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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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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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Ketogenic Diet 101: An interview with leading cardiologist Dr. Sebag

Find out what leading Cardiologist, Dr. Ibal Sebag, has to say about the ketogenic diet, and gain ...
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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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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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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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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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How Weight Gain May Impact Sex Drive

Research suggests that being overweight can impact your libido. According to a study from Duke ...
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Study: 1 in 15 women suffer from "food addiction" or compulsive overeating

Accumulating evidence has documented neurobiological and behavioural similarities between ...
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Want younger looking skin? Exercise!

With the winter weather often comes less physical activity, less engagement in outdoor activities, ...
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Worried about your risk of stroke? Eat more citrus fruit!

By Medisys | March 04 2017 | Cardiovascular Health
      Eating citrus fruits, especially oranges and grapefruit, may lower women's risk of developing ...
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Canadian kids are getting about half of their daily Calories from ultra-processed, addictive foods

        A new report commissioned by the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada and conducted by the ...
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Fitness guidelines for a healthy heart

Exercise falls into 3 basic groups:
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Is movement the secret to happiness?

Our bodies were designed to be active, not to sit behind desks, cars, and on couches all day. ...
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Canadians Drink More Alcohol than Americans. How Much Alcohol is Too Much?

In a report released by the World Health Organization, it was found that Canadians aged 15 and ...
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How Hard Should You Exercise For A Healthy Heart?

When you exercise, your heart beats faster to meet the demand for more blood and oxygen by the ...
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Cancer Prevention

The Medisys team is proud to help you achieve your health objectives. In order to support your ...
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