At least half of all cancers can be prevented with a healthy lifestyle. Along with other lifestyle behaviours, being physically active can reduce your chances of developing cancer and is a vital factor in the fight against this disease.
This report outlines a whole-of-system approach to how we fund transport infrastructure, how we move people, how we move goods, and how we better integrate our spatial planning systems with effective transport networks.
This booklet is full of great information on topics important to men, encouraging healthier physical, mental and emotional behaviours. The information is current, evidence based and written by health experts. It covers a range of issues that may affect you, your friends, colleagues or family members.
Even though less than half of the Australian population are men, more men than women are diagnosed with cancer each year. Prostate cancer and testicular cancer are not the only cancers that affect men.
This 12-page DL booklet contains information about the types of cancer that most affect men and what men can do to reduce their cancer risk. It is designed for use by individuals, organisations and community groups.
The Physical Activity Report Card initiative was first developed and produced by Active Healthy Kids Canada in 2005, with an updated Report Card released annually for the past decade. The Physical Activity Report Card is a translation of knowledge, which provides the best synthesis of available evidence regarding the physical activity and sedentary behaviours of children and young people, and the settings/influences and strategies/investments which have a potential impact on these behaviours.
Eating a healthy diet is important to prevent overweight and obesity, which is a risk factor for some types of cancer. This 18-page DL booklet provides practical information to help you improve your diet and help reduce your cancer risk. It includes information on: how to choose a balanced diet including fruit, vegetables, whole grain and wholemeal foods; serving sizes; how to reduce the fat and salt in your diet; fluid intake; and reading food labels.
This 20-page DL brochure provides practical information to help you reach and maintain a healthy body weight , which can reduce your risk of developing cancer and other chronic diseases.
It includes information on body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, energy balance, eating well, portion control, serving sizes, being active and why diets don’t work.
Our vision is a built environment that promotes health, happiness and wellbeing. Planning for a healthy built environment considers the issues related to broader social capital and sense of community to ensure that everyone benefits from a quality urban form.
Regular moderate physical activity throughout life (for example brisk walking) reduces the risk of all-cause mortality as well as the incidence of, and fatality rate from, cardiovascular disease, especially coronary heart disease, through a direct effect on coronary atherosclerosis.