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Session 6 - Make Healthy Food Choices

Introduction

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.

Learning Objectives

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

Session Summary

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. 

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Parts

  • Introduction

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  • Part 1 - Choose a Healthy Lifestyle

    Part 1
  • Part 2 - Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide

    Part 2
  • Part 3 - Using Canada’s Food Guide

    Part 3
  • Part 4 - Smart Choices Checklist

    Part 4
  • Part 5 - Tips for Making Healthy Food Choices

    Part 5
  • Part 6 - My Food Journal

    Part 6
  • Part 7 - My Personal Action Plan

    Part 7
  • Summary

    Summary

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