My Surgery Guide: Deep Breathing & Coughing Exercises

My Surgery Guide: Deep Breathing & Coughing Exercises

Hello, and welcome to the University Health Network. Today I’m going to be teaching you about deep breathing and coughing. Amanda: Hello Mr. Santos. How are you today? Mr: Santos: Pretty well, thanks. Amanda: Good. My name is Amanda and I am a physiotherapist on the unit and today I am going to be teaching […]

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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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Melons at the Market

Melons at the Market

Well, we have a wide variety of melons at Thames River Melons. For instance, we have these fellas here. They’re called sugar babies. They’re very sweet and have a nice red flesh inside. These fellas here are stripes and they have a yellow flesh, and they do carry seeds. Some say it’s sweeter, that’s why. […]

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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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