Summer is back and you don’t know how to choose the right sunscreen? Here are few tips that might help you. Generally speaking, the Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) recommends to use a broad spectrum sunscreen (that protects against UVA and UVB) with SPF 30 or higher, from the age of 6 months. Apply your sunscreen [...]

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Use eaTracker to check your food and activity choices, analyze your recipes and plan your meals. Sign up to set goals and track your progress. http://www.eatracker.ca/default.aspx?lang=en

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May is the physical activity month! Celebrate by exercising and learn more about those energy gel packs in this article written by a sport nutritionist. http://www.espaces.ca/articles/sante-et-nutrition/nutrition/gel-energetique/1482-comment-choisir-son-gel-energetique (French only)

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Standing desks, ergonomic work spaces and other tweaks to the built environment are showing promise in increasing total employee well-being and decreasing worksite injuries and pain. But what is the financial and health impact of these interventions? Workplace ergonomics expert and physical therapist Erik Nieuwenhuis gives us the total value story in a brand new [...]

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March is nutrition month! This year, the theme chosen is to foster consumers to develop a healthy relationship with food. Consult the campaign website to learn tools in relation with this thematic.

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We spend about a third of our life sleeping. It is therefore of vital importance that our sleep be restorative! Unfortunately, this is not the case for many of us.  For some years now, more studies show the importance of sleep in a healthy lifestyle. A lack or too much sleep can affect health, among [...]

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For many people wishing to achieve a healthy weight, "weight loss" can seem synonymous with deprivation, restriction and frustration. Your best bet is to adopt a positive outlook and focus instead on healthy choices and having fun! Rather than short-term drastic changes or "miracle" products, the key to successful weight loss lies in changing your [...]

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Are you looking for a way to get as much exercise as possible every day? Working out at home could be the answer! The key to getting the most out of your home workouts depends on three factors: enjoyment, intensity and consistency. If you work out at home, you could save time as you would [...]

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To save yourself from having to answer this question daily, take a moment each week to plan a weekly menu and prepare a related grocery list using the menu planner developed by Eat Right Ontario. Why not get all family members involved in the process? Try the menu planner here: http://www.eatrightontario.ca/en/MenuPlanner.aspx?aliaspath=%2fen%2fMenuPlanner

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