Apple vs pear-How do you know if you have Metabolic syndrome

Apple versus pear: how do you know if you have Metabolic Syndrome?

Nina Hirvi takes us through the indicators for Metabolic Syndrome and offers specific advise on how to reduce your risk of developing this condition.

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Five Stages of Change

Adding healthy habits to your routine or changing unhealthy behaviour can be an easy decision, but how ready are you to make changes and ultimately succeed?

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Colorectal Cancer Screening and Prevention

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in Canada and is the second most common cause of death from cancer. If detected early colorectal cancer is highly treatable and may not be so deadly.

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Re-Inspire Your Resolutions

The word “resolutions” offers images of de- feat and past failures so I prefer to use the word “decisions”. So how do we set ourselves up for success?

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How Mindfulness is Good for the Heart

Mindfulness is being fully aware of whatever is happening in the present moment, an observation of mind and body through calm and focused awareness.

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Protecting Your Heart From Emotional Pain

Emotional pain tends to worsen when those painful, traumatic events are replayed and relived, and becomes crippling when they affect mood, relationships or professional life.