Attending the 26th Annual Wellness Show
For more than 25 years the Wellness Show has been bringing new approaches to nutrition, fitness, physical and emotional well-being to help Vancouverites achieve their most holistic, healthiest selves. We connect like-minded businesses and thought-leaders in wellness. We educate the public on health options as a year-round online resource and […]
Why are we more prone to catching the flu virus and the common cold during the winter?
Whether inside our body or outside, the flu virus and the common cold alike survive better in a colder rather than hot environment. So during winter, more microbes are around for us to catch, while cocooning inside also increases the chances of cross contamination with other people. Once inside our body, not keeping warm enough can […]
Omega-3 a precursor to a healthy heart
Columbia University Medical Center strongly suggests supplementing or adding fish oils to our daily diet to prevent cardiovascular diseases. Fish oils decreases lipoprotein lipase activity which means it prevents LDL from being trapped in the arterial walls of the aorta and other vessels. This helps prevent the formation of the […]
Insomnia affects a large portion of the population and particularly often older people. The causes are numerous: stress, anxiety, anguish, pain, nervous tension, late dinners and the consumption of stimulants, such as coffee, cocoa and carbonated beverages. Often the quality of sleep diminishes with age, but it is important to […]