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Apr
2017

Naturally sweet dates make this recipe a winner with no added sugars. Perfect to tuck into a kid’s lunchbox when using soy butter, but for an after school treat feel free to use any of your favourite nut butters. Ingredients: 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped and pitted medjool dates 1 cup (250 mL) orange juice 1/4 cup (50 mL) soy or nut butter 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla 1 tsp (5 mL) cinnamon 2 cups (500 mL) large flake oats…

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Golf Stretches To Prevent And Overcome Injuries

Golf requires a combination of flexibility, joint stability, balance and power. High-velocity movements during the swing phase of a drive can place a significant amount of stress on the muscles, joints, and intervertebral discs. Injuries can occur that keep golfers off the playing field and negatively impact their performance over…


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World Health Day Participation Tips

World Health Day is an annual event that focuses on a specific health issue to create awareness around the world. On April 7th, millions of people participate in activities to educate and inform others about the chosen issue and share resources that help others. World Health Day 2017 will focus…


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Dr. Jason Lemieux, Chiropractor

Golf season is approaching! Some may ask about particular stretches you can do to get ready for golf season or techniques on getting the ball further. However, in this video, Dr. Jason Lemieux points out how none of those aspects really matter, unless you focus on your golf swing. In…


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Mar
2017

Dr. Andra Campitelli, Naturopathic Doctor

Roughly seventy to ninety percentage of most medical issues have an underlying root cause of stress. Dr. Andra Campitelli discusses how your body needs a “rest period” to overcome stress plateaus. However, due to many of us being constantly on the go, our bodies do not get the rest that…


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This simple, elegant salad is perfect to enjoy on the deck with friends and family. Look for large shrimp to put right on the grill, but if they are smaller simply use a grill basket. Ingredients: 1 bag (454 g) frozen jumbo shrimp, thawed, peeled and deveined 2 tsp (10…


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Arthritis In Children

A child’s health is a parent’s first priority. Although many adults struggle with arthritis each day, many are also surprised to find out that the disease affects children as well. Also referred to as “juvenile arthritis,” arthritis in children causes similar pain and dysfunction symptoms that are seen in adults.…


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Dr. Jason Lemieux, Chiropractor

With the Winter Season dying down and finally coming into Spring, a number of people are partaking in Spring related activities, such as golf and gardening. One of the most common things that people also take part in is stretching right before a physical activity. However, Dr. Jason Lemieux explains…


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Keep Your Ankles Healthy While Skiing

Skiing injuries are some of the most common issues that physiotherapists treat. Skiing, snowboarding, and similar activities present a variety of risks of which you need to be aware. By taking simple steps to reduce your risk of injury, you improve your overall conditioning and avoid the injuries that keep…


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Eat Healthier For National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month is a reminder of the importance of eating healthy and investing in your long-term health. For many, this means a reduction in calories which will help them lose excess body fat and improve their daily performance. But dietary changes can be difficult to maintain. Food cravings and…


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