Category Archives: Health Talk

Tips for Healthy Hair & Nails

There are so many products on the market the promote “shiny healthy hair” and “beautiful strong nails.” But one of the best ways to give your hair and nails a boost is from the inside out! It’s your overall health, what you eat and how you take care of yourself that has the biggest impact. Feed Your Hair Eating for … <entire article…>

Spring Body Tune-up

Spring is all about refresh and renew. For a week, try a food and diet “cleanse” that gives you the benefits of a detox – body, mind and spirit. Here’s are some things to try:   Hydrate Staying hydrated helps cleanse your body of toxins, boost metabolism, and clean up your skin. Each day, measure out water and/or fluids to … <entire article…>

Healthy Food for a Healthy Heart

February is Heart Month for more than one reason! The Heart and Stroke Association encourages Canadians throughout February to think about their heart health. Research definitely shows that following a plan for healthy eating can reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure and lower already elevated blood pressure. In one case, blood pressure was lowered within 2 weeks of … <entire article…>

Taking Care of your Body Inside Out!

Prevention From Getting the Cold and Flu As we head into the winter season, more people are getting attacked by cold and flu. The infection usually comes from outside sources, such as things we touch and being in contact with others who are already infected, it’s our immune system that ultimately protects us, but if it is weak, it may … <entire article…>

Colds are in Season Don’t Let it Catch You

Cold season is upon us. You’ve noticed that others around you are talking about feeling sick, and you’ve stocked up on boxes of tissues just in case. There are over 100 varieties of the common cold virus, and no one has figured out how to eliminate colds. But scientists certainly know how colds spread, and what you can do to … <entire article…>

Have a Happy & Healthy Summer While Preventing Tick Bites

It’s the best time of year to enjoy the great outdoors, either at the  cottage, camping, canoeing or just going for a nice walk in the woods. While you’re enjoying yourself, it’s important to understand the potential risks of Lyme disease and how to protect yourself. Lyme Disease is a growing concern for those who love the outdoors. But understanding … <entire article…>

Summer Steps for Healthy Living

Simple Steps to Improve Your Health while Enjoying Summer Living Even adults have a “school’s out” attitude during the summer. The days are warmer and longer, everything seems a bit lazier, and less chaotic. Even taking deep breathes of air feels so much more refreshing! This is a great time to adopt some summer habits for improving your health. Health … <entire article…>

A New Look at the Sunshine Vitamin “D”

There was a reason for our grandparents taking a daily dose of “cod liver oil”. The strong, rather unpleasant tasting oil contains almost half of Health Canada’s daily dose of vitamin D. But today, many Canadians are at risk of not getting enough of this important vitamin. There are now, many other options to cod liver oil (although you can … <entire article…>

A Healthy Life with a Lasting Bright Smile

The health of your mouth is directly connected to the health in the rest of your body and vice versa. There was a good reason that we were all told by our parents to brush our teeth. We knew it would give us a bright smile, prevent cavities and keep our breath smelling fresh. There is more, much more – … <entire article…>