Fast Food Salad Report Card

Fast Food Salad Report Card Fast Food restaurants are not known for their healthy food options. However, you may find yourself dragged to one by your kids, co-workers, or simply stopping by for a convenient meal. By now, you may have heard that even fast food salads,...

Fruit Juice: Too sweet to be true?

Fruit Juice: Too sweet to be true? For many children and their parents, fruit juice can be a tasty and easy way to meet their recommended fruit servings for the day. Pure fruit drinks provide a healthy dose of Vitamin C, foliate, potassium, and disease fighting...

HAVE YOUR CHILD’S BACK!

HAVE YOUR CHILD’S BACK! Dr. Amarpal Dhillon (Memorial Optimum Wellness Centre) Children are returning to school this week and as parents, you need to ensure they have a healthy start! Improperly fitted and/or heavy backpacks can result in poor posture and back related...

Does Your Workplace Support Mental Health?

Does Your Workplace Support Mental Health? There is a growing emphasis in North America toward corporate responsibility in creating positive mental health in the workplace. According the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, “Poor mental health not only...

Starting a Fitness Program: Slow and steady is the key

Starting a Fitness Program: Slow and steady is the key If you are embarking on an exercise regimen, good for you! You want to live a healthier life, and that is commendable. But it is possible to be too eager – when it comes to exercising after a long time off, your...

Understanding Private Home Care in Canada

Understanding Private Home Care in Canada What is Private Home Care? Private home care is based upon the principle that older adults should remain as independent as possible and be in a safe and healthy environment. To that end, most home care agencies work hard to...