Heart Healthy

Exercise Can Change the Way You See the World

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 10.02.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

What sets this study apart is that it was able to demonstrate how participants perceived ambiguous events like being approached by an unknown figure. It found that those who had previously exercised, for example by walking or running on a treadmill, felt less apprehensive about the encounter than others who had remained sedentary.

Stop the Heart and Stroke Foundation From Selling Candy Disguised as Fruit

Yoni Freedhoff M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Yoni Freedhoff M.D.

There's just no way to sugarcoat this. The Heart and Stroke Foundation, and specifically their Health Check program, in their selling of check marks to so called fruit leathers and fruit gummis, is overtly harming Canadian children's health -- a generation which quite literally is the sickest generation of kids in modern history.

10 Heart-Healthy Summer Foods

Dr. Steven Reisman | Posted 08.28.2013 | Canada Living
Dr. Steven Reisman

While summer time can bring sunshine and vitamin D, fresh fruits and vegetables, and more time spent in the great outdoors, it can also introduce more unhealthy eating habits. At your next outdoor barbecue, reach for some of these heart-healthy summer eats.

Children's Heart Disease No Longer A Death Sentence

CBC | Posted 11.24.2012 | Canada Living

One of the world's longest living heart transplant recipients says heart disease is no longer a death sentence. Speaking to teens that ha...

Which Lifestyle Choices Are Good For The Heart? Take This Quiz To Find Out!

Everyday Health | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada Living

Which snack is healthier? How fast should your heart beat during exercise? Take this quiz to find out how well you know this all-important organ. ...

A Good Reason To Laugh It Up At The Movies

The Huffington Post Canada | Martha Edwards | Posted 11.06.2011 | Canada Living

What movies are in your Netflix queue? Are you more of a Hangover kind of person, or would you rather watch a war movie? If you had the choice between...