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Quebec urges people to get the flu shot November 2017

Quebec urges people to get the flu shot

A video by the Canadian Pediatric Society encourages families to get vaccinated and debunks the three most common myths

Parents warned about the dangers of sports drinks November 2017

Parents warned about the dangers of sports drinks

The Canadian Paediatric Society say that the sugars in sports drinks are linked to obesity and dental cavities in children and many contain high levels of caffeine

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

Don't skip breakfast October 2017

Don't skip breakfast

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

Schools encouraged to relax rules on lice October 2017

Schools encouraged to relax rules on lice

The Quebec Ministry of Health recommendations state that kids being treated for head lice should not be prevented from attending school

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

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

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

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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