Canada’s Revolutionary Dietary Guidelines

New dietary guidelines for 2019 have been released in Canada, and they are rather revolutionary. The food guide emphasizes three sections for healthy eating—foundations for healthy eating, foods and beverages that undermine healthy eating, and the importance of food skills. Some of the most notable changes in the guideline include…

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AAP Changes Screen Time Guidelines For Kids Under 2

For years, the American Academy of Pediatrics has discouraged any screen time for children under the age of 2. On Friday, however, the group relaxed its stance in a new policy statement.  The new digital media use guidelines say that parents really only need to avoid screens in children younger than…

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Recommended Guidelines for Bullying Prevention Assemblies – Patti Agatston, PhD

– This article was originally featured in the spring 2014 International Bullying Prevention Association Newsletter. 1. Recognize the limits of the school assembly approach in changing behavior. It may be beneficial to utilize assemblies to generate awareness and build enthusiasm for preventing bullying, however ongoing prevention efforts are necessary to…

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