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#OpheaPLAY –Week Four Highlights

Friday, May 23, 2014
Ophea’s 31-Day Photo Challenge #OpheaPLAY started May 1st, and four weeks in we continue to be inspired by the fantastic, creative and active pics being shared!  The Challenge celebrates all the great things everyone is doing at work and play to be healthy and active. We’ve developed a list of...

The healthiest place on the planet

Thursday, May 22, 2014
The statistics are alarming. Only 7 per cent of today’s kids aged 5-11 and only 4 per cent of youth aged 12-17 are physically active.[i]   Forty five per cent of children (aged 12-17) report that they consumed fruit or vegetables at least five times per day and 24 per cent of children (aged 3-17)...

2014 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
On May 20, 2014 Active Healthy Kids Canada in partnership with ParticipACTION and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute’s Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (CHEO-HALO), released its 10th Annual Report Card.  For the first time, the Report Card looks at how...

#OpheaPLAY – Week Three Highlights

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Ophea’s 31-Day Photo Challenge #OpheaPLAY started May 1st, and three weeks in we continue to be inspired by the fantastic, creative and active pics being shared!  The Challenge celebrates all the great things everyone is doing at work and play to be healthy and active. We’ve developed a list of...

Milk. Really keeps kids going.

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Studies show that well-nourished students can concentrate longer and perform better in school, but did you know that 1/3 of our children are not consuming the recommended daily number of servings of Milk and Alternatives? Instead, they’re filling up on less nutritious options such as soda, fruit-...

The rules of the road: keeping our kids safe outdoors

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Spring is here and that means our kids are becoming more active outdoors. Whether they’re walking to school or just playing outside we know that keeping our kids safe is always the top priority. Read on for a few tips that’ll help you educate children and youth on road safety. Walking to school...

#OpheaPLAY –Week Two Highlights

Monday, May 12, 2014
Ophea’s 31-Day Photo Challenge #OpheaPLAY started May 1st, and two weeks in we continue to be inspired by the fantastic, creative and active pics being shared!  The Challenge celebrates all the great things everyone is doing at work and play to be healthy and active. We’ve developed a list of...

#OpheaPLAY –Week One Highlights

Monday, May 5, 2014
Ophea’s 31-Day Photo Challenge #OpheaPLAY started May 1st and is off to a great start! The Challenge celebrates all the great things everyone is doing at work and play to be healthy and active. We’ve developed a list of words to inspire you to post a photo a day via Twitter, Facebook or Instagram....