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Cannabis Legalization: What Employers Need to Know

By Dr. Farrell Cahill | October 17 2018 | News, Mental Wellness
With the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada now upon us, employers are getting ...
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October Newsletter - Healthy Halloween Treats

By Medisys | October 01 2018 | News, Newsletters
Discover how to curb sugar cravings, the truth behind fatty liver disease, and healthy spooky ...
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Why Companies with Healthier Employees Outperform their Peers

By Medisys | September 25 2018 | News, Mental Wellness
Canadian companies are increasingly investing in the health and well being of their workforce.  In ...
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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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Why Sleep Deprivation Costs the Canadian Economy $20 Billion a Year

By Dr. Farrell Cahill | September 18 2018 | Brain Health, News
The average Canadian employee gets less than six hours of sleep per night. According to research, ...
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7 superfoods to add to your grocery list

By Medisys | September 11 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes, News
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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Spending most of your waking hours in front of screens? You may need a Digital Detox!

Do you find yourself constantly reaching for your phone, checking emails outside of work hours, and ...
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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, News, Mental Wellness
An interview with Dr. Nathan Thakur, Medisys Health Group.  
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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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Medisys 9 Day Hydration Challenge - Sign up for Free Today!

The American Heart Association reminds that staying hydrated is critical for your heart health but ...
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The Skinny on Yogurt: 4 Yogurt Myths Debunked

According to the Canadian Dairy Commission, average yogurt consumption has increased by 43.7% over ...
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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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Six Strategies for Enjoying Alcohol Without Compromising Health

Everyone has their own individual motivation for enjoying alcohol – be it the taste, a way to relax ...
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Menopause: It's Not All Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

Menopause is a normal, natural event that most women experience. It’s defined as the end of ...
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Addiction: Early Warning Signs of Addictive Behaviours

In any given year, 1 in 5 Canadians experience either a mental health illness or an addiction. How ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is charcoal healthy?

Foods fall in and out of “fashion” like colours and cuts of jeans. Foods like kale, gogi and acai ...
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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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Chocolatey chia avocado bean brownies

Bring these ooey gooey chocolaty brownies to a potluck to let your colleagues test them out. The ...
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10 minute watermelon feta avocado salad

You know summer is here when watermelon is front and centre in the grocery store! Of course ...
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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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Lunch ideas that will save you thousands of calories

By Medisys | April 19 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes, News
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 | Nutrition & Recipes, News
Q: How much is too much coffee? 
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Is your house putting you at risk of lung cancer?

By Medisys | April 06 2018 | Physical Health, News
True or false: If you don’t smoke, you’re not at risk of developing lung cancer. 
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Thyroid Health 101: Is your thyroid doing its job?

According to the Thyroid Foundation of Canada, about 1 in 10 Canadians suffer from a thyroid ...
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Ginger-scallion steamed fish

Did you say fish? Fish is packed full of important nutrients. It is generally lower in saturated ...
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Red Thai Salmon Curry

Homemade Red Thai Salmon Curry is a simple dish that can be on the table in 20 minutes. This hearty ...
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Healthy frittata recipe 

Try this frittata recipe loaded with fresh vegetables to step up your brunch game! 
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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 | Physical Health, News
In a report released by the World Health Organization, it was found that Canadians aged 15 and ...
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10 behaviours that should raise red flags

Mental illness affects people of all ages, cultures, races, income levels, and educational ...
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4 Week Micronutrient Challenge Sign Up

By Medisys | March 07 2018 | Challenges & Guides, News
Canadians (especially kids) are getting more than half of their daily calories from processed ...
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Seven tips for achieving a healthy work-life balance

We all play a variety of roles in life, which is probably a good thing. A growing body of research ...
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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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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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Fitness for the frequent business traveler

By Andrea Stokes | February 07 2018 | News, Physical Health
In many Canadian companies, a huge amount of stress and responsibility rests on the shoulders of ...
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Are high-protein diets safe?

There is a lot of hype surrounding high-protein diets in the media, within fitness communities, and ...
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The Real ROI of Employee Wellness Programs

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

What do you have in this life if you don't have your health?
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Stop Multitasking at Get More Done

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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Blood Pressure: What is Considered Normal?

By Medisys | February 05 2018 | Women's Health, Men's Health, News
According to Canadian Health Magazine, high blood pressure is the most common health risk issue ...
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Medisys Travel Health: Tick Safety

By Dr. Jay Keystone | February 02 2018 | Travel Health, News
        Ticks are small biting creatures that can range in size from as small as a grain of sand to ...
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Dr. Jay Keystone: Top 10 Travel Health Tips

By Dr. Jay Keystone | February 01 2018 | Travel Health, News
Simple preparations can help you make the most of your holiday and avoid getting sick. To learn ...
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Zika Virus 101: What Travelers Need to Consider

By Dr. Jay Keystone | January 26 2018 | Travel Health, News
Zika virus is a flavivirus related to yellow fever, West Nile virus, dengue fever and Japanese ...
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Healthy, hearty, wild mushroom, lentil, and barley soup

By Medisys | January 16 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes, News
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 | Nutrition & Recipes, News
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 | Nutrition & Recipes, News
Regular exercise and maintaining a healthy balanced diet will always be important components of ...
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Why fasting often backfires, leading to longer-term weight gain

Some claim fasting is the pathway to sustainable weight loss, optimal health, and even longer ...
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Think artificial sweeteners are a better choice? Think again!

By Jessica Tong, RD; Andrea Stokes RD, and Dr. Farrell Cahill, Senior Research Lead, Medisys Health ...
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