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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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7 superfoods to add to your grocery list

By Medisys | September 11 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
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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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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Men’s Sexual Health – What is Considered Normal?

By Medisys | August 31 2018 | Men's Health, Mental Wellness, News
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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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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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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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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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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Smokers cost their employers thousands of dollars in lost productivity and absenteeism

According to the Conference Board of Canada smokers cost their employers, on average, nearly $4,000 ...
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Homemade 100% Mango Fruit Roll Ups

By Medisys | April 28 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
According to research conducted by the University of Montreal,  48.3 per cent of Canadians’ daily ...
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5 Products That Make Health Easy

By Medisys | April 27 2018 | News, Physical Health
Want to make the most of your time? These are our favourite gadgets that make health and wellness ...
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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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Your pathway to a better night’s sleep: Treatment options for insomnia

Most adults will experience an episode of poor sleep at some point in life, which is often ...
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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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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
You can’t prevent cold and flu viruses from making their appearance, but you can bolster your ...
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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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Is your house putting you at risk of lung cancer?

By Medisys | April 06 2018 | News, Physical Health
True or false: If you don’t smoke, you’re not at risk of developing lung cancer. 
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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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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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Keto Spicy Sautéed Kale

By Medisys | March 31 2018 |
Even if you are not a kale lover, you'll like this keto-diet friendly kale side dish. Interested in ...
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Eating Well While On The Go

By Medisys | March 31 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Fewer and fewer people these days are eating all of their meals at home. Making home-cooked meals ...
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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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Apps and Gadgets: Top Picks for Weight Loss Tools

By Medisys | March 16 2018 | Physical Health
Keeping track of what you eat, how well you sleep, how you feel, how much water you drink, or how ...
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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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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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Healthy Pepper-Crusted Salmon

By Medisys | February 24 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Salmon is a heart healthy food because it’s packed with omega-3 fatty acids. Use a good quality ...
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Healthy aging 101: why good genes aren't enough

By Medisys | February 24 2018 | Dr. Vivien Brown, News
It's never too late, or too early, to start putting your health first! 
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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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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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Blood Pressure: What is Considered Normal?

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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Why learning a new skill in adulthood builds "cognitive reserve" to protect against dementia

By Medisys | February 02 2018 | Brain Health, Mental Wellness
To optimize your memory and thinking skills as you age, it’s important to exercise both your body ...
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Why you should never be too busy for your health

By Medisys | February 01 2018 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Dr. Vivien Brown has been a family physician in Toronto for more than 35 years, and is the Vice ...
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