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Kevin Melnyk

Mega Gains from Omega-3

We just can’t make omega-3, so we have to get it from our diet. Why is that important? Omega-3 will decrease blood pressure and triglyceride levels. This helps conditions that are linked to hypertension and high cholesterol levels. Just consider the benefits of maintaining healthy flow of your circulatory system, foundational to just about everything

Colette Stan

Bad Breath

Good oral hygiene includes regular cleaning of your teeth, tongue and gums. Have you noticed that even after brushing and flossing, soon after, your breath starts to smell? It’s actually quite common, and the solution is easier than you think – keep your mouth moist. Many of us just don’t drink enough water. Sure, we

Betty Kurian

Eye Care

We don’t often think of eye care.  Our eyes have incredible accessories.  Eyelids, lashes and tears are pretty efficient at protecting our eyes and keeping them clear of debris as we navigate through our day.   However, every so often you may notice your eyes may be red, itchy, or irritated.  On these infrequent occasions,

Leslie Palmer

Nasal Congestion

Breathing clearly is something we don’t think about until it is affected.  Take in a slow, deep breath first thing in the morning for a great start to the day.  Clear breathing is calming, keeps you energized, and feeds the cells of your body.   Having a stuffy nose is annoying.  It just makes you


Stomach Pain

Stomach pain or discomfort is common. You may know the cause, but often it’s a guess.  In many cases, nothing is required and you feel better within a couple of hours. Relief can be accompanied with belching, passing gas, or a bowel movement.   Abdominal pain varies from dull to stabbing.  It can be constant,


Heart Health

Heart disease is still the 2nd leading cause of death in Canada.  Most of us have at least one risk factor for heart disease.  Some risk factors that you can control include; physical activity, alcohol use, smoking, high blood pressure, and diabetes.   Your heart needs regular maintenance.  It is your engine, using the circulatory

Denise Doucette

How do you kill a sore throat?

Sore throat can be caused by dryness, irritants, viral or bacterial infections. A sore throat may be the first symptom of a cold. It starts with irritation, gets gradually more painful and goes away in just a few days. This type of throat pain can be self-treated.



If you are constipated, your stool is hard and more difficult to pass. Stools from someone who is constipated can range from corn on the cob to shooting marbles. Straining and effort is required, or it just takes a long time.