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Flax Ginger Cookies

 1 1/3 cups or 330 ml  Barley flour
 1/2 cup or 125 ml  Ground flax
 2 tsp or 10 ml  Baking soda
 1 tsp or 5 ml  Cinnamon
 1 tsp or 5 ml  Ginger
 1/2 tsp or 5 ml  Cloves
 1/4 cup or 60 ml  Canola oil
 1/2 cup or 125 ml  Brown sugar, packed 
 1  Large egg 
 1/3 cup or 80 ml  Molasses


Thai Hot and Sour Soup

 6 cups or 1.5 L  Chicken broth, low sodium*
 1/2 cup or 125 ml  Onion
 2 tsp or 10 ml  Ginger root, grated
 4  Shiitake mushrooms
 1 cup or 250 ml  Tofu, light
 2 1/2 tbsp or 35 ml  Soy sauce, low sodium*
 2 tbsp or 30 ml  Fresh lime juice
 1 tsp or 5 ml  Asian chili sauce
 12  Shrimp, shelled and deveined
 2  Eggs, beaten
 1 tsp or 5 ml  Sesame Oil
 2  Green onions, chopped
 1/4 cup or 60 ml  Fresh cilantro, chopped


Chicken Nuggets with Sweet Potato Fries


Chicken Nuggets

1 lb or 450 g Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 tbsp or 30 ml Skim milk
3 tbsp or 45 ml Romano cheese, finely grated
1/2 tsp or 2 ml Garlic powder
2 tbsp or 30 ml Dijon mustard
1/4 cup or 60 ml Dry, fine whole wheat bread crumbs
1/4 cup or 60 ml Whole wheat flour
1/2 tsp or 2 ml Oregano

Sweet Potato Fries

1.5 lbs or 657 g Sweet potatoes
2 tbsp or 30 ml Olive oil
1 tsp or 5 ml Paprika 
1 tsp or 5 ml Pepper

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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


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

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!

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

New Public Health Campaign -

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