HEALTH & WELLNESS
The more we learn about micronutrients and how essential they are to our overall well-being, the more we are able to recognize the impact of deficiencies and its contribution to chronic illnesses and poor health.
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 17:49 Written by Natalie Comrie
Within the black community, one aspect of health that rarely gets discussed or even given any real attention, is the big “M” - Mental Health.
Sunday, 18 September 2016 08:28 Written by Dr. Melvia Agbeko
Getting sick more often than usual? Not sleeping well? Gaining weight yet eating less?
Sunday, 21 August 2016 08:04 Written by Dr Nekessa Remy
With millions of Canadians having tuned in to the Rio Olympics, many have seen their favorite athletes covered in bright coloured tape or covered in welts that resemble circular bruises as seen on American swimmer, Michael Phelps.
Sunday, 14 August 2016 18:24 Written by Dr. Melvia Agbeko
Rebounding or mini trampolining is not just for kids and it’s not just for fun. This fun and effective way to exercise produces feel good hormones (endorphins), increases the metabolism and creates health benefits that are numerous and long lasting.
Sunday, 14 August 2016 17:38 Written by Dr. Melvia Agbeko
If you grew up in the Caribbean you probably have memories about having to use castor oil as a laxative at some point in your lives.
Friday, 15 July 2016 15:03 Written by Dr Nekessa Remy
The number of young people suffering concussions has been steadily rising. In 2015, Statistics Canada reported that 23 per cent of adolescents had sustained a head injury. With the increase of media coverage, concussions in sports has been getting a lot of attention.
There's not a day that has gone by recently where I don't hear about someone getting sick or being diagnosed with yet another disease. We're a society that appears to be getting sicker and sicker and yet the power is in our hands to change it.
Monday, 09 May 2016 20:29 Written by Devon Jones
My strength, muscles and men’s view of them, seem to be the running theme this week. Why are men still so surprised when women are strong? I’ve had male clients look at me like I’m insane when I do a move or lift a weight that they apparently didn’t think I should be able to perform or lift.
Friday, 15 January 2016 10:30 Written by Devon Jones
We have just started a new year and I keep hearing these talk show hosts/comedians making fun of people who still make them, assuming that they are going to fail.
Thursday, 14 January 2016 14:23 Written by Dr. Susan Walker
If someone were to ask me what is the number one key to healthy hair my response would be moisture.