The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Health

Canada Health’s food guide update is set to restore healthier eating habits in Canadian diets.  Changes are aimed at easier understanding of the suggested meal servings, like how much we should see on our plates.

Regular meat eaters enjoy burgers complete with big meals but Canada Health’s revised food guide suggests more of the colored variety for your meal plates.

With 18,000 cattle producers in Alberta alone, the changes are not so subtle.  The Alberta Beef Producers are major contributors to the economy and food supply.

Shoes and shorts is all Robert Knox needs for a good run based on time intervals once reserved for Olympic athletes

Runner Robert Knox is taking his outdoor running inside, to the state of the art facilities at Mount Royal University during the month of February as temperatures remain at record lows. 

Marnie Deschenes remembers the exact day when her life changed. It was June 15, 2013. Overnight, her son went from a healthy child to someone she barely recognized.

With the release of the influenza vaccination on Oct. 15, Alberta Health Services announced that children ages five and up can receive their flu shot at a pharmacy, rather than children ages nine and up as in previous years. This change was made to ensure that Alberta’s immunization program is comparable to what other provinces are doing.