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Why Eye Exams Are Important For ALL Ages By Carolyn Eagle

Posted May 1, 2015
Why Eye Exams Are Important For ALL Ages

 I was recently shocked when a good friend told me she had never had her eyes tested. As somebody who has been wearing glasses since the age of 11, I found this completely shocking. Her reasoning was that her vision was absolutely fine, but it had never occurred to her that eye exams were about... Read More...

The Biggest Signs You Need Your Thyroid Checked By Carolyn Eagle

Posted April 23, 2015
The Biggest Signs You Need Your Thyroid Checked

You’ve probably heard of it and may even know someone who has a thyroid problem, but how much do you really know about what the thyroid does in the body? For such a small gland, it can be the cause of some major health problems, so let’s take a look at what the thyroid does and some of t... Read More...

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GLUTEN By Carolyn Eagle

Posted April 17, 2015
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GLUTEN

The dictionary definition gluten is: a substance present in cereal grains, especially wheat, that is responsible for the elastic texture of dough. A mixture of two proteins, it causes illness in people with celiac disease. It’s remarkable that such a simply defined little ingredient has be... Read More...

Great Protein Sources For the Child Who Wont Eat Meat By Carolyn Eagle

Posted March 27, 2015
Great Protein Sources For the Child Who Wont Eat Meat

Children are notoriously picky eaters and it can be more than a little worrisome when they decide to reject foods that can provide them with essential nutrients. Meat seems to be a big stumbling block with many kids and while there are many healthy and happy vegetarian families out there, those o... Read More...

The Pros and Cons of Coconut Oil By Carolyn Eagle

Posted March 16, 2015
The Pros and Cons of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil seems to be everywhere you look now, and there are some really good reasons for that. Once dismissed as an unhealthy source of saturated fats, new studies have been showing that coconut oil may help with everything from weight loss to diaper rash. While there is no lack of information o... Read More...

How Daylight Savings Time Affects Your Health By Carolyn Eagle

Posted March 4, 2015
How Daylight Savings Time Affects Your Health

When we shift our clocks forward an hour in the spring, it can be a breath of fresh air. One less hour of sunlight in the morning but an extra hour of light in the evening, letting our bodies and our brains know that the dreary winter is finally coming to a close and spring is at hand. The most ob... Read More...

Could You Be Entering Perimenopause By Carolyn Eagle

Posted February 24, 2015
Could You Be Entering Perimenopause

Canadian women are starting their families later in life than ever before thanks to the advancements in reproductive technologies over the last decade. Mothers over 45 now count for one in every 1000 births in Canada, and increasingly it is possible for women to establish their careers, have more fi... Read More...