Being active every day is a step towards better health & body weight.
BE ACTIVE IN A WAY THAT SUITS YOU!
This will help ensure that you are active on a regular basis.
Here are some tips:
Learn more about active living:
Active Living Coalition for Older Adults: www.alcoa.ca
Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Adults – 65 Years and Older: www.esep.ca/guidelines
Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging: www.uwo.ca/actage
Osteoporosis Canada: www.osteoporosis.ca
HOW DO DIET AND EXERCISE AFFECT BONES AND MUSCLES?
As we get older, we lose bone strength and muscle mass. Here are some ways to keep bones and muscles strong:
Active Living Coalition for Older Adults: www.alcoa.ca/
Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Adults – 65 Years & Older:
Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging: www.uwo.ca/
Osteoporosis Canada: www.osteoporosis.ca/
HEALTHY EATING AS WE AGE
As we get older, we need fewer calories, but our need for nutrients remains the same and even increases in some cases. This makes meal planning important. Here are some tips on eating well:
Learn more about healthy eating:
Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide: www.healthcanada.gc.ca/
Or call: 1-866-225-0709
Dietitians of Canada: www.Dietitions.ca/
Active Living Coalition For Older Adults: www.alcoa.ca/
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