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Health tips

Summer is here! The kids are finished with school for the year and parents are scrambling to find ways to keep their children occupied. With hours of free time each day, it can be easy for kids to get wrapped up with screen technologies, from smartphones and tablets to video games and TV.

A day at the beach is a perfect summer family activity. To make the day truly enjoyable, bring some of your favourite picnic fare. For beach picnics, where you’ll be basking in the heat and enjoying the water, you’ll want food that is light, refreshing and easy to handle.
We’ve put together these great picnic suggestions for the next time you’re packing up the cooler for the beach:


Stack them up in your desk drawer or take them along in your backpack: Our delicious, healthy snack ideas are the perfect go-to any day of the week.

Keeping your metabolism working efficiently is the best way to keep your body weight at a healthy level. For some people, this is not a problem, but for many of us, shedding a few extra pounds is challenging. This is because each person’s metabolism is different. Some people seemingly burn off anything they eat, and others have to watch every calorie.