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Applecroft Public School “Big Sip” Winner

Durham’s Child Nutrition Project (DCNP) hosted a Big Sip event at Applecroft Public School, Ajax on Thursday, June 15. DCNP, in conjunction with Healthy Kids Community Challenge Ajax ran a recipe contest among the Ajax elementary school students. Students had to submit healthy water recipes. The winner was Alex Broadworth from Applecroft Public School. Alex demonstrated … Continue reading Applecroft Public School “Big Sip” Winner

Ajax Businesses Can Sign Up For Blue W

The Blue W program is dedicated to promoting municipal tap water as a healthy alternative to purchasing bottled drinks. Reusable bottles can be filled with free, clean water. Businesses that sign up will commit to having a refillable water station with free municipal water that will be accessible to everyone. Participating businesses will receive a … Continue reading Ajax Businesses Can Sign Up For Blue W

Five Reasons to Drink Water First Thing in the Morning

Think about not drinking water for 8 hours…this is essentially what we do every night while we’re asleep! When you think about it this way, it makes sense why we should hydrate as soon as we wake up. Drinking water throughout the day will keep you hydrated and your body functioning, but drinking a big … Continue reading Five Reasons to Drink Water First Thing in the Morning

Sports Team Healthy Kids Pledge

To complement the Powered by Water theme, Healthy Kids Ajax is implementing an initiative titled SPORTS TEAM HEALTHY KIDS Pledge. This pledge is directed towards children 12 years and under, who are engaged in non-competitive (i.e. house-league) sports, such as basketball, volleyball, dance, soccer and more. As coaches and mentors to the children of these sports … Continue reading Sports Team Healthy Kids Pledge

Four Flavourful Fruit-Infused Water Recipes

Try these fruit-infused water recipes as an alternative to sugar-sweetened beverages. They’re easy and fun to make! Citrus Blend 1 orange, thinly sliced 1 lime, thinly sliced ½ of a lemon, thinly sliced 2L of water Ice Blueberry Orange 2 oranges, thinly sliced. A handful of blueberries 2L of water Ice Strawberry, Lime & Cucumber … Continue reading Four Flavourful Fruit-Infused Water Recipes