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Active Living

A healthy lifestyle is supported by active living. Physical activity, healthy eating and sleep are all parts of active living that improve health and can help reduce risk of chronic diseases including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. It’s never too late to start.

 
  • Physical Activity IconPhysical Activity
    Being healthy starts with being active early in life and extends to older adulthood.
  • Healthy Eating IconHealthy Eating
    Healthy eating is an important way to be healthy and reduce your risk of chronic disease.
  • Sleep IconSleep
    Sleep is a restorative activity. It improves attention, behaviour, memory, and overall mental and physical health.
 

Build Your Best Day!

Build Your Best Day1 is a fun, interactive and educational tool to help children and youth aged 5-17 and their parents learn about the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines.

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Date of creation: November 1, 2017
Last modified on: January 25, 2018
 

References

1ParticipACTION. (2016). Build Your Best Day! Retrieved from
https://www.participaction.com/en-ca/thought-leadership/benefits-and-guidelines/5-17