Stepping into Spring
April 23, 2018

As temperatures increase and the number of rainy days decrease, many of us look to spend more time outdoors which can provide a great opportunity to up our levels of physical activity and get moving.

Current physical activity guidelines recommend adults partake in at least 150 minutes of...

March 22, 2018

While most women are likely aware of how serious heart disease is, they’re unlikely to be aware of the threat it poses to them personally. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in Canada – up to five times as many die from it than breast cancer. 

So why is it that early...

March 9, 2018

When consumed in small amounts, salt – or table salt – is good for us. It’s an essential nutrient to help our bodies function properly by working to regulate water balance in cells, helping maintain blood volume, and aiding in nerve function. Plus it makes food taste good. But too much salt can...

How to survive a bad flu season
February 16, 2018

Have you had the flu this winter? If not, you probably know someone who has. North America has been hit hard by the flu this winter and there’s no sign yet that the infection rate is going down.

As of February 5, 2018, data from Health Canada states that over 3,000 hospitalizations, 285...

Bell Let's Talk
January 29, 2018

Mental health is a level of psychological wellbeing, and can affect us all in one way or another.  In fact, one in five Canadians will experience some sort of mental health issue in their lifetime, meaning either you or someone you know will likely be affected at some point. Sadly though, there...