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10 Tips for Keeping Your Back Healthy
Posted date : Jul 08, 2011.
10 Tips for Keeping Your Back Healthy - Research shows that 80 per cent of Canadians will experience back pain at some point in their lives. When it comes to back pain, prevention is oft....   Read more...

Moderate Coffee and Tea Consumption
Posted date : Jul 20, 2010.
Moderate Coffee and Tea Consumption - A recent study has shown that moderate coffee and tea consumption reduces the risk of heart disease. The study, led by physicians and researchers ....   Read more...

What Makes Retirees Really Happy?
Posted date : Jul 20, 2010.
What Makes Retirees Really Happy? - You may or may not be surprised. A recent study shows that strong social ties are the key to a happy retirement; more so than having grandchildren. A ....   Read more...

Diabetes: Fact and Fiction
Posted date : May 27, 2010.
Diabetes: Fact and Fiction - If you've just been diagnosed with diabetes, it may be difficult to separate fact from fiction.The American Diabetes Association debunks some ....   Read more...

Eating Out Doesn’t Mean Overeat
Posted date : Sep 22, 2009.
Eating Out Doesn’t Mean Overeat - When you are on the road and have to eat at restaurants, or if you just like to eat out once in a while or like to eat out often, try to maintain your....   Read more...

Can eating certain foods make us smarter...?
Posted date : Jul 21, 2009.
Can eating certain foods make us smarter...? - According to recent research, yes – certain foods do contribute to memory, alertness and mood. Here are some of the key nutrients that help ....   Read more...

Healthy Eating for Seniors
Posted date : May 24, 2008.
Healthy Eating for Seniors - At a recent Winter Information meeting, a CSA member asked me what the latest advice was regarding healthy eating for seniors, claiming that he had be....   Read more...

Accidents: Causes and Prevention
Posted date : May 22, 2008.
Accidents: Causes and Prevention - Having spent 25 years as an Ontario coroner and 15 years involved in insurance claims by travelling Canadians who suffer from accidents, I am acutely ....   Read more...

Nuts and Seeds OK for Diverticulosis?
Posted date : May 22, 2008.
Nuts and Seeds OK for Diverticulosis? - Nuts and seeds OK for diverticulosis? Apparently so, according to a study conducted by the University of Washington. The study, which began in 1986, f....   Read more...

Nuts for your Heart
Posted date : Aug 07, 2007.
Nuts for your Heart - One or two handfuls of pistachio nuts a day can help reduce blood levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL) by up to 11%. Don't just add the....   Read more...

Eat Fish & Quit Smoking!
Posted date : Jun 01, 2007.
Eat Fish & Quit Smoking! - It has been reported that 75% of adults over the age of 75 will be affected by age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Two recent studies published in....   Read more...

Don't read this with a grain of salt!
Posted date : May 30, 2007.
Don't read this with a grain of salt! - We all know that excess sodium intake can lead to high blood pressure. However, sodium is an essential nutrient and cannot be eliminated completely. T....   Read more...

A Lemon a Day Keeps the Doctor Away
Posted date : May 30, 2007.
A Lemon a Day Keeps the Doctor Away - Did you know that drinking a few glasses of lemonade each day can prevent the formation of kidney stones? Citrate (citric acid) is a natural inhibitor....   Read more...

Eating Well and Keeping Fit
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Eating Well and Keeping Fit - As much as new medical procedures and pharmaceuticals have done in modern times to improve and prolong our lives, there is increasing scientific proof....   Read more...

Don't Take the Fall, Take Vitamin D Instead
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Don't Take the Fall, Take Vitamin D Instead - According to a study by the Journal of the American Medical Association, older adults who take vitamin D supplements may substantially reduce their ri....   Read more...

Eat Your Favourite Colour
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Eat Your Favourite Colour - The appealing, rich colour of some fruits and vegetables may protect you from disease. Studies show that the natural pigments in colourful fruits and ....   Read more...

Getting Rid of those Ugly Dust Mites
Posted date : May 10, 2007.
Getting Rid of those Ugly Dust Mites - Wash bedding at least every two weeks, in hot water.Use allergy-proof encasements for your mattresses and pillows. Clean the frame of your bed, thoro....   Read more...

Go Nuts for Lower Cholesterol
Posted date : May 02, 2007.
Go Nuts for Lower Cholesterol - We're usually told to stay away from nuts due to their high fat content, but you should think twice about cutting them from your diet completely. R....   Read more...

OMEGA-3 Oils
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
OMEGA-3 Oils - Just about everything these days is touted as fat free. Take a stroll down the supermarket aisles and count the number of products that brightly claim....   Read more...

Mediterranean Diet
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Mediterranean Diet - Conclusions of a recent study involving 22,000 people over a four-year period revealed that persons who regularly enjoyed a Mediterranean diet lived l....   Read more...

Popular Natural Health Products
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
Popular Natural Health Products - Living in a first world nation, we Canadians enjoy a level of health that is better than most of the world's population. We are vaccinated from birth ....   Read more...

High Protein - Low Card Diets
Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.
High Protein - Low Card Diets - Much has been made in the media recently about the effectiveness of high protein, low carbohydrate diets as a weight loss miracle. One such diet is kn....   Read more...

Acupuncture
Posted date : Apr 06, 2007.
Acupuncture - The Chinese healing art of acupuncture is a system of a number of medical treatments that are thousands of years old. Some authorities maintain that a....   Read more...

Snacking Linked to Lower Cholesterol
Posted date : Apr 06, 2007.
Snacking Linked to Lower Cholesterol - Eating several small meals a day as opposed to eating two or three large meals can play a pivotal role in your 's Cholesterol levels.What you eat ....   Read more...

Tea: It's Good For Yor Heart
Posted date : Apr 05, 2007.
Tea: It's Good For Yor Heart - A recent study published in the American Heart Association's Journal reported that tea consumption was linked to lower death rates for Heart Attack su....   Read more...

Water Wars
Posted date : Apr 03, 2007.
Water Wars - The big conglomerates are fighting tooth and nail to sell you their brand of water. We thought it might be helpful to review some of our previous comm....   Read more...

The Wonderful World of Water
Posted date : Mar 03, 2007.
The Wonderful World of Water - You've heard it a thousand times: drink eight glasses of water a day. Even though this is just an estimated amount for most people, you don't do it. Y....   Read more...