The March issue of The Westcoast Reader

March is Nutrition Month. The March newspaper has articles about healthy eating, Spring Break, farming goldfish, Henrik Sedin and how to make biscotti.

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Seven steps to a healthier life

Walk and bicycle everywhere you go. Photo: The Alliance for Biking and Walking / cc, Flickr

Walk and bicycle everywhere you go.
Photo: The Alliance for Biking and Walking / cc, Flickr

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun
Level 1

It is simple. Eat less and move more.

Lose weight and feel healthier by doing these things.

Read the PDFs. Try the exercises.
Seven steps to a heathier life
Your Health is part of an e-book on healthy living from Best of the Reader

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Thousands of Canadians live to be 100 years old

Shu-Wing Mak looks good at 99-years-old. Photo: Jason Payne, The Vancouver Sun

Shu-Wing Mak looks good at 99-years-old.
Photo: Jason Payne, The Vancouver Sun

Level 3

Almost 6000 Canadians are 100 years old. Most of them are women.

Three people tell us their secrets.

Shu-Wing Mak volunteers in Chinatown. He says his active life keeps him healthy. He visits seniors at a retirement home regularly. He listens to Chinese opera and writes for the newspaper. He received the Queen Elizabeth Jubilee medal this year.

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