Category Archives: Family Ideas

Frozen Berries

Here’s some interesting information I came across lately in regards to frozen berries that you might find helpful… it was definitely an eye opener for me… A recent story aired by “Today Tonight” revealed we might be getting more than we bargained for when it comes to our favourite brand of frozen berries. Brands under…

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Kids Nutrition Tips

Kids Nutrition Tips are on the lips of parents worldwide today. Every parent knows it’s a challenge to get children to eat nutritious foods that support healthy growth. It’s even tougher to make sure they snack on food that are more beneficial than high-calorie sweets and “junk” foods. Kids Nutrition Tips Weight Management ALERT!

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raising healthy kids

Destination: Healthy Living, Healthy Family

Healthy living for a healthy family is made up of many different aspects of life, and at the same time avoiding the “things” and “products” out there trying to steer us in the wrong direction.   “Healthy living” is not a destination that you can simply arrive at via effort and good intention. Nor is…

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Changing Family Food Habits: Consistency is Key

Oh don’t we just all love that word “consistency”. Once we start being consistent with one area of our lives, chances are we will be “tested” in all areas of our lives. Because we love our kids and want the best in their lives, consistency is going to be key when it comes to how…

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Are we there yet? Surviving the family holiday.

Surviving the family holiday can be tough so how to you make sure it’s a pleasant one? “Are we there yet?” “He’s hitting me” “I’ll turn this car around.” It can be enough to put you off the whole idea of a family holiday, but the drive doesn’t have to be a nightmare. You just…

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Being in control means being healthy and happy

Most people at some stage eat when they’re not physically hungry maybe at a party or holiday celebration, or sometimes just because the food is so delicious it’s hard to resist. Are you really hungry? When you’re physically hungry you tend to have difficulty concentrating, you can’t perform to the level you usually do, and…

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Keeping the Family Healthy

All children need a high level of nutrients to support their growth and development. Younger children need a constant supply of energy as they grow, while teenagers require energy stores for growth spurts. Unfortunately, despite the abundance of healthy food available in Australia and the nation’s obsession with sport, the incidence of childhood obesity is…

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Fun Exercises for Kids and Activities Specific For Age

The best way for kids to get physical activity is by incorporating some fun exercises for kids and physical activity into their daily routine. Toddlers to teens need at least 60 minutes on most (preferably all) days. This can include free play at home, active time at school, and participation in classes or organized sports.…

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Omega3 Oil – Q & A

What is Omega3 Oil? Omega3 fatty acids generally refer to the nutritionally essential polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) ALA, EPA, DHA*(Q5). Fatty acids are the building blocks of lipids, making them important sources of energy for the body and the main components of cell membranes. There are a number of known health benefits associated with omega3…

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Healthier food choices work for me

Salads and gourmet sandwiches are listed alongside burgers, vegetarian options are popping up everywhere and juices are widely available instead of just soft drinks. Fast food companies have actively targeted health conscious consumers with big-scale marketing campaigns drawing attention to new healthier menu items and even their weight loss potential. But how do you know…

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