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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 31, 2015, Lethbridge, AlbertaPromises promises f front running n d p Leader Thomas Mulcair came under fire from the liberals and the conservatives on sunday both claiming there a a multimillion Doliar Hole in the nip election platform see 01the Hus keep coming Blue jays Complete lopsided sweep of Tiger Toronto maintains Lead Over Yankees in american league East division see something in the air Herald photo by Ian Martens dietician Diane Britton says that research shows healthy eating a such As these lunch examples a helps children focus and be productive at school. Healthy eating habits can assist school students Melissa Viii ene Uve Lethbridge Herald Tett body amp Adf amp la. Cd this week Marks the Start of a new year for students heading Back to school. It can he difficult to get Hack into a routine after the Lazy Days of summer. Whether going to school for the first time starting a new year or heading to College or University Alberta health services registered dietician Diane Britton shared a number of tips for packing healthy lunches. Lor parents of Young students Britton suggests using the four p so plan Purchase prepare and pack. A the key is really to involve your child every step of the Way to increase the likelihood of your child eating the foods you re sending a said Britton. Packing lunches every Day for an entire school year amounts to approximately 200 lunches she said which equates to 2,400 lunches through grades 1-12. Quot research shows that eating healthy helps children focus and be productive at school a she said. Some school boards have nutrition policies or guidelines around what types of foods cannot be brought into a school and some have a reduce waste policy. A a they re trying to limit the amount of litter being created on a daily basis so they re trying to get parents to use reusable containers As Well a she said a if you re noticing foods coming Home uneaten ask your child if they re actually Able to open the Container. Sometimes its not that your child does t want to eat but that can be a for Post secondary students finding time to eat a healthy lunch Between juggling classes and studying can be a Challenge. Britton advises them to plan their lunch using three or four food groups and pack it the night before. A some examples we have Are a healthy Bento style lunch with maybe cheese crackers fruits and vegetable Sticks. Or a Sandwich with whole Grain bread meat and cheese with chopped vegetables and a piece of fruit on the Side a said Britton. Quot but often were telling those students with really Busy Days with no Breaks to focus on quiet foods. So they might choose bananas or grapes instead of Crunchy apples or noisy student budgets Are also an Issue and Britton advises them to watch for sales and make a meal plan. A two big barriers to pos secondary students Are their budget and they re Busy. Time is an Issue. When making food at supper time that s a great Way to have leftovers for the next Day for lunch a she said. It also helps to prepare food ahead of time sometimes in larger batches that can be Frozen and packaged in individual portions. Then at night or during exam week they can quickly heat up a Frozen meal while studying instead of cooking front scratch or spending Money on Campus fast food. Britton also advises using a reusable lunch bag that can attach to a Back pack and to bring a refillable water bottle. For More tips and healthy recipes visit tin Start o r follow @a1 is be healthy on twitter. Police seek Access to mail system tests in Alberta Industrial heartland reveal air Quality concerns Bob Weber the Canadian press Edmonton new air Quality tests in one of Canadas largest petrochemical processing regions have revealed More evidence of Short lived but concentrated plumes of toxic chemicals. The tests by a Nobel prize winning lab at University of California Irvine Echo previous results scientists have recorded for known carcinogens in the area Northeast of Edmonton. A it is a snapshot but its no Fluke a said Donald Blake who Heads the lab. Researchers visited what a called Alberta s Industrial heartland a Home to More than 40 petrochemical companies in july 2012. They collected 96 samples of air nearby and in upwind Rural areas. The results vary widely although the majority Are Well under albertan a limits. But for july 8-12 of that year researchers found three Days that had Brief dramatic spikes in Levels of benzene a known Carcinogen for which there is no Safe level. One Sample reached 11 parts per billion one was 24 pub and a third was 156 pub. A these Are the kinds of numbers we done to see in los Angeles Quot said Blake. Alberta s recommended level is nine pub averaged Over an hour. The Monitor of air Quality in the Region reports benzene exceeded that level Only once during All of 2012. Blake suggested the Short term spikes May have been lost when averaged Over an hour. A if this is something that is blowing at somebody s House and they re getting five to 20 parts per billion of benzene at them All the time. That starts to worry its the third time his lab has come to the Industrial heartland. A continued please see Page a2pair of riders attacked by grizzly near Cochrane the Canadian press Cochrane Alberta fish and wildlife says a Quad rider and another rider on a Motocross Bike were attacked by a Mother grizzly Bear Northwest of Cochrane. The Agency s enforcement division says in a Facebook Post that the two riders were in an area known As the ghost Public land use zone on saturday evening when they encountered two cubs. The Mother then attacked the riders and the attack continued until one of the riders was Able to Pepper Spray the Bear. The riders then got on the Quad and Rode for help. One was seriously injured and was flown by helicopter to Calgary while the others injuries were minor. Alberta fish and wildlife says it has now closed the area to the Public. Chiefs want Power to seize guns drugs moving through the mail Jim Bron ski 11 the Canadian press Ottawa Canadas police chiefs want Legal authority to seize mail in transit to Stem the flow of illicit drugs fake Medicine and weapons through the postal system. In a recently passed Resolution the Canadian association of chiefs of police say contraband is being sent through the mail Quot with impunity because the Law forbids officers from swooping in until a parcel arrives at its destination. This poses a a significant challenges a for police who must find Quot alternative ways to work within or around the system to apprehend criminals the chiefs say. The Resolution Calls on the government to Amend the legislation governing Canada Post to provide police with the ability to obtain a judges approval to a seize detain or retain parcels or letters in the mail Stream. Canada Post delivered More than nine billion parcels and letters to some 15 million addresses in Canada last year. International mail flows through Large plants in the Vancouver Toronto and Montreal areas. A november 2012 report the Imp prepared for the chiefs organized crime committee revealed that firearms grenades a rocket launcher stun guns dangerous chemicals and drugs including cocaine heroin and marijuana were sent through the mail. A these items represent a significant threat to postal workers and canadians a say the chiefs who passed the Resolution this month at their annual conference in Quebec City. Quot it is imperative that Canada Post and the Law enforcement Community develop ways to effect ively work together to Stop the transmittal of contraband through the postal a Cara Zwibel of the Canadian civil liberties association said she does not have serious qualms about such a legislative change As Long As judicial approval is built into the process. �?o1 do think its a really important safeguard Quot said Zwibel director of the association s fundamental freedoms program. However she does have questions about the possible criminal consequences for the intended recipient of an intercepted package containing illicit goods a someone a who Hasni to yet received it and who actually May not know that it is coming or May not have asked for a continued see Page a2mrs. Universe Crown for Alberta woman Cree woman from Enoch wins title in Minsk Belarus the Canadian press Enoch an aboriginal woman from Alberta has won an International pageant for married women. Ashley Burnham 25, was crowned mrs. Universe 2015 in Minsk Belarus on saturday. Burnham is from the Enoch Cree nation West of Edmonton and is an actress Model and motivational speaker. As a former finalist in the 2013 miss universe Canada contest when she was then Ashley Callin buit she noted that she grew up in poor conditions and faced difficulties in childhood that she finds difficult to talk about. Her Facebook Bio says by the time she reached the age of 10, she had consecutively won All Enoch a Princess crowns a continued please see Page a2 a business a5 crossword 0710 comics 06 Community a7 directory a7 Hometown a3 lotteries a2 sports b3-5 06 deaths b7 television amp Enas headline news b1-2 opinion forum a6 theatre movies As for great savings and convenience talk to our Letha Edge Herald circulation specialists today about Home delivery. Cal us of 403-327-5511 02

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