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Half Your Plate focuses on providing simple and practical ways to add a variety of fruits and veggies to every meal and snack. Tips and tricks, how to store fruits and veggies, inspiring recipes and even a guide on what spices to combine with what veggie or fruit.
- Fruits & Veggies: Half Your Plate
A comprehensive website focused on encouraging Canadians to consume the recommended amount of dairy products per day. It includes information on serving sizes, myths & realities, tips to getting enough dairy products through the day, and tools like recipe ideas and videos. You can also download their Get Enough Helper App, to track your portions servings of all 4 food groups from your mobile device!
- Dairy Farmers of Canada
Non-profit organization whose mandate is to lead projects and programs to identify and meet the needs of the 50-plus population in New Brunswick. Visit their website for information about the Healthy and Active Living program, their upcoming events, and to get in touch with your local coordinator. You may also reach them by calling their toll-free number: 1-800-530-4844
Keep connected with Go Ahead Seniors via their Facebook page!
- Go Ahead Seniors
Grant Connect is a bilingual database with detailed, searchable information on thousands of major organizations that offer grants to charitable groups. Grant Connect is typically a subscription-based service. However, community groups and organizations in New Brunswick can consult the database at no cost in any of the five resource centres or submit their question online for a technician to do the research for them and contact them with the results.
- New Brunswick Public Libraries
No matter how near or far you are from your goal of quitting smoking, this booklet will help you figure out what you want to do and provide the information you need to move forward. The steps are simple, and will help you quit smoking and resist the urge to start again by arming you with the skills, facts and motivation needed.
- Health Canada
On this webpage you will find several tip sheets about healthy aging. Eating well, understanding nutrition labeling, physical activity, and sleeping are only a few of the covered subjects.
Tips and resources to help you understand better the Canadian Food Guide, and how to implement its recommendations in your meal planning. Provides concrete examples of the size of food servings and tips for eating on a budget and coping with a busy lifestyle.
- The Mapleton Teaching Kitchen program
An organization committed to working collaboratively to support the creation of environments in NB that promote healthy eating and physical activity. HEPAC helps strengthen the ability of New Brunswickers to impact the wellness levels in their communities through professional development and networking opportunities, improved access to evidence-based information and best practices resources, tools and support.
- Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Coalition (HEPAC)
This information is part of the New Brunswick Dental Society’s campaign to remind New Brunswickers that a healthy mouth is important at every age, and to reinforce the idea that good oral health can help with good overall health. It is aimed at families and seniors in particular, because as we get older, our mouth changes as our body changes. The brochure provide details about the changes you can expect to see in your mouth and teeth and gives some tips to maintain a beautiful, youthful-looking smile. Copies are also available at local pharmacies across the province. A poster of the campaign is also available by clicking HERE.
- New Brunswick Dental Society - Seniors