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RECIPES FOR HEALTHY EATING

Macaroni And Cheese

2 cups or 500 ml Macaroni, whole wheat
2 cups or 500 ml Milk, skim or 1%
1/4 cup or 60 ml Flour
1/4 tsp or 2 ml Pepper
1 tbsp or 15 ml Margarine, non-hydrogenated
3/4 cup or 175 ml Light cheddar cheese, grated
1 can or 284 ml Tomatoes, no salt added, cut up
1 Small onion, chopped
1/4 cup or 60 ml Bread crumbs, whole wheat

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HEALTHY NEWS

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2015 Alberta Survey on Physical Activity Now Available

The 2015 Alberta Survey on Physical Activity, published by the Alberta Centre for Active Living, indicates that increasing physical activity and decreasing sedentary behaviour should be a priority for Albertans. more

This award is designed to recognize employers who encourage a healthy workplace and the efforts of staff to stay healthy at work and beyond. 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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Congratulations to this year's Healthy School Communities Award Champions!

Hundreds of people and groups help make our school communities healthier for children and youth.  Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Awards! 
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Make Room for Play!

ParticipACTION has launched the Make Room for Play campaign, aimed at reducing the amount of screen time for children & youth and encouraging adults to be active role models. more

2013 Winners of the Alberta Healthy School Communities Award

Hundreds of people and groups help make our school communities healthier for children and youth.  Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Awards! 
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FREE app encourages physical activity among youth

Spirit Runner is an 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

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

2014 Winners of Premier's Award for Healthy Workplaces

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

Healthy Eating Poster Series

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

Building a Healthier Workplace using COR

Alberta employers will soon be recognized and rewarded for supporting health initiatives within their workplace. more

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

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

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