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Seven health fads you may want to reconsider

We have all seen fads take over the media, but are any of them really worth trying? Is it possible that some of them may even be dangerous?

3 tips to help you reach your New Year’s health goals

Each January, the New Year brings with it new goals and resolutions, especially when it comes to health. But before you get started, get informed

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Top 5 Nutrition Takeaways for 2020, From a Registered Dietitian

We’ve compiled all of our favourite tips to have your best year yet with food – enjoy this list of our top nutrition messages for 2020!

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3 Ways Alcohol Impacts Weight Loss

Spring and summer seasons are often filled with enjoying patio happy hours, gathering for family barbecues, and attending more social events. These engagements often involve delicious foods, great conversations and alcoholic beverages. As many of us work on our “summer bodies”, one question often arises: how does alcohol affect our weight? There are a few reasons […]

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WEBINAR – Nutrition 102: Dining Out

Join Sarah Kasman, Registered Dietitian, as she tests your knowledge of how to dine out at restaurants in this free online webinar. Plus, learn helpful tips and tricks on how to modify meals to suit your personal health goals.

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WEBINAR – Healthy Tips for Weight Loss

In this online webinar Rob Lazzinnaro, Registered Dietitian, will review the importance of a balanced approach to weight loss, and will provide tips and tricks on the best ways to effectively manage your weight throughout the years of your life.

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Is the ketogenic diet your key to weight loss?

The ketogenic diet is becoming increasingly popular for its weight loss effects. But is the restrictive diet safe and, if so, is it right for you?

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Top 3 Dietary Behaviours for Weight Loss

One of the hardest changes to make just involves figuring out where to start. Here are our top 3 suggestions for dietary behaviours for weight loss!

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WEBINAR – Nutrition 101: Fundamentals of Healthy Eating

In this free online webinar, Jennifer Rogers, RD, will teach you the basics of nutrition & fundamental knowledge to make healthier choices year-round

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Creating Your Perfect Workout Plan

Is there such a thing as the “perfect” workout routine? Kinesiologist, Hedieh Hafizi, explains how to create the perfect workout plan.

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The Miracle Medication: No Prescription Required!

What if you discovered a medication capable of preventing or treating dozens of diseases? Luckily, this magic medication exists; exercise!

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12 ways to eat for the holidays

It can be hard to stay on track with your diet over the holidays, particularly when there are so many parties and gatherings filled with tasty (and tempting) treats. Use these tips to help you celebrate the holidays the healthy way.

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WEBINAR – The sweet truth about sugar

In this online webinar, Bahar Brocken, RD, will outline all of the things you never knew about sugar, including how it affects your health.

WEBINAR – The Ketogenic (Keto) Diet: Fact vs Fiction

Learn all about the Ketogenic Diet from Registered Dietitian, Sarah Kasman in this free webinar.

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Copeman Calgary offers innovative new service options

Find out what’s in store in Calgary! The latest program and service innovations at the Copeman Healthcare Centre in Calgary include gene-based nutrition testing, complete weight loss management and more.

Copeman Healthcare assists with life-changing weight-loss

Copeman Healthcare assists with life-changing weight-loss

Losing weight can be difficult, especially as we get older. This is the amazing story of how one 49 year old turned his life around by losing 40 pounds through healthy lifestyle changes.

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Quick Chicken Soup

There is nothing quite like homemade chicken soup, especially during the rainy spring season. This dietitian-approved recipe is sure to hit the spot!

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Want better results at the gym? A structured program could be the answer

If you often visit the gym without a plan, you’re probably not making the most of your time or energy. A structured exercise program could make a significant difference to your fitness progress.

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5 steps to overcoming your weight loss plateau

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, you’ll probably know that weight loss plateaus can be frustrating. Dietitian Linda Cuda shares advice on how to break through your plateau.

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Are those last 10lbs a health risk?

Registered Dietitian Nina Hirvi discusses the health risks of holding extra weight, and provides some ideas and advice on how to lose those last 10 pounds.

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CKNW’s Lynda Steele interviews Copeman team on pressing health topics

CKNW’s Lynda Steele spoke with Copeman’s clinical team about the latest on fertility, menopause, weight loss, brain health, men’s health, hormone replacement therapy and travel health.

Want permanent weight loss? We can help.

Want permanent weight loss? We can help.

Are you sick of dieting, and want to make changes that result in permanent weight loss? All diets can help you lose weight, but 95% of them fail. The Copeman dietitians are here to help you succeed.

Manage your weight with an active lifestyle

Manage your weight with an active lifestyle

It’s no secret that physical activity and exercise does our body good. But did you know physical inactivity or sedentary behaviour has its own set of negative consequences?

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Personalized clinics are a game changer for Vancouver CEO: How he lost 28 lbs and took his health back

By prioritizing his health, transforming his diet and making physical fitness part of his daily life, Copeman client John Cooper lost 28lbs and brought his health numbers back into a normal range.

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Get the most from LifePlus: Spotlight on Registered Dietitians

The first tip for making the most of your dietitian visit is overcoming the fear that you are visiting the food police.

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5 Benefits of Beans

We could all use more beans and lentils in our lives whether it be to lose weight, reduce cholesterol, manage diabetes, or simply to eat less meat.

Apps and gadgets to keep you honest top picks for weight loss tools

Apps and gadgets to keep you honest: top picks for weight loss tools

Whether dropping a few extra pounds or cutting down on daily fat intake, most of us need a source of accountability when taking on new health challenges.

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Feeling hungry is ok!

Feeling hungry does not have to be scary. We should all feel hungry before a meal.

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Is swimming the ultimate exercise?

Could swimming be the ultimate exercise? The following report card on swimming shows that unlike other cardiovascular exercises, swimming offers benefits beyond merely burning calories and building muscle groups.

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Lower Fat Creamy Pasta Sauce

Try this week’s recipe featuring a recipe for a creamy pasta sauce that uses lower fat options offering less calories, about half the fat more than double the protein and at least half to a third of the usual amount of sodium than your traditional cream based sauces.

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Dietitian Health Tip: Patience, positivity, and persistence are the keys to weight loss

Patience, positivity, and persistence are the keys to weight loss. If you’re thinking about what you can’t have, how unpleasant it is or how slow it’s going you won’t stick to it.

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Smart Weight Program now in Vancouver

The Copeman SmartWeight Program is a drop-in program designed to help you improve your eating behavior and attain your ideal weight (or health) goals.

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Gearing up for the GranFondo

Successful CEO, Garth Braun, dodges Type 2 Diabetes thanks to the personalized care at Copeman Healthcare and his own outstanding drive. Read and be inspired.

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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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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 Dangers of High-Normal Blood Pressure (Prehypertension)

Prehypertension is the precursor to a hypertension diagnosis. As prehypertension does not cause any symptoms, the only way to detect prehypertension is to keep track of your blood pressure readings.

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Back On Course

I had been to the Mayo Clinic when I lived offshore for 11 years. So when my friends suggested I try Copeman Clinic I thought, hey, maybe this would be even better.