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  • To Women on the Sidelines…

    Posted on Wed, 24 Oct 2018 by Angela Growse, PT FCAMPT 0 Comments

    The statistics suggest that 1 in 4 Canadian/US women are dealing with incontinence, but how many women have actually been asked by their primary health care team if they leak when they laugh or can’t hold in gas?

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  • Optimizing Your Omega-3 Levels

    Posted on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 by Michael J. E. Greff, MD 0 Comments

    Omega-3 fatty acids play a range of biological roles having been linked to: inflammation and immune system modulation, cardiovascular health, and maintenance of lipid parameters. Omega-3 fatty acids improve heart disease risk factors by reducing your...

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  • Measuring Physical Activity in Healthy Adults

    Posted on Mon, 20 Aug 2018 by Michael J. E. Greff, MD 0 Comments

    Over time our mitochondria, the power-plants of our cells, decrease their output. As their function changes our muscle function and physical performance subsequently declines, even more rapidly in overweight middle-aged people. To restore this energy...

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  • Taking Your Cholesterol Seriously – Proactive Medicine

    Posted on Thu, 07 Jun 2018 by KGK 0 Comments

    If you’re between the ages of 40-60, you’ve probably had your cholesterol levels checked by your Family Doctor over a dozen times. Has your doctor ever told you that your cholesterol levels are elevated, but not ‘too elevated’ for medication?

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  • Protein Options for Improved Digestion

    Posted on Tue, 15 May 2018 by Dr. Negin Misaghi, ND 0 Comments

    A common situation faced by patients in my practice is the struggle to find a quick protein shake that meets all of our essential amino acid requirements, with clean quality ingredients that doesn’t contribute to their food sensitivities.

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  • Digestive Health - Let’s talk about Constipation!

    Posted on Wed, 09 May 2018 by Michael J. E. Greff, MD 1 Comments

    Constipation happens when we experience hard to pass or infrequent bowel movements, hard or lumpy stools, or when our bowel movements leave us with the feeling of being incomplete. Irregular or difficult bowel habits can be uncomfortable, disruptive....

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  • Science’s Power Plant? Engaging the Public on Consumption, Questions & the Role of Cannabis

    Posted on Fri, 09 Mar 2018 by Dr. Janaki Iyer (PhD) 1 Comments

    We need to build a foundation of information from adequately controlled studies on dosages, forms of products, the effects of cannabis use in the presence of other conditions (such as asthma or pregnancy) and effects of self-medication.

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  • Digestive Health - Finding Better Balance

    Posted on Fri, 09 Mar 2018 by Dr. Mal Evans PhD 0 Comments

    Slow digestion can be uncomfortable, leaving many of us feeling bloated, gassy and fatigued. Not only do irregular bowel habits disrupt our daily routine, but constipation is a symptom reported by approximately 38% of the Canadian population.

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  • Ready, Set, Go! – Flu Season Strategies for Endurance Training

    Posted on Thu, 25 Jan 2018 by Dr. Mal Evans 0 Comments

    Whether you’re training for a marathon, triathlon, long distance cycling or exercising daily at a high level the impact of physical activity on your body’s immune system and its function can be significant.

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  • Digestive Health: Benefits of Achieving Microbiome Balance

    Posted on Thu, 11 Jan 2018 by Dr. Mal Evans 1 Comments

    In research we are examining digestive health and how to boost the natural production of good bacteria in the gut to enhance digestion, improve bowel regularity and maximize intestinal health

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  • Maintaining Muscle Health with Age - The Power of Pomegranate

    Posted on Fri, 01 Dec 2017 by Mal Evans PhD 1 Comments

    If you are over the age of 40 you might not be aware of an important fact: the amount of muscle you have in your body at 55 years old does not increase and may be in decline.

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  • Finally, A Weight Loss Solution for 2018!

    Posted on Mon, 18 Dec 2017 by Mal Evans PhD 0 Comments

    A weight loss study focused on solutions for achieving your goals in 2018

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