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Fitness and family health

January 05, 2018

Top tips for healthy living in 2018

Start 2018 off bright with some of the best health and fitness tips – including a great diabetes-friendly recipe – from Learn & Plan in 2017.

From a guide to seasonal eating to an exclusive, diabetes-friendly recipe from Canadian superstar chef Mark McEwan, here are some fun and easy ways you can live a healthier life in 2018.

1. Eating well can be kind to your wallet as well as the environment

Eating fruits and vegetables in season isn’t just a summer thing. From eating more root vegetables to joining a winter CSA, here are some tips for eating seasonally this winter and throughout 2018.

2. Rest up, feel better, accomplish more!

Poor sleep can you leave you feel cranky, groggy and unproductive, and there’s nothing more energizing than a good night’s rest, so try these 5 ways to get more sleep.

3. The benefits of weight training

Lifting weights isn’t just for body-builders: It’s beneficial for people of all ages and shapes. This year, think about incorporating weight training into your workout plan to build lean muscle and burn fat.

4. How to make the most of your fitness tracker

Wearable fitness trackers and fitness apps can make it easy to track your steps, sleep and calories. However, that data is useless if you don’t have benchmarks and goals. Here’s some help for setting those goals – and reaching them.

5. Try this tasty salmon

Eating well doesn’t mean you have sacrifice good taste. In this video, chef Mark McEwan shares with his delicious, diabetes-friendly recipe for mustard sun-glazed salmon with warm farro salad.

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