Prevent Cancer: Maintain Microbiome Health

All the good bacteria in and on your body constitute what is known as your microbiome. Your microbiome is made up of bacteria, viruses, fungi, archaea, and protozoa. There are 10 times as many of them

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Prevent cancer: Reduce your sugar intake!

Because cancer has become so prevalent in our society, cancer prevention is an important topic for healthy aging. This blog post is the third in a series on cancer prevention. Besides reducing your exposure

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Prevent Cancer: Reduce Your Exposure to Toxins

According to Health Canada, one in two Canadians will get cancer in their lifetimes, and one in four Canadians will die of cancer. In other words, half of the people who get cancer in Canada will die of

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Preventing Cancer

According to the Canadian Cancer Society, about half of Canadians will develop cancer in their lifetimes and a quarter of Canadians will die of cancer. Cancer mainly affects Canadians over the age of 50,

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Healthy Aging and Stress

In an earlier blog post, I wrote about exercise and healthy eating as important aspects of healthy aging. Another very important aspect is reducing stress. Stress Affects Your Body, Mind, and Behaviour Stress

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Healthy Aging

I work with seniors, which is a blessing that has given me a privileged perspective on understanding healthy aging. I see many seniors who are struggling with various health issues, mainly heart disease,

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Conquering Anxiety

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is a common mental illness that affects about 8% of the population. If left untreated, it can persist for many years. It affects women more than men and typically starts before

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Benefits of exercise

Even though you have probably heard many times that exercise is good for you and that you should do it, it can sometimes be challenging to find time for exercise on a daily basis. Here are six reasons

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Tips for Dealing with Insomnia

As a busy person, you likely have lots on your mind. Demands on your time can be excessive, and sometimes worries about various matters can get overwhelming. All these things can interfere with getting

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Manage Stress with These 5 Tips

Life can get pretty stressful. There are so many things to do, so many things to keep track of, and there never seem to be enough hours in the day to get everything done. Positive Ways of Dealing with

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