British Columbians are one of the healthiest populations in Canada. We can make choices for ourselves and our families that make a real difference in our ability to remain healthy and active now, and enjoy life to its fullest in the future.
While healthy living may mean different things to different people, B.C. is committed to helping people of all ages achieve the best in health. The best in health starts with:
- Eating healthy foods
- Regular physical activity
- Creating healthy habits
- Preventing and reducing illness or disease
- Making informed health decisions
Healthy living and physical activity are beneficial at any age; it’s never too late to start healthier habits.
Information in this section:
Healthy eating is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Healthy eating promotes and supports social, physical, and mental wellbeing for everyone, at all ages and stages of life. Whether you are looking for general information on healthy eating, are managing a condition or are interested in food safety, security, and policy in B.C., our resources can help you make healthy choices for you and your family. If you have further healthy eating, food or nutrition questions, you can contact a registered dietitian at Dietitian Services.
Physical activity is important at any age to help you improve your health and reduce your risk of disease. Learn more about how you can add more physical activity to your life.
Creating and maintaining healthy habits can benefit your life in many ways. Learn more about how you can work towards the healthy habits that help you meet your health goals.
Disease and Injury Prevention
We all want to do what we can to prevent disease and injuries. Learn more about what you can do to stay healthy.
Informed Health Decisions
Making health decisions is easier when you have as much information as possible. These resources can help you make informed health decisions.