• Screen shot 2013 03 28 at 2.53.28 PM 120x134 - Fear of Food
    Fear of Food

    There is a fear of food in North America – not in the obese, but in those concerned with their own health.  This fear is often stoked by the media with national news headlines such as "Excess Salt Blamed...

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  • Obesity and Elevated Blood Viscosity

    Study Shows 15% Higher Blood Viscosity In Obese Patients Research published in the International Journal of Obesitydemonstrates that obese patients (BMI > 28 kg/m2) had diastolic blood viscosity levels that were 15% higher than age and sex matched...

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  • Screen shot 2013 04 08 at 2.23.23 PM 120x134 - How to Reduce Salt Intake
    How to Reduce Salt Intake

        A few years ago we were inundated with messages to avoid trans fats and great strides have been taken by both food manufacturers and government to reduce the trans fat in the food supply, but as...

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  • World Health Day Focuses on Blood Pressure

    To mark World Health Day on 7 April, WHO is calling for intensified efforts to prevent and control hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. Worldwide, high blood pressure is estimated to affect more than one in...

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    Women’s Health: Tips for Moms to Live Longer

    (NC)— Heart disease and stroke is a leading cause of death for women in Canada, but most don't know it. The good news is that women can reduce their risk by as much as 80 per cent...

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  • Screen shot 2013 03 21 at 3.06.44 PM 120x134 - Eating to Shrink the 10 Year Gap
    Eating to Shrink the 10 Year Gap

    (NC) — Canadians are living longer. But not necessarily healthier. On average, we'll spend our final 10 years with sickness and disease. We can change this. The choices we make now can help shape a future of...

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  • Screen shot 2013 03 28 at 2.53.28 PM 120x134 - Natural Tips to Reduce "Bad" Cholesterol
    Natural Tips to Reduce “Bad” Cholesterol

    We don't always realize our daily diet consists of: 70% carbohydrates and 30% saturated fats. Of that 30%, it is recommended to use up to only 10% of “bad fats” (saturated fats and trans fats). Saturated fats...

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