Nutrition North Canada – Nutrition Education Program

Nutrition North Canada – Nutrition Education Program

The smell of a home cooked meal wafts through the air of this bustling room filled with new mothers trying out a new recipe. At the same time they’re learning more about how to incorporate nutritious foods into their family’s daily diet. Jennifer Wakegijig is a nutritionist and has been living and working in the […]

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Pulmonary Rehab: Daily Fitness & Exercise

Pulmonary Rehab: Daily Fitness & Exercise

Hello, I am Dr. Ken Chapman, Director of the Asthma & Airway Centre of the University Health Network and Director of our Pulmonary Rehab Program at Toronto Western site. I am delighted to be able to introduce this DVD of Basic Pulmonary Rehab Exercises. How are you going to use this DVD? First, you consult […]

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It’s Your Choice: Exercises with Hula Hoops

It’s Your Choice: Exercises with Hula Hoops

alright sitting tall at the front of your chair get your feet nice and flat on the floor about hip distance apart get your shoulders down and back and relax alright grab your hoops and let’s have some fun grab your hoop at the three o’clock and nine o’clock position and raise that hoop overhead […]

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Fennel: Nutrition and Taste Facts

Fennel: Nutrition and Taste Facts

Today I’m going to tell you about one of my favorite vegetables: fennel. It’s crisp, cool, crunchy, very similar in texture to celery but the flavour is out of this world. Almost like a mild anise or licorice. You can roast it, barbecue it, stir fry it, put it in your soups, its even great […]

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Nutrition Facts – Pumpkins

Nutrition Facts – Pumpkins

Pumpkins aren’t just for decorating. Their bright orange colour is a sign that they’re rich in plant nutrients. One cup of cubed pumpkin provides twice the amount of beta carotene that you need in a day. Beta carotene speeds up healing and helps fight off damage to healthy cells from aging and the environment. The […]

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Ocean Nutrition and DSM: Expanding Omega-3 Portfolio

Ocean Nutrition and DSM: Expanding Omega-3 Portfolio

The best catch of the day is no longer the biggest fish; it’s the best source of Omega-3. Omega-3s are the healthy fats that support brain, eye and heart health. More than 14,000 scientific studies have demonstrated the important health benefits of Omega-3s at every life stage. Scientifically-speaking, Omega-3s are poly-unsaturated fatty acids… the good […]

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