We are pleased to welcome Michael de Jong to the Healthy Families BC blog team. Michael is B.C.'s Minister of Health and he has committed to making some healthy changes in his life. Check out his blogs in the upcoming weeks and follow his journey to a healthier lifestyle.
My Healthy Lifestyle Challenge
Did you know that 80 per cent of chronic diseases like diabetes can be prevented just by following a healthy diet, not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight and exercising regularly? Before I became Minister of Health, I didn't realize the impact healthier choices could have in preventing some of the most common forms of illness. I've become inspired to try and make some changes in my lifestyle. + MORE