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High Blood Pressure and Hypertension: Learning the Basics By Carolyn Eagle

Posted December 14, 2014
High Blood Pressure and Hypertension: Learning the Basics

If you have ever had a check-up at the doctor’s office, you will be familiar with the idea of having your blood pressure taken. It is a quick, harmless test, but what exactly is your doctor looking for?   A blood pressure cuff measures the pressure or force of blood against the walls of... Read More...

Six Ways to Eat Healthy While Dining Out By Sagan Morrow

Posted August 31, 2014
Six Ways to Eat Healthy While Dining Out

Yes, you can eat healthy even when you’re out at restaurants! Here’s what to do: 1) Choose local businesses over chain restaurants. With chain restaurants, there’s too much of the unknown surrounding your food. Some of the items will be shipped in bulk from far away. Most of the m... Read More...

Adding Soy to Your Diet: Yes or No By Carolyn Eagle

Posted August 18, 2014
Adding Soy to Your Diet: Yes or No

Soy products have become increasingly popular and available in the last ten years, with tofu, edamame, tempeh, and soy milk becoming staples at many grocery stores. We hear it referred to as a superfood and there are endless suggestions on how to incorporate it into your diet. There are also countle... Read More...

Love your body... first By Lisa Petty

Posted July 27, 2014
Love your body... first

Have you ever set a health goal, perhaps to lose weight through healthy diet and regular exercise, and just know that when you cross the finish line you’ll absolutely love your body? So, you dangle that self-love out there for some future time and place, like a carrot (with dressing on the sid... Read More...

Why Strength Training Is So Important for Women By Carolyn Eagle

Posted July 23, 2014
Why Strength Training Is So Important for Women

In this body conscious society, it seems that weight loss tips and tricks for women are everywhere. Headlines are constantly advising us how to drop pounds, dress sizes, and inches quickly and easily. I admit to jumping on the bandwagon a few years ago by joining a weight loss program and losing a f... Read More...

How to Work Fish Into Your Family Meal Plan By Carolyn Eagle

Posted June 5, 2014
How to Work Fish Into Your Family Meal Plan

We hear the warnings over and over again. Studies repeatedly say that North Americans don’t eat enough fish and are missing out on all of those healthy omega 3 fatty acids that are so critical for decreasing bad cholesterol and reducing our risk for so many diseases, particularly heart disease... Read More...

June is Seniors' Month: Give thanks to the seniors in your life By Jackie Hickey

Posted June 1, 2014
June is Seniors' Month: Give thanks to the seniors in your life

Another early morning out on the Toronto area roads, off to a Seniors Month event in the city. June is Seniors Month and one of the busiest months for me, although it goes by fairly quickly with all the activities, celebrations and events that honour our seniors in the community. I love it! Recent... Read More...