A lot happened this year. There have been ups and downs, go-time and downtime, sunny days and snowy days. In today’s world there’s more information available at our finger tips, instantly, than ever before. New stories and ideas fill our news feeds and inboxes every day. Information about health is no exception; there is always new research emerging. Health trends and claims are constantly changing.
There are so many unique and heart-warming ways people from all backgrounds come together this time of year. No matter your traditions, one common thing we share when it comes to celebrations is food; gathering with friends and family to savour a meal.+ MORE
December 15, 2016 | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:
It’s a fact, eating right and staying active is key for health. We all know someone we consider “healthy.” Be it a family member who’s always cooking nutritious meals, a co-worker who goes to the gym during their lunch, or perhaps an old version of you! Even I have colleagues and friends who I look up to for their healthy lifestyle behaviours.
December 13, 2016 | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:
During the holiday season, your calendar is likely jam-packed with activities, festivities and parties. Potlucks with decadent treats are a common way to celebrate. There are ways you can enjoy divine desserts while pairing pleasure and health. It starts with three simple ingredients, fruit, nuts and dark chocolate. + MORE
December 8, 2016 | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:
I have fond memories from childhood of Saturday winter mornings. After cartoons, my whole family would get our snowsuits on and we’d head over to the local town hill for a few hours’ tobogganing. No fancy gimmicks for us, just a few crazy carpets and the trusty family toboggan. It’s fair to say my siblings and I were pretty tired after a morning of sliding down the hill then walking back up only to slide down again. And again. And again. We burned a lot of energy which, I imagine, really helped my mother enjoy some more leisurely afternoons.