Staying Healthy for the Holidays

Christmas is just around the corner and with the festive holiday comes all sorts of tempting foods that can throw your body and healthy lifestyle into a tizzy. Holiday food can inspire…

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Is it A Cold or The Flu?

Symptoms of a cold come on gradually. Flu Symptoms appear quickly with body aches and pains being so severe that many people are bedridden. During a cold, body aches and…

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Essential Nutrients to Consume During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, eating a healthy, varied diet is especially important because it will help you to get all the vitamins and minerals you need. There's no magic formula for a…

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Brant Arts First Let’s Talk Event!

What a fantastic group we had for our first Let's Talk Event! 15 women joined Carolyn and Kerry for a provocative discussion about the options women have to help them…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Get the Flu Shot

Although there are plenty of advertisements urging us to get the flu shot, many Canadians are still willing to take their chances each year. In 2015-2016 alone, only 32.4 percent…

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Inflammation & Weight – Are They Related?

As the recent International Menopause Society Meeting in Vancouver, a session on the relationship between excess weight and inflammation was presented. Fat cells called adipoctyes produce hormones such as TNF…

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Why You Should Start Taking Fish Oil Supplements

Over the past decade, many Canadians have turned to omega-3 fish oil supplements, which have benefits for healthy people and also those with moderate to serious medical health conditions.The reasons for all…

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What is Dyspareunia?

Dyspareunia is the medical term for pain with intercourse, and is experienced by most women at some point in their lives.  This can occur due to a range of reasons…

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Drug Holiday

As our summer holidays come to an end, I would like to talk about the idea of going on a drug holiday. This could be interpreted in a variety of…

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