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15 07, 2019

Fats

2019-07-15T07:25:41-07:00 Categories: Health|

Our bodies need fat to absorb fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K), for energy and to help our bodies function efficiently. Some foods in the body are converted to fat (mostly from higher calorie intake) for storage when we need more energy.

12 04, 2019

Walking Poles: A Healthy Idea BUT……WHAT ARE THOSE THINGS?

2019-04-12T15:00:09-07:00 Categories: Health|

I went  to a course offered by Elder College, North Shore, showing how to use WALKING POLES / NORDIC WALKING POLES / HIKING POLES / TREKKING POLES  when walking so as not to seize up! I use them regularly when I go for a walk longer than five or ten minutes. I like them a [...]

30 05, 2012

Diabetes

2019-03-31T16:34:16-07:00 Categories: Health|

Diabetes has been labeled the global health epidemic of the 21st century. While type 1 diabetes can’t be prevented, the good news is that there are many ways you can take action and decrease your risks of developing type 2 diabetes.

14 08, 2018

Heart Health

2019-03-31T16:55:43-07:00 Categories: Health|

Learn more about the symptoms of a heart attack and what to do if you witness it. There are ways to prevent heart issues and taking action now is can reduce the risk of a heart attack.

7 02, 2017

Oral Health

2019-03-31T16:46:49-07:00 Categories: Health|

Oral pain, missing teeth or oral infections can influence the way a person speaks, eats and socializes. There are many oral health problems that can reduce a person's quality of life, thereby affecting their physical, mental and social well-being. Learn more about how you can prevent these problems.

27 02, 2018

Signs of a Stroke

2019-03-31T16:53:23-07:00 Categories: Health|

A common concern as we age is that it potentially increases our risk of us or our friends having a stroke. The Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation has information on what to watch for in ourselves or others.