Diabetes Awareness Month

November is diabetes awareness month, and today is Diabetes day! In honour of this, we’ve decided to shine some light on this condition that affects around 9% of the Canadian population. Diabetes is a condition in which the body has impaired production or abnormal response to the […]

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The Importance of Vitamin D

As the winter months set in and the days get shorter, the amount of sunlight we receive decreases. As vitamin D is primarily obtained from exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays, this means that most Canadians become deficient in this essential vitamin over the winter months, which […]

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Sleep Hygiene

Sleep is one of the body’s basic needs and is required in order to function. During this time our cells regenerate, we eliminate waste products, recover from injury and our immune system is strengthened. Sleep status may also be a determinate of long term health effects and […]

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All About Adaptogens

As a society we are super busy and productive, but when we don’t take time to slow down our adrenal glands pay the price, and so do the rest of our bodies. Adaptogens are a wonderful class of herbs and mushrooms that help support healthy adrenals so […]

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Yes, Stress Can Be Good For You!

Stress can be useful in many ways – helping us reach new goals, save ourselves from dangerous situations, motivate you to get to work on time!  The way we PERCEIVE stress can be more harmful than the amount or intensity of stress. Dr. Jaty has published an […]

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Picnic Snack Tips

Getting outdoors and enjoying time together is one of the most amazing things about summer. Get your family and friends together to visit one of Canada’s gorgeous parks this summer and bring a picnic basket full of healthy, simple options to treat your kids and yourselves! Here […]

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Getting out and about

Have you ever noticed a change in your mood simply when you step outside and feel the sunshine on your skin, when you hear the sounds of the world moving and grooving around you, and when you interact truly and deeply with the wonderful environment within which […]

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Barbecue Tips

Welcome summer with a few tips to make your next BBQ-ing experience an amazing one! Marinating your meat/veggies is one way to give your meal an extra kick. We’ve also included our favourite vegetables to try on the grill this summer! Marinating Tips: Marinating is ultimately allowing […]

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Sun Safety: Choosing a Low Risk Sunscreen

The moment the sun finally makes its long-awaited debut most of us just want to spend all day soaking it in. I’m sure many Canadians feel the same way, as we only have a few short months of summer so the opportunity to take advantage of the sun’s natural […]

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Mosquito Season

First of all – what is DEET? Diethyl-meta-toluamide or DEET is the main chemical found in bug repellents.  There is conflicting evidence surrounding DEET and its safety profile. DEET can act as an irritant and can cause epidermal reactions (severe reactions are rare) although studies have found […]

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