keogh, co-author of The School Year Survival Cookbook, will be speaking at a free event September 28, called Healthy Eating for the Whole Family. Continue reading

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Get Active from the Sidelines

Get and stay active, even while you’re watching your favourite sports or ferrying kids to and from sports and games. You don’t have to keep sitting. Continue reading

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Time for Smoothies

Looking for a healthy and tasty alternative to the usual snacks and drinks for your family and guests this holiday weekend? Make smoothies! Continue reading

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Healthy lifestyle changes that last

To incorporate healthy lifestyle changes that will last, Registered Dietitian Brandy McDevitt recommends these five strategies. Continue reading

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In the fight for kids’ attention, parents don’t stand a chance

Parents want to raise healthy kids, but they need support. Food and beverage marketing restrictions at the federal level would help. Continue reading

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