Health

14 08, 2018

Heart Health

2018-08-27T13:40:41+00:00 Categories: Health|

Heart Health Did you know that Heart disease is the leading cause of premature death for women in Canada (dying before reaching their expected lifespan). 80% of deaths in Canada are caused by Heart Attack or Stroke. Symptoms of a heart attack should be taken seriously. Signs of a Heart Attack: Chest discomfort at the [...]

27 02, 2018

Signs of a Stroke

2018-02-27T21:49:14+00:00 Categories: Health|

Do you know the Signs of a Stroke? 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. They say:  ACT FAST!  When you have a stroke, your brain isn't [...]

7 02, 2017

Oral Health

2017-02-17T08:55:32+00:00 Categories: Health|

The Whole "Tooth" About Meds and Your Mouth Taking part in a program such as the North Shore Keep Well Society is a wonderful way to build a healthy lifestyle as we “mature” into our senior years. On occasion, we do require help either from our Physician, Dentist, or other Health Care Professional in the [...]

7 06, 2012

Magical Breakfast Blaster

2018-01-21T11:38:02+00:00 Categories: Health, Recipe|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ingredients: Banana - ½ large ripe banana Soy Protein - 1 scoop (1/3 cup Soy Protein Flaxseed Oil - ½ tablespoon flaxseed oil Blueberries - 1/3 cup frozen blueberries Apple Juice - ½ tablespoon apple juice concentrate or honey Psyllium Seed Husks - 1 teaspoon psyllium seed husks Water - 1 cup water (250 ml) [...]

30 05, 2012

Diabetes

2018-01-21T11:36:30+00:00 Categories: Health|

November -  Diabetes Awareness Month 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. Type 1 diabetes  cannot be prevented and usually appears [...]