Contributed by: News Canada
Busier lifestyles result in 10 million Canadians living unbalanced lives
(NC) - Most of us know that striking a balance between work, physical activity, proper nutrition and recreation can help enhance our well-being. Despite this, almost a third of Canadians feel that they aren't living a balanced life, according to the Country Harvest +Plus Balance Index, a survey conducted by Angus Reid Strategies.
"Eating well fits into the overall formula for living life to the fullest," says nutrition expert Isabelle Huot, PhD. "A healthy diet not only nourishes the body, but it also nourishes the mind and soul, giving you the energy you need."
Huot recommends choosing foods that are high in nutritional value. When choosing breads, for instance, look for products that are a source of omega-3, made with 100 per cent whole grains and deliver twice the amount of fibre, iron and folate (folic acid), and great taste, such as new Country Harvest +Plus.
Looking for a little something to help you live life to the fullest? Check out www.countryharvest.com for wholesome recipes sure to help achieve a balanced diet.
In a large bowl, mix together chicken and mayonnaise.
Mix in celery, currants, pine nuts, parsley, salt, pepper and lemon juice.
Lay slices of bread on counter. Line with lettuce.
Mound 1 heaping cup of chicken mixture on top, flattening slightly.
Top with bread slices.
Serving Size: Makes 4 Servings
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