Healthy Living Tips

Healthy living is a goal, and doesn’t have to include hours in the gym or giving up your favourite foods. We’ve rounded up a couple of experts to provide some advice on eating well, getting active and taking care of your health. Read and share!


 
WATERED DOWN

By Theresa Albert

You know you are supposed to drink the darned stuff but water is so boring! Water.

The myth that you need 8 glasses each day is a bit arbitrary. Much depends upon how efficient your cooling system is (as in how sweaty you are) and some depends upon how much high water content (as in fruits and vegetables) foods you eat. [Read More]

 
 REAL LOW FAT WHIPPED TOPPING 
 
  FALL INTO THE HABIT OF BEING PROACTIVE ABOUT YOUR HEALTH
By Theresa Albert

Who needs super fatty whipped cream or, worse, transfat and sugar-laden “whipped topping”?  News of powdered skim milk helping to reduce the incidence of painful gout flareups caused me to go in search of ways to work this cheap ingredient into recipes.  [Read More

  By Sharon DeVilles

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month. Like many diseases, prostate cancer has risk factors that make developing the disease more likely. Knowing your risk is important so that you can talk to your doctor about prostate cancer.

With summer coming to an end and the crisp air of autumn just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to create new habits to start being proactive with your health. [Read More]


 

Sharon DeVilles Theresa Albert
Nutrition
Dr. Kim Foster
Physician

 
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