Healthy Abbotsford Blog

Cooking and Eating on $1.75 a Day

Many families struggle to afford healthy food. In this post there is a great resource that will help make this easier.

April 27 to May 1st is the annual Live Below the Line Challenge. The challenge is, for five days,  to eat and drink on only $1.75. To help the people participating in the challenge the organizers of the challenge have developed a cookbook of recipes that will result in 3 meals per day for no more than $1.75.

Click below to download the cookbook.

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picture of the live below the line cookbook

Click here to learn more about the challenge.

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Changing Physical Activity Habits

This article is from www.healthyfamiliesbc.ca

There are a lot of motivating reasons to be physically active. For me, it’s a time I spend with friends who share similar interests, the feeling of increasing my fitness level, and it allows me that mental break from the day.

Everyone is different in what motivates them; it’s about finding what works for you!

So how do you make a change to be more active? One tool that can help is a decision balance analysis. This is about writing down the benefits and costs of both changing and not changing your physical activity habits. Below is an example of a decision balance I wrote. Keep in mind that your reasons might be completely different.

 

To read the rest of the article click here.

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