Search Resources (English): Life style

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Healthy lifestyle: strengthening the effectiveness of lifestyle approaches to improve health  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/phdd/docs/healthy/
Redefines the construct “healthy lifestyle” so that the term can be more usefully applied in health promotion and population health, and in the implementation of health-related interventions. Presents a reconstructed perspective of “healthy lifestyle”, evidence for the effectiveness of lifestyle interventions, and promising approaches to foster healthy lifestyles. Suggests that barriers to implementing healthy lifestyles include how the concept has been defined and promoted, and how people, especially those with lower socio-economic status, are enabled to live healthy lives. (See Details)
Published: 2000
A life course approach to women's health
Looks at the social and biological risk factors (in early and later life) for women's health throughout her life span.
Published: 2002
Healthy women, healthy lives: a guide to preventing disease, from the Landmark Nurses' Health Study
Provides findings from the Nurses's Health Study, incorporated in tips and strategies for women looking to make healthy lifestyle changes.
Published: 2001
Healthy hearts and healthy communities: how health promotion helps us think differently about cardiovascular disease  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1099486425150&pagename=CHN-RCS%2FCHNResource%2FCHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource&lang=En
Highlights a recent study showing that most risk factors for cardiovascular disease can be modified by lifestyle changes. Elaborates on the broader issue of the impact of social, economic, and environmental factors on an individual’s health. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Women with heart disease: living a good life  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1150201651183&pagename=CHN-RCS%2FCHNResource%2FCHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource&lang=En
Explains in what ways heart disease affects women differently than men. Lists the symptoms of angina and heart attack, risk factors, challenges women face in managing heart disease, and lifestyle changes that will help. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Managing menopause with diet, vitamins and herbs
Provides nutrition and diet advice for relief of symptoms, weight control and reducing the risk of breast cancer, heart and other disease in peri- and post-menopause.
Published: 2000
Breast cancer  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iyh-vsv/diseases-maladies/breast-sein_e.html
Discusses risks factors related to breast cancer. Offers suggested lifestyle changes and/or behaviours to help minimize the risk. (See Details)
Published: 2002, 2004