Session 6 - Make Healthy Food Choices
Healthy eating can reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. But did you know that these conditions also increase your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease?
Healthy food choices not only improve your general health, in the long-term nutritious food helps maintain brain function and slows memory decline.
When you have completed this session, you will be able to:
- Describe the benefits of healthy eating in reducing risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and maintaining quality of life when you have Alzheimer’s disease.
- Identify healthy food choices to reduce risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and maintaining quality of life when you have Alzheimer’s disease.
- Identify strategies to make healthier food choices a part of your daily routine.
Session 6 includes the following parts:
Part 1: Choose a Healthy Lifestyle
Part 2: Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide
Part 3: Using Canada’s Food Guide
Part 4: Smart Choices Checklist
Part 5: Tips for Making Healthy Food Choices
Part 6: My Food Journal
Part 7: My Personal Action Plan
Work through the various parts of the session at your leisure. Move from one part to another at your own pace and in the order that makes sense to you, based on your own needs and interests.
Take time to visit the Discussion Forums, where you can post, in a common area, messages to all other community members. It’s a place for you to interact with others and to discuss the topics and ideas introduced throughout this session.
At any time, you may scroll to the Search bar at the top of the page and type a specific question or topic.
IntroductionYou are here
Part 1 - Choose a Healthy LifestylePart 1
Part 2 - Eating Well with Canada’s Food GuidePart 2
Part 3 - Using Canada’s Food GuidePart 3
Part 4 - Smart Choices ChecklistPart 4
Part 5 - Tips for Making Healthy Food ChoicesPart 5
Part 6 - My Food JournalPart 6
Part 7 - My Personal Action PlanPart 7
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