5 Essential Skills for Managing Diabetes

Written by Team Optimity 3 minute read November 14th is World Diabetes Day, making this the ideal time to talk about a disease that affects about 11 million Canadians. Being diagnosed with diabetes means you will probably have to make some lifestyle changes, and that can be scary. But rest assured, with the right diet, activity … Continue reading 5 Essential Skills for Managing Diabetes

5 Ways to Take Care of Your Heart and Health

Written by Shreeja Potluri 3 minute read Your heart is the strongest muscle in your body. It pumps blood and oxygen that travels throughout your body, but are you taking care of it? World Heart day falls on September 29th every year. It was created by the World Heart Federation to raise awareness about cardiovascular … Continue reading 5 Ways to Take Care of Your Heart and Health

From Vitamin A to Zinc: Your Nutrition Dictionary

Written by Cara Rosenbloom 3 minute read Not all carbs are bad for you! What’s a carb anyways? And what about vitamins? What distinguishes one from another? Nutrition can be confusing, but it certainly doesn’t have to be. We’re going to break it down with basic definitions of key nutrition terms, so you can read … Continue reading From Vitamin A to Zinc: Your Nutrition Dictionary

For National Senior Citizens Day, Learn About Healthy Ageing

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