Health Problems

Simple Ways to Live a Healthier Life

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 03.09.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

Weight loss. It has been made out to be some kind of strange math equation mixed with will power no one has, and a little genetic luck. So let's demystify it. It's all about maintaining a diet, exercising, sleeping and drinking water. This is what you need to do if you want to live that healthy life.

Warning: The American Dream May Be Bad For Your Health

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 07.26.2013 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Becoming an American nowadays may not only disappoint you in terms of your socio-economic prospects, it may even be bad for your health. In terms of diet and lifestyle, assimilation among newcomers does not happen too slowly; it happens too fast.

How Damaging Is Yo-Yo Dieting?

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Some diet regimens require participants to adopt radical changes in their existing eating patterns, including cutting out entire food groups such as fat or carbohydrates. While this can result in quick weight loss, it also makes it tempting to revert to old eating habits later on.

Driving to Work Might be a Health Hazard

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Driving long distances on congested roads is part of the daily grind for millions of Americans. Commuting between the home in the suburbs and the workplace downtown has been a common phenomenon since the 50s and 60s and the hassle has only become worse ever since.

7 Things Your Mouth Can Say About Your Health

Everyday Health | Posted 02.22.2012 | Canada Living

By Chris Iliades, MD Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III MD, MPH "You’ve got a cavity." Ouch -- no one likes to get bad news in the dent...

Newborns' Life Expectancy Cut By Obesity

CBC | Posted 12.31.2011 | Canada Living

As the world's population reaches an estimated seven billion, experts say the future for a child born today in Canada risks being cut short by obesity...