Resources

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 worth the hype?

There is a lot of hype surrounding high-protein diets in the media, within fitness communities, and ...
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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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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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Is your commute to work making you anxious, depressed, stressed out, and generally unhealthy?

Studies show those with longer commutes to work are less healthy than their peers.
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Guess how much money your company is losing to persistent diarrhea?

By Jessica Tong, RD | September 08 2017 | Physical Health
Let’s get down to business. About 15-30% of Canadians suffer from chronic constipation1, ...
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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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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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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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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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Are supplements dangerous?

By Medisys | February 17 2017 | Dr. Vivien Brown, Physical Health
We all know how important it is to eat a balanced diet full of nutrient-rich foods, but in this ...
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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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Is sitting the new smoking?

By Medisys | September 13 2016 | Physical Health
Canadians come from a “Sitting Culture”. Improving health and heart disease prevention with regular ...
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Is Exercise The Secret To Longevity

According to a large British study, people who take up fitness later in life are more likely to ...
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Manage your weight with an active lifestyle

By Medisys | May 06 2016 | Physical Health
It’s no secret that physical activity and exercise does our body good. But did you know physical ...
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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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Exercise For A Healthy Immune System

By Medisys | January 11 2016 | Physical Health
Do you ever feel like you are constantly trying to get over a cold?
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Pneumonia and pneumonia deaths are increasing in Canada. How can you protect you and your family.

By Medisys | November 25 2015 | Dr. Vivien Brown, Physical Health
Since it’s the season to talk about immunization and flu shots, I thought I would also write about ...
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Is Swimming The Ultimate Exercise?

By Medisys | October 27 2015 | Physical Health
Consider the multiple beneftis of aquatic exercise Many people will never enjoy the feeling of cold ...
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Fighting Allergies

By Medisys | June 12 2015 | Physical Health
With the arrival of good weather a few weeks ago, trees began pollinating in earnest. This process ...
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Sun Protection From The Inside Out

By Medisys | June 12 2015 | Physical Health
Most of us are familiar with the guidelines for sensible tanning: no prolonged exposure, no ...
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You Might Want To Reconsider What You Put In Your Coffee!

By Medisys | February 18 2015 | Physical Health
Scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science released a study stating that artificial sweeteners ...
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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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The Non-Smoker’s Guide to Lung Cancer: How to Protect Yourself from the Invisible Killer

By Medisys | January 14 2015 | Physical Health
If you don’t smoke, you’re not at risk of devel­oping lung cancer. True or False?
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Apps and Gadgets: Top Picks for Weight Loss Tools

By Medisys | January 14 2015 | Physical Health
Did you know that 75 per cent of people who are successful at maintaining weight loss track their ...
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Top Picks for Wearable Fitness Technology

By Medisys | January 14 2015 | Physical Health
Aside from its convenient location in your pocket or on your wrist, the benefits of wearing a ...
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Not sleeping well? Try yoga

By Medisys | December 23 2014 | Mental Wellness, Physical Health
In our fast-paced culture, it’s no surprise that so many Canadians experience chronic stress and ...
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Why you need to get more sleep

By Medisys | December 23 2014 | Mental Wellness, Physical Health
If you are like many Canadians, you’re getting less than six hours of sleep per night. The ...
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8 nutrition strategies to promote a good night’s sleep…and control your weight

Feeling tired and irritable aren’t the only consequences of poor sleep. Getting too little sleep ...
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Tips for Nutrition Month 2013

By Medisys | January 22 2013 | Physical Health
On the occasion of Nutrition Month 2013, the team of dietitians at Medisys is pleased to provide ...
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