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DASH towards a healthier you

“DASH” was initiated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and is scientifically proven to reduce high blood pressure and improve heart health.

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Alternative Treatment for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Is there an alternative to Warfarin for the treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation? Question and Answer session with Cardiologist, Dr. Brett Heilbron.

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All About Oats (Carrot Cake Pancakes)

Oats are a nutritious, hardy cereal grain rich in heart-healthy soluble fibre best eaten as a nice hot bowl of oatmeal that provides comfort and satisfaction.

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Cardiology Services Now Available at Copeman Healthcare Vancouver

Starting in August, Dr. Brett Heilbron and Dr. Saul Isserow will be providing cardiology services to Copeman Healthcare clients in Vancouver.

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How to get enough soluble fibre

Soluble fibre helps lower ‘bad’ (LDL) cholesterol; controls rises in blood sugar; and extends the feeling of fullness after eating to help control appetite.

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What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic Syndrome is a disorder of body metabolism consisting of abnormal glucose, cholesterols, blood pressure and large waist. Know your risk, as only your health professional can diagnose and help you manage it.

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Fruits and Vegetables – Nature’s Gift To Prevent And Manage Metabolic Syndrome

To protect against heart disease, certain cancers, and help boost immunity – veggies and fruits provide antioxidants – substances that protect cells from damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals.

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Member Lynne Spence Runs for Her Life

“I’ve never felt stronger, and the annual health assessment at the Centre has helped quantify my success and keep the encouragement going for continuous improvement to my health”.

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Looking for a Healthy Heart? Start With Your Brain!

Important components of both a brain and a heart health program are exercise, nutrition, weight management, stress management and sleep.

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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.