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Canada's Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines

Canada's Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines

January 14, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC

Drinking is a personal choice, if you choose to drink these Canadian Guidelines can help you know you limits.
Five ways to well-being

Five Ways to Well-being

January 13, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC

There are two main elements to well-being: feeling good and functioning well. To feel and function better, there are things you can do – the Five Ways to Well-being.
Canada's Physical Activity Guidelines

Canada's Physical Activity Guidelines

January 13, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC

How much physical activity is recommended to achieve health benefits and which types of activity should you and your family should participate in?
Excessive Drinking and Your Body

Excessive Drinking and Your Body

January 13, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC

Continued, long-term use and excessive use of alcohol can do damage to your body. Here are a few of the major body parts that can be damaged from excessive drinking.
Yellow Light Alcohol Combinations

Yellow Light Alcohol Combinations

January 12, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC

Not everything combines safely with alcohol. Use caution with these “yellow light” alcohol combos. When you choose to drink, it’s always best in moderation and to stay within the low-risk drinking guidelines.
Moderate Alcohol Consumption and Low-Risk Drinking

Moderate Alcohol Consumption and Low-Risk Drinking

January 12, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC

Alcohol impacts everyone differently. In small amounts, alcohol can be beneficial. Read more to find out what moderation means.
Drinking and Disease: Risks for Women

Drinking and Disease: Risks for Women

January 12, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC

Drinking alcohol can increase your risk of certain diseases and conditions. When it comes to women and alcohol, there are some benefits but also significant risks. Find out what they are.
Drinking and Disease: Risks for Men

Drinking and Disease: Risks for Men

January 12, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC

Drinking alcohol can increase your risk of certain diseases and conditions. The more you drink, the more that risk can go up. Find out which diseases men are at risk for from drinking alcohol.
Alcohol and the Human Body

Alcohol and the Human Body

January 12, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC

Alcohol has both immediate and long-term effects on your body. Learn about how alcohol affects your behaviour and your body.
Drinking and Your Health: Why Moderation Matters

Drinking and Your Health: Why Moderation Matters

January 12, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC

Drinking alcohol can increase your risk of certain diseases including many cancers. The more you drink, the more that risk can go up. Find out how many drinks it takes to put you at risk, what diseases you may face and how high or low those risks can be.

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