5 and 1 Campaign

RECIPES FOR HEALTHY EATING

Black Bean Burgers

 1 19 oz can or 540 ml  Black beans, rinsed and drained
 1 cup or 250 ml  Brown rice, cooked
 1  Small onion, chopped
 2  Green onions, chopped
 1/2 tsp or 2 ml  Tabasco sauce (optional)
 1  Egg
 1/4 cup or 60 ml  Whole wheat bread crumbs
 6 tbsp or 90 ml  Salsa (divided)
 4  Whole wheat hamburger buns
 1/4 cup or 60 ml  Low-fat, plain yogurt
 4  Romaine lettuce leaves
 1  Avocado, sliced (optional)

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Hey Alberta, Let's Talk About Wellness!

http://www.talkwellness.ca/

Wellness can be achieved when all of us, across Alberta, work together. Get involved. more

Workplace Wellness Summit and Awards - September 9, 2014

Join business and industry leaders, peers and workplace champions at the 2014 Workplace Wellness Summit and Awards on September 9, 2014 in Red Deer. more

Healthy Eating Poster Series Launched!

The Healthy Eating Starts Here poster series were developed by Alberta Health Services based on the principles contained within Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide, the Alberta Nutrition Guidelines, up-to-date nutrition research and current health and eating habits of Albertans. The poster series Healthy Eating Starts Here: Steps to a Healthier You gives workplaces easy and visually appealing healthy eating tips. more

New Healthy Living Articles

Did you know that a new article on the lastest healthy living information is written every week for you? Check them out! more

2013 International Wellness Symposium

http://wellness4alberta.com/

Wellness: It's For Life is the theme of Alberta’s leading wellness conference that featured presentations by top experts and practitioners from the field of wellness. Click here to gain access to the presentations! more

FREE app encourages physical activity among youth

Spirit Runner is a new iOS app for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad designed to engage youth and encourage them to be active. The app is fun to use and easy to navigate. Spirit Runner is free and contains no advertising. more

New Public Health Campaign - sexgerms.com

Alberta’s latest public health awareness campaign encourages young adults to practice safer sex and reduce their risk of sexually transmitted infections. more

Alberta’s Strategic Approach to Wellness

Health for All …Wellness for Life is the vision released by Government  on October 2, 2013 at the International  Wellness Symposium. more

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Hundreds of people and groups help make our school communities healthier. Help them get the recognition they deserve!

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Healthy School Communities Award

Hundreds of people and groups help make our school communities healthier for children and youth.  And they deserve to be recognized. The 2014 award program is now accepting applications! more

Get Healthier by Using the 'Choose Most Often' Criteria

The Choose Most Often criteria for food options help you pick the right foods and portion sizes specifically for you! The criteria are based on the Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide recommendations and the Alberta Nutrition Guidelines. Try out the handy Healthy U Food Checker so you can start selecting Choose Most Often foods to get healthier today. more