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7 eco-friendly habits that are great for your health

By Medisys | February 13 2018 | News
      Eco-conscious habits like turning down the heat, powering down electronics, and walking or ...
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7 superfoods to watch out for in 2018

By Medisys | February 08 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
A healthy, varied diet is essential for optimal health. But what about so called "superfoods"? A ...
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The anti-inflammatory diet. Your questions answered.

By Medisys | February 08 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
Inflammation is a localized response of the immune system to an external (infection, allergy, burn, ...
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Swap your beef burger for a plant-based one

By Medisys | February 08 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
According to restaurant consultancy group Baum + Whiteman in New York, "plant-based" foods will ...
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The Real ROI of Employee Wellness Programs

By Medisys | February 07 2018 | Mental Wellness, News
Are you optimizing the return on investment (ROI) of your company's employee wellness programs? ...
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These 4 things are standing between you and a better life

By Medisys | February 06 2018 | News, Women's Health
What do you have in this life if you don't have your health?
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Poor Time Management: 6 Ways to Take Back your Day

By Medisys | February 05 2018 | Mental Wellness, News
Do you ever find yourself wondering where the day went, feeling like you didn’t actually get ...
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Seven Tips for Achieving a Healthy Work-Life Balance

By Medisys | February 05 2018 | Mental Wellness, News
We all play a variety of roles in life, which is probably a good thing. A growing body of research ...
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Tips for Managing Blood Pressure

By Medisys | February 05 2018 | Men's Health, News, Women's Health
According to Canadian Health Magazine, high blood pressure is the most common health risk issue ...
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Is Zika taking a bite out of your travel plans this winter?

By Medisys | January 22 2018 | Travel Health
Looking for personalized travel health advice? Click here to schedule an appointment or inquire for ...
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New study suggests dragon fruit may have anti-diabetic properties

Dragon fruit (also called pitaya) is a brightly coloured, beautiful fuit that grows on cacti. Rich ...
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28 grams of nuts a day keeps the doctor away

By Medisys | January 18 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
According to a large study, eating a small portion of nuts each day protects against heart disease, ...
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What does "clean eating" really mean?

Is gluten bad for you? Should you only buy organic? Is a plant-based diet healthier? Healthy eating ...
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Healthy, hearty, wild mushroom, lentil, and barley soup

By Medisys | January 16 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
Although quick and easy to prepare, this soup is loaded with nutrition and will keep you full until ...
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Guess what a 2,000 Calorie lunch looks like

By Medisys | January 06 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
Did you know that eating an excess of just 150 Calories a day can lead to 15 pounds a year of ...
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Guess why your diet isn't working? Hint: it may have nothing to do with food.

By Medisys | January 04 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
          Regular exercise and maintaining a healthy balanced diet will always be important ...
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Spoiler Alert: If you have a desk job, regular exercise is not enough exercise

Could a standing desk save your life and protect you from heart disease? Possibly, according to new ...
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By Medisys | December 18 2017 | 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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Is Lipolysis Really Worth All the Hype?

By Medisys | December 04 2017 | Skin Care, Women's Health
How common is cellulite?
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Recipe Booklet

By Medisys | December 01 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
Eat right with the right tips.  Download the Medisys Recipe Booklet for healthy and delicious meal ...
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Later bedtimes in children linked to learning difficulties, ADHD, and lower grades

By Medisys | November 30 2017 | Mental Wellness, News, Physical Health
Canada is one of the most sleep deprived countries in the world, with 30% of us  sleeping less than ...
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Refined Sugar Free Holiday Gingerbread Loaf

By Medisys | November 27 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
This recipe is adapted ...
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1 in 5 Canadians will get skin cancer. Protect yourself year-round.

By Medisys | November 25 2017 | News, Skin Care, Women's Health
While the death rates for many types of cancers are going down in this country, thanks to earlier ...
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Stop consuming energy drinks

By Medisys | November 25 2017 |
Most energy drinks typically contain large amounts of caffeine; added sugars; and legal stimulants, ...
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Beet hummus - an easy, healthy, festive, holiday dip!

By Medisys | November 24 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
Looking for an easy, festive holiday recipe to serve at your company pot luck? Try our beet ...
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Feeling Moody? Try Drinking More Water.

By Medisys | November 23 2017 |
The holiday season is pften filled with sugary treats, salty foods, and alcohol (all of which can ...
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Men die up to 10 years younger than women, why?

By Medisys | November 16 2017 | Men's Health, Physical Health
Across the world, men die six to ten years younger than women, for reasons that are largely ...
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Turn it off: why blue light has a dark side

By Medisys | November 16 2017 | Brain Health, Mental Wellness, News
Canada is one of the most sleep deprived countries on the planet, with 30% of us getting less than ...
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Medisys Health Group Inc. celebrates its 30th anniversary by welcoming clients to new flagship clinic and head office in Montreal

By Medisys | November 06 2017 | News
MONTREAL, Nov. 6, 2017  - Medisys Health Group Inc. ("Medisys" or the "Company"), Canada's leading ...
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MEET DR. ROSE HSU, Medisys calgary

By Medisys | November 02 2017 | Meet Our Experts
We are delighted to welcome Dr. Rose Hsu to the Medisys Calgary team.Dr. Hsu graduated with ...
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Happiness Challenge

By Medisys | November 01 2017 | Challenges
While Canada is still ahead of the U.S. in overall happiness rankings (according to the world ...
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10 super healthy foods to add to your grocery list

By Medisys | October 05 2017 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
If you are cutting carbs by reducing your consumption of highly-processed foods and refined sugar, ...
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September Newsletter - Stress: The Silent Killer

By Medisys | September 01 2017 | Newsletters
Stress is implicated in nearly every major chronic condition from Alzheimer’s to obesity and ...
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Want to combat heart disease? Eat more chocolate!

According to research, chocolate helps prevent heart disease, fights cell damage, and improves ...
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Think diet pop is a better choice? Consider this...

Consuming zero calorie sweeteners may actually lead to weight gain and a host of other health ...
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Three reasons why your diet isn’t working

By Medisys | August 12 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
Here are three common diet traps that may be stopping you from reaching your weight loss goals.
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What is the "quadrivalent" flu vaccine?

By Medisys | August 06 2017 | Physical Health
Until recently, seasonal influenza vaccines were designed to protect against three different ...
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Certain diets associated with a lower risk of depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder

By Medisys | August 04 2017 |
Studies suggest that healthy diets are associated with a lower risk of depression, anxiety, bipolar ...
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What is the difference between the flu and a common cold?

By Medisys | August 03 2017 | Physical Health
As fall begins, we start to see the leaves change, the temperatures drop and the number of coughs ...
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Foods That Make Your Skin Glow

By Medisys | August 01 2017 | Skin Care
How diet affects skin health remains controversial, but as research progresses, certain nutrients ...
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August Newsletter - Healthy, Informed Eating

By Medisys | August 01 2017 | Newsletters
Which has more carbs: a burrito bowl or 10 slices of white bread? Discover how well-balanced your ...
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Getting Calcium From A Dairy-Free Diet

By Medisys | August 01 2017 |
Calcium, the most abundant mineral in the body, is vital for building strong bones and teeth but ...
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Why you should eat more fermented foods 

By Medisys | July 31 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
If you don't eat fermented foods such as kimchi, sauerkraut, yogurt, kombucha or natto, consider ...
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How pomegranates protect against the development of Alzheimer's disease

By Medisys | July 29 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
Recent research suggests that pomegranate extract, which is a rich source of disease-fighting ...
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Want lower cholesterol and reduced risk of heart disease? Eat more pistachios!

Consuming pistachio nuts may reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease in part by decreasing ...
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New Insights on Combating Rosacea

By Medisys | July 03 2017 | Skin Care
        While a subtle, rosy glow to the cheeks lights up a face and reflects good health and ...
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The secret to eternal youth? Exercise

        We don't just want to live longer; we want to live as healthy, active adults. No one is ...
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Four things standing between you and a better life

The barriers to a successful, sustainable, positive lifestyle changes are often deep-rooted and ...
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Five easy ways to make your fitness dreams a reality in 2018

By Medisys | June 30 2017 | News, Physical Health
A new year, a new you! Follow these five easy tips to get the most out of your workouts and to make ...
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Potassium: think outside the banana!

By Medisys | June 30 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
When it comes to potassium, think outside the banana. 
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Relying on takeout? How to stay on track when dining out for every meal

        Staying healthy while travelling can be tough. Medisys Registered Dietitian Jessica Tong ...
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Substitutions to your lunch order that will save you thousands of Calories

By Medisys | June 08 2017 | 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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Calin Rovinescu on the successful turnaround of Air Canada

By Medisys | June 07 2017 |
Since he was appointed CEO in 2009, Air Canada’s share price has risen over 1600%. Calin describes ...
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Meet Dr. Rola Masri, Medisys Vancouver

By Medisys | June 05 2017 | Meet Our Experts
Dr. Rola Masri is an executive and occupational health physician based out of the Medisys Vancouver ...
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July Newsletter - Summer Edition

By Medisys | June 01 2017 | Newsletters
Which is worse for brain health: binge drinking or poor sleep habits? Learn the shocking truths ...
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June Newsletter - Health and Successful Workdays

By Medisys | June 01 2017 | Newsletters
This month's issue is all about healthy and successful workdays. Discover simple substitutions to ...
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Meet Dr. Kathee Andrews

By Medisys | May 15 2017 | Meet Our Experts
Dr. Andrews has been a family physician for more than 25 years, she practices preventive medicine ...
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Meet Dr. Ali Tausif, Medisys

By Medisys | May 15 2017 | Meet Our Experts
Dr. Tausif started his medical career in General Surgery in the UK. He then switched to family ...
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