Thursday, 12 April 2018 / Published in Health & Wellness
Protein is “IN”. With the advent of high protein named diets (Paleo, Atkins, Caveman, etc) and all the good press protein has received as of late (satiety, muscle building,  weight loss), its no surprise that many are jumping on this bandwagon. Head to your local grocery store and the amount of protein supplements (beyond foods)
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 / Published in Health & Wellness
Strokes are rampant. “Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability in Canada and the third leading cause of death. Every year, nearly 14,000 Canadians die from stroke.” (Ontario Stroke Network). To put it into perspective, more women die each year from strokes than from breast cancer and over 22% of people die within one
Thursday, 14 September 2017 / Published in Health & Wellness
Following up previous research over the last decade that indicated a link between vitamin D and cardiovascular disease, researchers analyzed data from over 180,000 patients focusing on their vitamin D status, total cardiovascular events and total mortality. Cardiovascular events refer to any incidents that may cause damage to the heart muscle.  Any interruption of blood