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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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Stop Texting. Start Living.

By Andrea Stokes | July 12 2018 | Mental Wellness
Do you find yourself constantly reaching for your phone, checking emails outside of work hours, and ...
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July Newsletter - Celebrating Self-Care!

By Medisys | July 05 2018 | Newsletters
July 24 is International Self-Care Day, a time to celebrate staying healthy, practicing self-care, ...
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June Newsletter - The ultime men's guide

By Medisys | June 05 2018 | Newsletters
 Canadian men die 4-7 years younger than Canadian women. This Father’s Day, make health a priority. ...
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The lowdown on protein powders

It is recommended that adults consume at least 0.8g of protein per kg of body weight per ...
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Prostate health 101

By Medisys | June 01 2018 | Men's Health, News
1 in 7 Canadian men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, making it the most ...
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Meet Dr. Tanya Pentelichuk, MD CCFP

By Medisys | May 23 2018 | Meet Our Experts
Dr Pentelichuk has been with Medisys since 2009 and has been in family practice since the age of ...
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Employee Wellness Program Success Story - CAA Club Group

Since CAA Club Group launched their Tri Fit employee wellness program in August 2014, the company ...
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Fight disease with a diet rich in fibre

By Medisys | May 16 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
What is dietary fibre? Fibre is the indigestible portion of food that regulates intestinal function ...
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Why should you eat breakfast?

By Medisys | May 16 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
When you wake up in the morning, your stomach is running on empty. In order to replenish your ...
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Medisys recipe book - free download

By Medisys | May 09 2018 | Challenges & Guides
Download the free Medisys Digital Recipe Booklet for healthy and delicious meal and snack ideas!  
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May Newsletter - Hypertension Awareness Month

By Medisys | May 08 2018 | Newsletters
The average Canadian consumes more than DOUBLE the daily recommended intake of sodium. Too much ...
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Carb comparison guide - takeout lunch orders

Confused about carbs? Check out our guide to discover which takeout meal choices contain more carbs ...
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Smoking kills more than 37,000 Canadians each year. It's time to stop!

Whether cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, e-cigarettes, hookah or similar products, if you want to ...
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Healthy carrot cake overnight oats

Overnight oats are a great solution for a busy morning. Oats provide fibre and protein to help keep ...
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Do you eat charcoal? Discover the top trending foods in 2018

March is National Nutrition Month in Canada and we’re looking at which top foods are trending this ...
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Must have health and wellness products

By Medisys | April 27 2018 | News, Physical Health
Want to make the most of your summer? We’ve put our  heads together to give you our top “must ...
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Chocolatey chia avocado bean brownies

Bring these ooey gooey chocolaty brownies to a potluck to let your colleagues test them out. The ...
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10 minute watermelon feta avocado salad

You know summer is here when watermelon is front and centre in the grocery store! Of course ...
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What you should and shouldn't eat before your workout

While most runners will worry about what to eat before, during and after training or competition, ...
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Are you drinking the calorie equivalent of a pile of donuts?

Do you enjoy a glass of wine to help you unwind after a stressful work day or a cold beer on a hot ...
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The Healthier Takeout Lunches Guide - Free Download

Small changes to your takeout lunch order - like swapping crispy chicken for grilled - can have a ...
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The Healthy Low Carb Living Guide - Free Download

If your idea of low-carb living is eating meat and cheese for every meal, it might be time to ...
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The Ultimate Sleep Guide - Free Download

What's worse for brain health: chronic sleep deprivation or binge drinking? Download our sleep ...
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How pomegranates protect against the development of Alzheimer's disease

By Medisys | April 19 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Recent research suggests that pomegranate extract, which is a rich source of disease-fighting ...
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Lunch ideas that will save you thousands of calories

By Medisys | April 19 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
Did you know that the average order of Pad Thai contains TWO DAYS worth of sodium and over 1,500 ...
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Want to shed a few pounds? Replace just ONE serving of fruit juice or pop per day with flavoured water or herbal tea!

By Medisys | April 19 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Think one sugary drink (or one glass of water) won’t make a difference? Think again.
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Nutrition 101: Four things you didn't know

By Medisys | April 18 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
Q: How much is too much coffee? 
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8 foods to boost your immune system

By Medisys | April 18 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
It’s that time of year again. Perhaps you’re already fighting a cold. If you’re lucky you’ll make ...
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Foods that help fight sun damage

Most of us are familiar with the guidelines for sensible enjoyment of sunny weather - eg. no ...
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Reduced sugar lemon, blueberry, millet muffins

By Medisys | April 15 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Many of us enjoy a sweet treat like a warm blueberry muffin, straight from the oven, with its ...
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4 reasons to add more nuts to your diet

By Medisys | April 05 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
According to a large study, eating a small portion of nuts each day protects against heart disease, ...
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Thyroid Health 101: Is your thyroid doing its job?

According to the Thyroid Foundation of Canada, about 1 in 10 Canadians suffer from a thyroid ...
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Ginger-scallion steamed fish

Did you say fish? Fish is packed full of important nutrients. It is generally lower in saturated ...
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Red Thai Salmon Curry

Homemade Red Thai Salmon Curry is a simple dish that can be on the table in 20 minutes. This hearty ...
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April Newsletter - Spring Forward to a Healthier Future

By Medisys | April 01 2018 | Newsletters
Spring has arrived! As the weather warms and the days continue to get longer, your weekly “to do” ...
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The best-ever cauliflower mashed "fauxtatoes"

By Medisys | April 01 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
As yummy as mashed potatoes are – with all that added cream and butter, your mashed-potato recipe ...
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Increased fibre intake linked to 18% reduction in Type 2 diabetes risk

By Medisys | March 31 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Apart from weight loss and increase in physical activity, the development of type 2 diabetes can ...
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Healthy frittata recipe 

Try this frittata recipe loaded with fresh vegetables to step up your brunch game! 
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Skin cancer rates among young girls reaching epidemic proportions.

By Medisys | March 27 2018 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Tanned skin is damaged skin. Period.  The incidence of melanoma among children, adolescents, and ...
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Trouble conceiving? It's possible that one or both of you may be consuming too much alcohol.

By Medisys | March 15 2018 | News, Physical Health
In a report released by the World Health Organization, it was found that Canadians aged 15 and ...
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If you want to take charge of your future, consider these 5 things

Don't underestimate the power of putting your goals on paper! Are you a planner? Most of us are ...
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10 behaviours that should raise red flags

Mental illness affects people of all ages, cultures, races, income levels, and educational ...
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4 Week Micronutrient Challenge Sign Up

By Medisys | March 07 2018 | News, Challenges & Guides
Canadians (especially kids) are getting more than half of their daily calories from processed ...
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Is what you are doing to keep your food safe actually putting your health at risk?

By Medisys | March 04 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
We know we should wash our hands before and after handling foods, especially raw meats, rinse fruit ...
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March Newsletter - March is National Nutrition Month

By Medisys | March 01 2018 | Newsletters
Discover the top trending foods in 2018 such as chaga mushrooms and activated charcoal, learn ...
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Seven tips for achieving a healthy work-life balance

We all play a variety of roles in life, which is probably a good thing. A growing body of research ...
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