30
Jan
2015

    Here’s a hearty, comfort food meal that is rich with flavour. Perfect for those cold, snowy February nights!         Ingredients: 2 tbsp (25 mL) canola oil 1 1/2 lb (750 g) trimmed beef brisket Canola oil cooking spray 1 large onion, diced 2 tsp (10…

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Today, most of us spend a lot of our time in a seated position. We sit in our cars, on public transit, at work, during meals, while watching TV, while using the computer, while reading books and while playing games. Unfortunately, all of this sitting is putting our health at…

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If your New Year’s resolution was to eat better and maybe lose weight in 2015 but you find that you’ve actually been eating more rather than less this year, don’t worry. You’re not alone. A recent study found that, most of us actually buy more food (defined as calories per…

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For many years now, we’ve known that winter is a peak season for heart attacks. In fact, studies have shown that up to 53% more heart attacks take place in winter than in summer and the fatality rate is in winter is up to 36% higher as well. Thanks to…

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Improving Heart Health With Shorter Workouts

A common misconception is that you have to spend 30-60 minutes doing cardio exercises in order to improve your cardiovascular health. In fact, you actually can get a good cardiovascular workout with shorter, more intense periods of exercise. The key, however, is making sure to engage your entire body while…

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