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Sunrise to Sunset: Here’s What an Active Day Can Look Like

March 31, 2016 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:

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An example of how to make your busy day more active

Today’s post is a little different from my others. For fun, I’ve mapped out my usual work day to see how much physical activity I do without putting aside extra gym time. Follow me on a typical day to learn what an active lifestyle can look like. You might be surprised that it’s not as complicated as it may seem.

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All About Eggs

March 29, 2016 by Dean Simmons, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:

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Types of eggs

When did choosing eggs get so confusing? Wading through information ranging from cholesterol to farming practices can be overwhelming! Well…Let’s get cracking at learning more. Read on.

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Is the Short HIIT Workout Too Good to be True?

March 24, 2016 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:

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High Intensity Interval Training HIIT

Short, intense workouts of about five-10 minutes are becoming more popular. This type of training is known as high intensity interval training (HIIT). While it’s all the rage right now, the idea of interval training is nothing new. As a matter of fact, Swedish runners have been using a type of interval training called Fartlek (literal translation: speed-play) as part of their training since the 1930’s.

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Top Choking Hazards to Keep Away from Your Kids

March 23, 2016 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Pregnancy & Parenting | Tags:

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Top Choking Hazards to Keep Away from Your Kids

It was just like any other day. My family was sitting at the table enjoying our dinner together. The soundscape of the meal got quieter somehow. I didn’t see anything different, but I heard something odd.

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Small Space Herb, Veggie and Fruit Garden Ideas

March 22, 2016 by Adrienne Ngai, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Vegetables and Fruit | Tags:

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Small Space Herb, Veggie and Fruit Garden ideas

Do you live in a small space without access to a garden but want to grow your own veggies and fruit? Not a problem! You can easily transform your patio, terrace or window ledge into a green growing machine and start a small garden. There are clean and space saving options that connect you to your green thumb and allow you instant access to fresh herbs, veggies or fruits.

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