5 minute read We’ve all heard how Canadians are living longer than ever before, but here’s an ageing-related fact that surprised me: Older people are still experiencing age-related health complications, like chronic disease and injury, at a similar age onset as the previous generation. This means that, while people are living longer, they are living … Continue reading For National Senior Citizens Day, Learn About Healthy Ageing
Written by Komalpreet Kaur Food and nutrition are a way to fuel the body. When choosing foods to eat it's important to consider all the vital nutrients, vitamins, and minerals as these are required for good health. Good nutrition means choosing healthy food items over unhealthy food items. According to Canada’s Food Guide, a healthy … Continue reading Healthy Eating – More than Food
Written by Komalpreet Kaur We spend a lot of time taking care and worrying about our loved ones, but are we paying attention to our own health and well being? Are we taking care of ourselves enough? Millions of people in North America either suffer from heart disease or are at borderline risk for getting … Continue reading Show Your Heart, You Care!
Written by Komalpreet Kaur Cancer—just the name itself is enough to scare you. It is estimated that nearly half of all Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime and is also responsible for 30% of all the deaths in Canada. Cancer brings misery of long term illness, treatments and fear of death with … Continue reading Cancer – We Can Escape It
Written by Maxwell Li Your brain works around the clock to perform vital bodily functions to keep you alive. Similar to a sports car, our brains require constant premium fuel, in the form of nutrients from food for peak performance and in turn, good mental health. The reason behind this lies in Serotonin, a neurotransmitter … Continue reading Food for Thought: The Link Between Food and Mental Health