Monthly Archives: October 2012

Halloween

For households with young (or old!) children, the up-coming week will be filled with excitement as Halloween approaches.  I will admit that this particular holiday fills me with dread, as I anticipate the onslaught of piles of artificially coloured and … Continue reading

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Ward off Winter Blues

If you’re prone to the winter blues, now is the time to start taking action to prevent the dip in energy and mood that often hits by early January. Exercise:  physical activity helps to maintaining higher levels of energy as … Continue reading

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What’s the Skinny on Soy?

There is a lot of controversy surrounding soy…is it a super food or poison? There are those who swear by the health benefits of soy.  Epidemiological studies show that cultures who traditionally consume high amounts of soy in their diet, … Continue reading

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October is Cancer Awareness Month

While there is no known cure for cancer, several diet and lifestyle habits can impact the probability of developing certain cancers.  Many people believe that if a family member has had cancer, they will also develop cancer.  While it is … Continue reading

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How Healthy Is Your Thyroid?

Your thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland found midway down your neck.  The hormones it produces play several important roles in the body, including supporting metabolism, regulating tissue growth, and promoting protein synthesis. When the thyroid gland is not … Continue reading

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