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Break It Off

Using an innovative new approach, this national tobacco cessation awareness campaign aims to encourage young adults to quit smoking, stay quit and move on with their life staying tobacco-free, using the metaphor of a relationship break-up. Interesting tips and creative tools to support you: The Break It Off mobile application to help smokers track their break-up progress and overcome cravings and triggers when they happen, a Facebook Relationship Status feature that allows smokers to proudly announce their break-up with smoking to their network of friends encouraging positive feedback and support from others and access to quit coaches through the pan-Canadian Quitline at 1-866-366-3667

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Brought to you by the Canadian Cancer Society and Health Canada

Canada’s Food Guide

Canada’s Food Guide will help you and your family know how much food you need, what types of foods are better for you, and the importance of physical activity in your day.

Author/Origin:
Health Canada

Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines Handbook

This booklet shows how you and your family can plan to be physically active every day using the Canadian Physical Activity guidelines. It includes all eight of the Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour guidelines, plus sample log books with plenty of examples of ways you can incorporate physical activity into your schedule. Use the blank logs to track your own progress!

Author/Origin:
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology 

CANRISK – The Canadian Diabetes Risk Questionnaire

This interactive questionnaire will help you find out if you are at higher risk of having pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes through a series of questions about important risk factors for diabetes. These include age, family history of diabetes, ethnicity, and other factors. The questionnaire also allows you to enter your weight and height to determine your BMI and will ask you to measure your waist circumference to include these in your assessment. Throughout the questionnaire, you are being provided with specific pertinent facts regarding the information you enter.

Author/Origin:
Canadian Diabetes Association in partnership with Public Health Agency of Canada

Champion Stories

There are Wellness Champions in communities all around New Brunswick, whether they be individuals, families, community groups, schools or workplaces. Some have shared their success stories so they can be an inspiration for all of us. Check out these stories, get inspired and share them with others!

Author/Origin:
The Wellness Movement

Cookspiration

Healthy recipe ideas served up to suit your mood and schedule! This website presents a wide array of dietitian-approved recipes, by categories like “energize me!”, “sunlight boost” or “meatless meal”, to name just a few.

Also look for the mobile app on Google Play and the Apple App Store

Author/Origin:
Dietitians Canada

Determinants of Health Poster

A colorful, bilingual poster presenting the 12 determinants of health adopted as part of New Brunswick’s Wellness Strategy. Offered in 8½” by 14″ format to be printed and used as an educational tool to introduce the influence of the determinants of health on an individual’s wellness, or on a population’s general wellness levels. A presentation of each determinant is available in NB’s Wellness Strategy.

Author/Origin:
The Wellness Movement

Eat Wise

This web site and iPhone application give you the “Nutrition Facts” on all Canadian foods included in the Health Canada Canadian Nutrient File database, plus the “Nutrition Facts” from some branded food products.

Author/Origin:
Dietitians Canada

eaTracker

Use eaTracker to check your food and activity choices, analyze your recipes and plan your meals. Sign up to set goals and track your progress. The website is packed with tips, exercise suggestions and recipes.

Author/Origin:
Dietitians Canada
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