All About Flu Shots – What You Need to Know

Written by Cara Rosenbloom 3 minute read Washing hands, eating a balanced diet, getting enough sleep and being physically active are steps you can take to prevent the flu. The other important action is getting a yearly flu shot. Maybe you’re wavering. Perhaps you’re wondering if you really need the flu shot and if it … Continue reading All About Flu Shots – What You Need to Know

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

Why You Should Chase Those #Dreams

Written by Yuki Hayashi 3 minute read Screen time. Caffeine. Non-stop work demands. Social commitments.  There’s a lot that comes between Canadians and our sleep time. According to a Statistics Canada report on sleep habits, one out of three adults aged 18 to 64 averages less than seven hours of sleep. Experts recommend adults get … Continue reading Why You Should Chase Those #Dreams

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