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Don't skip breakfast October 2017

Don't skip breakfast

A recent study confirms that kids who skip breakfast miss out on essential nutrients

English school board launches healthy eating program October 2017

English school board launches healthy eating program

Students from a very young age will be taught the basics of nutrition and the four essential food groups

A dietician’s alternative to feeding babies purées October 2017

A dietician’s alternative to feeding babies purées

Babies should feed themselves pieces of soft-cooked food they can pick up with their hands

Make trick-or-treating accessible to kids with allergies October 2017

Make trick-or-treating accessible to kids with allergies

The Teal Pumpkin Project encourages families to hand out other products apart from candy

French school board lifts peanut ban September 2017

French school board lifts peanut ban

The Commission scolaire de Montréal (CSDM) is hoping that by doing so, students will learn about safe food habits and balanced diets

Pediatricians offer new guidelines for screen time September 2017

Pediatricians offer new guidelines for screen time

Parents are encouraged to limit screen time as much as possible, especially for children under 5

Easy school lunch ideas September 2017

Easy school lunch ideas

These websites offer creative ideas for preparing multiple lunches in advance

Have you had your child’s eyesight tested? September 2017

Have you had your child’s eyesight tested?

With Medicare, kids under the age of 18 are entitled to a free annual eye exam

Interactive game teaches kids to be healthy September 2017

Interactive game teaches kids to be healthy

This new app invites children to select activities to take part in over the course of a day and they get feedback as to whether they made good choices or not

How to prepare balanced school lunches September 2017

How to prepare balanced school lunches

A Montreal dietician and mother shares her tips on packing a healthy, well-balanced school lunch that kids will eat.

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