Monthly Archives: April 2014

Healthy BBQing For The Family

Spring is in the air! With warmer temperatures and longer evenings, the smell of the neighbours BBQ is certainly becoming familiar. BBQing is a delicious and quick meal that you can prepare for the whole family. However, some of the foods we choose to throw on the grill aren’t always the healthiest choices. BBQing can […]

Adding Fruits and Vegetables to Your Breakfast

Throughout the day it is recommended that we get the majority of our daily food intake from fruits and vegetables. Children ages 2 to 6 should get 4 to 6 servings, teens ages 14 to 18 should get 7 to 8 servings, and adults 7 to 10 servings. These amounts may look impossible to many […]


How much fibre do I need?….How do I get enough fibre? These are two common questions than many Dietitians hear on a regular basis. Fibre is important to our health; it can help maintain a healthy bodyweight, control blood sugars, lower the risk of heart disease and certain cancers and helps to regulate our digestive functions. How much […]

The Truth About Eggs!

Eggs can be a healthy party of your diet. Eggs are a great source of protein and many other essential vitamins and minerals. If you have been avoiding eggs yourself or avoid serving them to your family you may want to reconsider that choice. A large Grade A egg has only about 70 calories and […]

Healthy Tips for Your Easter Travels!

Friday marks the beginning of Easter Holidays for students throughout the province. Easter Holidays are always a great time to travel with family and friends. Whether you’re flying somewhere warm and sunny, traveling to visit family, or driving hours across the province to attend your child’s Provincial hockey tournament you’ll still need to take care […]

Kids Eat Smart Foundation Celebrates Volunteers

April 6th to the 11th marks Volunteer Appreciation Week 2014. Volunteers are very important to every community, and many events, organizations and other important community functions could not go ahead without them. KES Foundation has almost 6000 registered volunteers that attend our KES Clubs everyday – they help purchase food, prepare meals, organize Clubs and serve more than […]