Category Archives: Health Talk

Boosting Your Immune System

Boosting immune health is a topic of conversation, which is high on many people’s list of goals for themselves. You may be wondering how you can help your body fight off illnesses. Or how can your diet or vitamins help boost your immune system. In general, our bodies, or immune system, does an admirable job warding off harmful pathogens or disease-causing organisms. However, sometimes … <entire article…>

Let’s Get Physical

We hear it from health experts all the time. How physical activity provides long-term health benefits for children, youth and adults alike. Physical activity is a natural mood enhancer. Have you ever worked out and experienced that “feel good” sensation afterwards? Studies have shown that physical activity has emotional benefits like alleviating stress, anxiety depression, but health benefits like improving … <entire article…>

5 Tips To A Healthy Heart

The heart is arguably one of the most important organs in our bodies. This dual-chambered pump located at the centre of our chest, provides the body with oxygen, blood and the nutrients it needs to survive. Although the heart is a physical organ, it is also the spiritual centre of your wellbeing. Here is a list of things you can … <entire article…>

Healthy Skin and Nails During the Winter Months

Think for a moment about what happens to your skin during the winter months, when the weather turns cold and humidity levels drop. Moisture escapes more easily, because even the protective oils are no match for below freezing temperatures. And when there’s not enough water on the outer layer of your skin, it becomes dry. Before you know, you are … <entire article…>

Hair Health

Healthy looking hair is generally a sign of good health and good hair-care practices. For those with less hair, everything that applies to hair health also applies to a healthy scalp. We all can take steps to keep our hair  and scalp healthier. Hair and Scalp – What You Eat Research shows without a doubt that correct nutrition is instrumental … <entire article…>

Marvelous Hearing Machines

Our bodies’ ability to hear is truly miraculous! Our ears are an extremely advanced and sensitive organs, though, we just accept hearing without thinking about it. When you clap your hands, listen to music, even sing in the shower, the surrounding air vibrates in the form of waves, similar to waves on water. These waves strike the eardrum, which functions … <entire article…>

Get Fit the Aqua Fit Way

Imagine, exercising without breaking a sweat. At the same time, you can enjoy the fun of being in the water all at the same time! Aquafit (otherwise known as aqua aerobics or exercising in water) is the perfect summer fitness activity. Best of all, it can be enjoyed at all ages and levels of ability.  Why it Works? Exercising in … <entire article…>

Taking Care of Our Inter-Connected Body

We usually think of our bodies in terms of individual parts, for example, we exercise to tone our abs, or we eat green vegetables because they are good for our heart. It’s the same way if we get sick or hurt. If we have a rash, we see a skin doctor, but if we break a leg, we see a … <entire article…>

Get (Winter) Active

During the winter months, many of us feel more like sitting around and watching television instead of going for a run! But despite a natural tendency in winter to slow down, staying active is essential for our health and our state of mind.  The first step, what do you like to do outdoors? For some, it might be skating or … <entire article…>