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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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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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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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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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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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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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Office job? You may be causing more damage to your health than you think.

Could a standing desk save your life and protect you from heart disease? Possibly, according to new ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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