Boy with trauma of the head

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that alters the way that your brain functions. While concussions are relatively common, especially among those who play sports, they can also result from a car accident, a fall or nearly any event that results in a blow to the head, neck or…

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Article_WhyYouShouldBeTakingVitaminB

“Vitamin B” is an essential vitamin that plays a variety of very important roles in supporting your body’s regular functions to keep you healthy. More commonly referred to as “Vitamin B complex”, vitamin B is actually made up of eight distinct vitamins including B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9…

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Midsection Of Woman Smiling While Adjusting Weight Scale

The new year is here and, for many people, that means New Year’s resolutions. While one common resolution is weight loss, many people aren’t sure how to properly go about losing weight in a safe, healthy and sustainable way. Fad diets and quick fixes are not the solution. Many people…

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Water Pitcher and Glass

Most people take steps to stay hydrated when the weather is warm. During the summer, people drink water regularly in order to keep themselves feeling cool and refreshed. However, in the winter, this doesn’t always happen. Because the weather is much colder, a lot of people don’t concern themselves with…

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Vegetables

Everyone knows about the health value of vegetables. However, most of us don’t eat enough of them on a daily basis. The good news is that it’s not that tough to add more vegetables to your diet. Here are a few quick ways that you can consume more vegetables on…

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Article_HowToReadNutritionLabels

Knowing what’s in your food is very important. Not only does it help you make sure you’re getting all the nutrients you need, the fact is that many foods contain ingredients that you might not expect. Which means that something that might appear to be healthy, could, in fact, be…

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Supplements & Exercise Strategy To Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in Canada. A sedentary lifestyle and a poor diet resulting in high levels of cholesterol and homocysteine, an amino acid which damages the arterial wall making it easier cholesterol to adhere to those walls and restrict blood flow, can significantly increase your…

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Article_MakingYourSpouseHealthier

Did you know that married individuals are more likely to live healthy and active lives if their spouse does the same? It’s true! Studies have shown that married people tend to eat healthier diets if their spouse does and this same pattern also applies to exercise. WHEN ONE SPOUSE EATS…

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Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? It’s a time when Dietitians, Nutritionists, Naturopaths and other health professionals across Canada go to great lengths to remind us about the importance and benefits of healthy eating. This year, the focus of Nutrition Month is “eating well at work” (in…

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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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