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How Technology is Reshaping the Future of Canadian Benefits Programs

In today’s competitive talent pool, understanding employees’ motivations and expectations is ...
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Time Saving Holiday Workouts

By Medisys | November 23 2018 | Newsletters, Physical Health
The holiday season can be busy, making it more of a challenge to squeeze in a good workout (at a ...
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Quick and easy lunch ideas

The table below includes a list of healthy snacks that can easily be made into lunches. Be ...
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4 Super-Healthy Smoothie Recipes

One smoothie does not fit all flavour preferences. These smoothie recipes are meals designed by ...
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DIY Fajita Spice Mix - A Perfect Holiday Gift for Foodies

By Meghan Wilton | November 06 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes, News
For the foodies on your holiday list, try a DIY healthy edible treat. Complement the gift with a ...
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Vegan, Gluten-Free, Gingerbread Granola

By Meghan Wilton | November 06 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes, News
For the foodies on your holiday list, try a DIY healthy edible treat. Complement the gift with a ...
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9 Tips for Healthier, Happier Holidays

With the holidays fast approaching, our social calendars begin to become filled with parties, ...
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5 Holiday Meal Hacks

Is a healthy family feast on your wish list this year? Studies show that the average weight gain ...
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The Real ROI of Employee Wellness Programs

By Medisys | November 05 2018 | News, Mental Wellness
Are you optimizing the return on investment of your company's wellness programs? According to ...
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Beet hummus - an easy, healthy, festive, holiday dip!

By Medisys | November 04 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Looking for an easy, festive holiday recipe to serve at your next company pot luck or holiday ...
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Refined Sugar Free Holiday Gingerbread Loaf

By Medisys | November 04 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
This recipe is adapted ...
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Sad? You may suffer from seasonal affective disorder

Do the fall and winter months get you down? Do you feel sluggish, sad, irritable, unmotivated or ...
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5 Reasons Why Breast Density Matters

Millions of Canadian women have dense breasts. Most women don’t know what their breast density ...
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November Newsletter - Preventive Health for the Mind and Body

By Medisys | November 02 2018 | News, Newsletters
Preventive health for the body and the mind. This month, learn proactive strategies to help manage ...
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MOST ADULTS GAIN 1-5 POUNDS DURING THE HOLIDAYS, AND KEEP IT ON

By Medisys | November 01 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
December holidays come but once a year, can’t we let loose a little? Do you really want me to spoil ...
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Looking for Healthier Holiday Treats? Try Our Sugar Free, Alcohol-Free Eggnog!

By Medisys | November 01 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Did you know that the average Canadian over the age of 15 drinks 10 litres of pure alcohol per ...
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The Link Between Practicing Gratitude and Your Health

By Andrea Stokes | October 29 2018 |
Taking a moment to acknowledge what we have to be grateful for is a simple task and one that offers ...
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How to avoid putting on those 'holiday party pounds'

Most of us know that eggnog, shortbread cookies, mini sausage rolls, turkey stuffing and mini ...
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Intermittent Fasting 101

By Iris Lozano, RD | October 23 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
What is intermittent fasting? 
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Cannabis Legalization: What Employers Need to Know

By Dr. Farrell Cahill | October 17 2018 | News, Mental Wellness
With the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada now upon us, employers are getting ...
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October Newsletter - Healthy Halloween Treats

By Medisys | October 01 2018 | News, Newsletters
Discover how to curb sugar cravings, the truth behind fatty liver disease, and healthy spooky ...
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Why Companies with Healthier Employees Outperform their Peers

By Medisys | September 25 2018 | News, Mental Wellness
Canadian companies are increasingly investing in the health and well being of their workforce.  In ...
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Are your kids at risk of food addiction?

According to the government of Canada's public health survey, a whopping 30% of our kids (aged 5 to ...
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Apple Black Cherry Kefir Overnight Oats

By Medisys | September 22 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
This hearty, fibre-rich breakfast is a delicious alternative to hot oatmeal. The oats are soaked ...
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Why Sleep Deprivation Costs the Canadian Economy $20 Billion a Year

By Dr. Farrell Cahill | September 18 2018 | Brain Health, News
The average Canadian employee gets less than six hours of sleep per night. According to research, ...
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Lemony Yogurt Dill Dressing

By Alissa Vieth | September 17 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Yogurt is a great source of protein and calcium, it's also a good source of riboflavin, phosphorus ...
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Simple Tahini Sauce

By Alissa Vieth | September 17 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Tahini is made from ground toasted sesame seeds.  It is a source of selenium, a mineral important ...
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Jalapeño Greek Yogurt Southwestern Sauce

By Alissa Vieth | September 17 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Plain Greek yogurt is packed with protein and calcium, it's also a good source of riboflavin, ...
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Vegan Pulled Mushrooms and Brussels Sprout Slaw with Spicy Ginger Peanut Sauce

By Alissa Vieth | September 17 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Looking to incorporate more vegan meals and side dishes into your diet? Try this delectable, ...
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Garlic-Ginger Pumpkin Seed Sauce

By Alissa Vieth | September 17 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Shelled pumpkin seeds make a delicious, healthy snack either on their own (roasted or raw) and ...
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Still don't believe employee wellness programs are worth the investment? Get with the times, or get left behind.

A comprehensive, strategically designed investment in your employees’ mental and physical health ...
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"There is a healthy and an unhealthy way to follow the keto diet" - Dr. Sebag, Cardiologist

Leading Cardiologist Dr. Ibal Sebag discusses the ketogenic diet and how to maintain a low-carb ...
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Do I really need to take a daily multivitamin?

Taking a multivitamin may seem like a convenient way to meet our basic micronutrient needs but ...
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Workplace Wellness in 5 Easy Steps

Let’s face it – we spend a LOT of time at work.  In fact, the average person ends up spending about ...
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7 superfoods to add to your grocery list

By Medisys | September 11 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes, News
A healthy, varied diet is essential for optimal health. But what about so called "superfoods"? A ...
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Halloween party? Try these healthy, spooky menu ideas

By Medisys | September 11 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
Looking for spooky Halloween menu ideas without copious amounts of sugar? Try these four ideas. ...
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"Healthy" Takeout Meals with More Carbs Than Half a Loaf of White Bread!

By Jessica Tong, RD | September 10 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Many restaurants fill their takeout boxes with portions of white rice, noodles, or other ...
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Spending most of your waking hours in front of screens? You may need a Digital Detox!

Do you find yourself constantly reaching for your phone, checking emails outside of work hours, and ...
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4 Reasons to Start your Day with Protein

By Medisys | September 10 2018 |
When you wake up in the morning, your stomach is running on empty. In order to replenish ...
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September Newsletter - Get Back on Track!

By Medisys | September 07 2018 | News, Newsletters
Summer holidays have come to a close and it’s time to get back on track with a new healthy and ...
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Sleep Deprivation: As Damaging to Brain Health as Binge Drinking?

By Dr. Farrell Cahill | September 03 2018 | Brain Health
If you are like many Canadians, you’re getting less than six hours of sleep per night, according to ...
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Three reasons why your company needs to invest in health

Employee wellness programs are good for business.  According to Corporate Wellness Magazine, every ...
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Men’s Sexual Health – What is Considered Normal?

By Medisys | August 31 2018 | Men's Health, News, Mental Wellness
An interview with Dr. Nathan Thakur, Medisys Health Group.  
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5 Minute Shrimp Salad

By Medisys | August 31 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
This salad is easy to make, healthy, and it's truly delicious.  It’s also a great source of ...
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Refined sugar and highly processed foods can lead to "food addiction" and compulsive overeating

Accumulating evidence has documented neurobiological and behavioural similarities between ...
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High Fat Diet vs. High Sugar Diet: Which is More Likely to Cause Fatty Liver Disease?

By Alissa Vieth | August 29 2018 | Physical Health
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is the initial, reversible stage of liver disease and is ...
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Canadian teens among highest users of marijuana in the developed world

By Copeman Healthcare | August 29 2018 | Brain Health
Original article published on  20 Aug 2018 / in Brain Health, Live Well  / by Amra Dizdarevic, see ...
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Medisys 9 Day Hydration Challenge - Sign up for Free Today!

The American Heart Association reminds that staying hydrated is critical for your heart health but ...
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The Skinny on Yogurt: 4 Yogurt Myths Debunked

According to the Canadian Dairy Commission, average yogurt consumption has increased by 43.7% over ...
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Yellow Fever Vaccination Shortage in Canada – What You Need to Know

By Dr. Jay Keystone | August 09 2018 | Travel Health
What is yellow fever? Yellow fever is a serious and occasionally fatal disease caused by a virus. ...
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Nutrition to Enhance Sports Performance

It’s no secret that physical activity has many positive effects on individual health, and that it ...
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Our Most Refreshing Summer Mocktails

By Medisys | August 08 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
There’s a mocktail movement afoot. Whether it’s a heightened awareness of the health risks of ...
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Six Strategies for Enjoying Alcohol Without Compromising Health

Everyone has their own individual motivation for enjoying alcohol – be it the taste, a way to relax ...
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Menopause: It's Not All Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

Menopause is a normal, natural event that most women experience. It’s defined as the end of ...
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Addiction: Early Warning Signs of Addictive Behaviours

In any given year, 1 in 5 Canadians experience either a mental health illness or an addiction. How ...
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Tri Fit Employee Wellness Programs - When It's All Fun and Games!

Veoneer Canada is a pioneer in promoting the health and well being of their employees. Supported by ...
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August Newsletter - A Summer Guide to Indulging Healthfully

By Medisys | August 02 2018 | Newsletters
It’s the season for backyard barbeques, dockside lounging, and patio cocktails. Indulge and enjoy ...
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