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Low Glycemic Index Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

This recipe are focuses on one of the best comfort foods – Shepherd’s Pie. Yumm. This one pot meal is warm, fragrant and reminds us of childhood memories. Here’s a low glycemic index version to suite all your taste buds and still comfort you on those chilly evenings. Enjoy!

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Food and your Mood

Your mood can affect the dietary choices you make…but can the opposite be true? Recent scientific findings show that food can indeed alter your mood.

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Is Organic Food Better?

The question persists: Is organic food better? While organic food production is good for the environment, more research is needed to prove its health benefits.

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Exercise: Keeping Your Bones Healthy

Osteoporosis can be prevented and managed through pharmacologic interventions, nutrition and physical activity. Our focus in physiotherapy is to promote physical activity.

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Healthy Eating For Your Bones

Did you know that 25% of women and 13% of men over 50 have osteoporosis? Calcium and vitamin D are bone strengthening nutrients: make sure you are getting enough!

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5 Nutrition Myths Debunked

Registered Dietitian Nina Hirvi debunks common nutrition myths.

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Fall Fruits – Nutritious and Delicious

Fall has arrived but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy fresh fruit. Summer berries may disappear, but there are some fabulous fall fruits!

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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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The New Heart Healthy Diet Buzzword: Phytosterols

Phytosterols have recently been introduced to a limited number of foods. They are intended for adults who want to lower their cholesterol and improve their heart health.

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Metabolic Syndrome —the “Perfect Storm”

Metabolic syndrome is a term used to describe a group of risk factors that collectively increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.