As we get older, so do our joints. Our knees aren’t what they used to be— and come to think of it, neither are our shoulders, backs, hips, elbows, necks, fingers, wrists and toes. It’s difficult to know exactly how Read More
The sun is shining and it’s time for some spring cleaning – inside and out. We’re not just talking about our homes either. March is Liver Health Month, and it’s the perfect opportunity to take some time to make sure Read More
If you’re yawning while you read this we won’t take it personally. In fact you’re probably not the only person doing it. That’s because, according to experts, about a third of Canadians sleep fewer hours per night than recommended for Read More
February was Heart Month in Canada, an all-important opportunity to give our hearts some TLC and learn how to keep them healthy. Heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults. In fact, it’s the second leading cause of death in Read More
How is your New Year detox going? Whether it’s giving up alcohol for dry January, or simply trying to eat healthier after festive excess, detoxing is an increasingly common New Year’s resolution for most of us. But did you know Read More
Obesity is a sad fact of life in North America — so much so that it has been called a “western disease.”
It’s also a disease of inequality—obesity disproportionately affects different communities—including communities of color, communities with high levels of poverty, and adults with lower education levels.
Most of us understand “exercise is important.” But when it’s time to actually exercise, all kinds of more important things pop up. Maybe it’s a late-running business meeting or call. Maybe it’s the next episode of our favorite Netflix series. Read More