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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There is no ‘magic food bullet’ that will stop cancer in its tracks. However, research has identified key nutrition steps that you can start taking now that will help prevent cancer.
The end game is how we envision our lives 5, 10 or 15 years from now. That future often gets lost in the urgency of the day-to-day and that oft repeated line “if it isn’t broken don’t fix it.
The more physically active you are, and the higher the intensity of that activity, the greater the reduction in colon cancer risk. The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology recommends accumulating at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity each week.
Some Gastro-Intestinal conditions can take time to diagnose but Copeman Healthcare physicians are dedicated to giving the right diagnosis and treatment.
Here is a light dessert that will be a wonderful accompaniment to any meal. Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C, a good source of potassium, and also contain folic acid, magnesium. They are a great source of fibre too.
Mangos are great not only in salads, but also as a salsa, dressing or chutney, in curry dishes and other spicy dishes, in sandwiches and wraps, on top of pizza, at breakfast with yogurt, as part of a smoothie, or even a healthy dessert!
To get the most benefit from your flours and breads, choose the “whole grain”. People who eat more whole grains may have a lower risk for heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.
Asparagus is an excellent source of folic acid and contains other nutrients such as vitamin C and potassium, among other vitamins and minerals. Try this delicious asparagus, lemon and dill schrimp recipe!
Clinical neuropsychology deals with the diagnostic assessment and treatment of brain injury (stroke, trauma, disease processes and others) or deficits in important areas of cognition such as memory, processing speed, logic & reasoning and executive functioning.