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Milk. Really keeps kids going.

Wednesday, September 24, 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-...

Ophea is a finalist in the Play Exchange Challenge!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Ophea is excited to be 1 of 6 finalists in the Play Exchange Challenge. The Play Exchange received 422 ideas from across Canada for empowering people to make healthier choices. Six challenge finalists have now been selected by the Play Exchange panel of expert judges. As a finalist we will be...

Healthy lunches made easy

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
 As role models who lead our children by example and inspire our future generations, it’s important to set the standard on eating healthy and managing meals. We’ve put together a few of our best tips on how to start creating a well-managed and healthier lunch experience for all. Feel free to share...

SMART goals for back to school

Thursday, September 4, 2014
School is back in session and a new year means a new opportunity for teachers and students to start goal setting for a successful year. Here’s an example of how SMART goals can be used in any educational environment. S is for “specific”. Specific goals are clearly defined and focused so that all...