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Top 10 Brain-Boosting Foods

Your brain is your body’s boss. It controls everything from your memory, emotions, and stress, to your physical coordination, growth, and body weight. Your brain even directs involuntary functions that you may not be aware of, such as breathing, digestion, and …

How to Teach Your Kids About Nutrition

Back in 2011, a survey revealed that almost half (42%) of parents in the US found it harder to read a nutrition label than the assembly instructions for IKEA furniture. Unfortunately, things haven’t gotten much better in the last …

Sleep deprivation blog

How Sleep Deprivation Actually Affects Your Health

Everyone knows that a bad night’s sleep can make you feel less than your best, but how much of a toll on mind and body does sleep deprivation really take? And what happens when one bad night turns into two, or three, or several years of poor quality sleep? Lack …

Insomnia in your 50s and Beyond

As we age, we’re more likely to experience trouble sleeping. According to the National Sleep Foundation, as many as 61% of post-menopausal women report insomnia symptoms, and most people aged 65 or over wake up at least once a night to go to the bathroom.(1,2)Some people over the …

3 Tips for Healthy Living With Arthritis

Did you know that one in five Canadians is affected by arthritis? Arthritis is a term that refers to more than 100 conditions including osteoarthritis, gout, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and many other disorders . Everyone experiences arthritis differently, however joint stiffness, pain, and swelling are …

Myth or fact blog

Myth or Fact: Lack of Sleep and Your Health

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most important habits for keeping yourself healthy. Despite this, one third of Canadian adults get less than seven hours of sleep per night. Besides feeling tired and less productive, what is the consequence of not getting …