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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 | 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 has been a family physician in Toronto for more than 35 years, and is the Vice ...
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February Newsletter - Have a Healthy, Happy Heart Month!

By Medisys | February 01 2018 | Newsletters
Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada. 9 in 10 Canadians have at least one ...
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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 benefits for diabetes

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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How much alcohol is too much? A lot less than you may think.

How much alcohol is too much? According to a new study published in the Lancet, any amount 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 components of ...
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Sesame Ginger Salmon

By Medisys | January 01 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
This Asian-inspired salmon recipe is one of our favourites. It also works well if you bake this ...
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Looking for healthy meal ideas? Download our free recipe book.

By Medisys | January 01 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Ready to make a change? Healthy living can be delicious too!   80% OF CANADIANS AREN’T GETTING ...
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Office job? You may be causing more damage to your health than you think.

By Medisys | January 01 2018 | Cardiovascular Health, News
Could a standing desk save your life and protect you from heart disease? Possibly, according to new ...
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January Newsletter - Make Your Health Goals a Reality

By Medisys | January 01 2018 | Newsletters
It’s 2018, time to start making your health goals a reality! In this month’s issue, discover tips ...
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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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December Newsletter - The Holiday Survival Guide

By Medisys | December 01 2017 | Newsletters
Between holiday parties, family gatherings, eggnog, cookie exchanges, and advent calendars,  the ...
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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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Sweet and Spicy Holiday Nuts

By Medisys | November 25 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
Sweet, salty and spicy – these walnuts have it all!  And they’re an excellent source of plant-based ...
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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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Acne truth and lies

By Medisys | November 24 2017 | Skin Care
Today more than ever, both in adolescence and in adulthood, men and women feel increased pressure ...
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Feeling Moody? Try Drinking More Water.

Why is water so important, how much exactly do we need to drink, and what happens to our bodies if ...
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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
Dr. Hsu graduated with distinction from the University of Victoria with a degree in Biopsychology. ...
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4 Week Happiness Challenge Sign Up

By Medisys | November 01 2017 | Challenges & Guides
While Canada is still ahead of the U.S. in overall happiness rankings (according to the world ...
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November Newsletter - Debunking Health Myths

By Medisys | November 01 2017 | Newsletters
This month, our experts reveal the truth behind the most prevailing skincare and nutrition myths. ...
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Healthy, hearty, squash and apple soup

By Medisys | October 27 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
A simple yet delicious pureed soup perfect for a cool autumn day when locally grown apples are in ...
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October Newsletter - The Ketogenic Diet Issue

By Medisys | October 01 2017 | Newsletters
Is a higher-fat diet really the key to losing weight? Find out what leading Cardiologist Dr. Sebag ...
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September Newsletter - The Stress Issue

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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Healthy aging 101: How to stay healthy, vital, and strong

By Medisys | August 08 2017 |
It's no secret that Canadians are living longer and longer. Today a man who is currently 65 can ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 has ...
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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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