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Hit the holidays but skip the hangover: Expert how-to tips!

The holiday season is synonymous with ample opportunities to indulge in all things delicious. For many folks, this equates to dragging themselves to the curb on a cold January 1st morning (it’s no wonder we have New Year’s resolutions!).  However, there is a different way and it does not mean you have to sacrifice your [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fat Checker: an evidence based take on why we need to understand our fat cells better before we get rid of them

Obesity is a major health issue affecting huge numbers of Canadians, and it is a key factor in the development of numerous diseases, including Type 2 Diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and cancer (1, 2).  And unfortunately for many overweight people, the primary treatment recommendations are largely missing the mark (2). Let’s face it, if it [...]

By | November 16th, 2016|Fall|0 Comments

Hallowe’en: More ‘trick’ than ‘treat’ when it comes to your immune system

Halloween is only days away and it’s the perfect opportunity to cut loose: dress up wildly, get your groove on mid-week and let yourself indulge a bit! Although this great and ghouly event is synonymous with a sack full of sugary treats, you may want to limit your sweet indulgence - especially once you learn [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|Fall, Seasonal Articles|0 Comments

Back at school & already tuckered? Boost your brain with Omega 3’s!

With the return to school and work this fall we could all use a cognitive boost and omega 3 fatty acids are just the thing! We've all heard the terms 'omega 3's' and 'essential fatty acids' but what are they really?? Omega 3’s are a group of polyunsaturated fatty acids - in other words, 'good [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Fall, Seasonal Articles|0 Comments

Allerg-EASE ~ how to prevent & treat seasonal allergies

Making another midnight run to the allergy aisle of your local pharmacy? You’re not alone! Over 4 million Canadians suffer from seasonal allergies, and although a single symptom of a runny nose, or itchy eyes or sneezing may not be debilitating, the onslaught of them all together for weeks on end can be incapacitating both [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|Fall, Seasonal Articles|0 Comments