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Healthy Habits, Healthy Families

In this section you will find information on making healthy choices for families and communities. Click on the topics below to learn more!

Tap the Tap: Water Between Meals

There is evidence to support that tap water is the best drink for young children between meals. Tap water contains zero sugar, and in some areas, tap water has the added benefit of fluoride which helps to prevent tooth decay. Children do not need juice or sugar sweetened drinks as these can lead to health problems such as obesity, picky eating habits, poor nutrition and tooth decay. Click here for more information on the importance of offering young children water between meals and to learn about the Tap the Tap: Water Between Meals community initiative.