1000 Hours Outside Project

You may have heard people talking about being outside for 1000 hours, and thought them possibly somewhat extreme. Who on earth wants to stay...

Questions about the Ketogenic Diet

What is a ketogenic diet? How does it differ, and is it more effective than other diets? Apart from the hype surrounding this diet,...
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New foundation raising money and awareness for addiction and mental health

There is a new foundation in town whose focus is to raise money and spread awareness of addictions and mental health. The Safe Passage...

What you should know about a silent heart attack

Lao Tzu, the Chinese philosopher, wrote that “Silence is a source of great strength.” Possibly sound advice in some situations. But for people who’ve...

Healthy Eating for the New Year

by Danielle Labonte, MAN, RD, Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit All Foods Fit All foods can be part of a healthy eating pattern, provided you...

Stay with the happy people

This year, the holidays aren’t what they should be. At least the vaccine’s roll-out brings anticipation that 2021 will see a return to normal....

Food Labelling

by Marie Traynor, Registered Dietitian and Public Health Nutritionist at the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit This holiday season will be very different...

How would you treat your own mother?

It was 1949 and I was making rounds at the Massachusetts General Hospital with Professor Edward D. Churchill, an original thinker who taught medical...
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Slowing Metabolism causing fat gain as you age? Muscle Loss in Disguise.

(excerpted from https://www.strength-space.com/post/slowing-metabolism) Drawn out, low intensity exercise can derail your diet plans by giving you an insatiable appetite and cravings. Sensible eating is key,...

Measure your coronary risk with the Omega-3 Index

Heart disease is a leading cause of death in North America. Almost half of all U.S. adults have some type of cardiovascular disease, and...