How many servings of fruit and vegetables do I need each day?
How much and what kinds of physical activity do I need?
|1 tbsp or 15 ml||Margarine, unsalted|
|1 1/2-2 cups or 375-500 ml||Diced vegetables (zucchini, peppers, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes)|
|2 tbsp or 30 ml||Chopped fresh herbs, your choice|
|Freshly ground pepper, to taste|
|6||Whole wheat tortillas|
|6-12 slices (100 g)||Ham, lean, low sodium|
|1 1/2-2 cups or 375-500 ml||Medium cheddar cheese, low fat, shredded|
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Business and industry leaders, peers and workplace champions met at the 2014 Workplace Wellness Summit and Awards on September 9, 2014 in Red Deer. more
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