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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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The ketogenic diet: an interview with leading cardiologist Dr. Sebag

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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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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Is Swimming The Ultimate Exercise?

By Medisys | July 07 2018 | Physical Health
Looking for an activity that is easy on your joints but packs a punch when it comes to boosting ...
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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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Why am I so tired?

By Medisys | June 30 2018 | Mental Wellness
Do you have trouble getting going every morning, feel totally drained by mid afternoon, and want to ...
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Four things standing between you and a better life

It's hard to argue that our health is one of our most precious assets.  Unfortunately, good health ...
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Not sleeping well? Try yoga

In our fast-paced culture, it’s no surprise that so many Canadians experience chronic stress and ...
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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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How to make the perfect turkey burger

By Medisys | May 31 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
These turkey burgers are always a hit because they're so flavourful. It doesn't hurt that they're ...
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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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