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HEALTH: Hypertension from Diabetes

Ask Your Holistic Nutritionist Q: I am a diabetic and I have been told that I am at a higher risk in developing high blood pressure, what can I do to lower that risk? A: Diabetes and high blood pressure tend to occur together because they share certain physiological traits that is, the effects caused 

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HEALTH: Make wellness a priority for the new year

Ask Your Holistic Nutritionist For our New Year’s Resolution we should all make Wellness a priority going forward. Overall wellness can be achieved through natural nutrition, regular exercise, and a daily dose of meditation. What most of us tend to overlook is that everything we need to achieve optimal health and well being is within 

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HEALTH: Tips for guilt-free holiday foods

Q: I am worried about the holiday season. How do I enjoy the parties and all the delicious food without feeling guilty? Ask Your Holistic Nutritionist A: The holidays shouldn’t make you feel guilty. It’s a time for giving and a time for sharing, it’s also a time for endless dinner parties with all the 

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HEALTH: Healthy, slow cooking for busy parents

Ask Your Holistic Nutritionist Q: I want to start feeding my family healthy meals but find it hard as I work full time, by the time I get home I am tired and the kids are hungry, we end up ordering in or picking up take out. How do I prepare healthy meals when I 

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HEALTH: Quick Tips on Nutrition When Training

Ask Your Holistic Nutritionist Q: I started exercising on a regular basis to improve my health but I am confused with the mixed information out there, should I eat before exercising, and what? A: Think of food as fuel for your body, it cannot run on empty it needs food. We don’t often think of 

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HEALTH: How to fight asthma, allergy

Ask Your Holistic Nutritionist Q: What food or diet can you recommend to me to help me breathe easier and relieve me with this asthma problem. Is there a natural way or alternative nutrition for asthma sufferers? Ester Orozco, Toronto A: The symptoms of asthma can be relieved through diet, exercise as well as change 

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HEALTH: How to prevent your kids from getting sick

Ask Your Holistic Nutritionist Q: My kids are getting sick now that they are back in school and the flu season has just started. What can I do to boost their immune system? A: Now that the new school year is in full swing and fall is upon us, we are faced with what is 

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HEALTH: Walking the right and easy way

By Dr. George I. Traitses Years ago Canadians walked approximately 12 miles every day. Today, we’re lucky if we can get to 3,000 steps. As a country, we’re not getting enough motion in our daily lives. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to take a lot of time or effort to incorporate exercise into your schedule. Start 

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HEALTH: Eating Well

SECRET TO WEIGHT LOSS By Dr. George I. Traitses In today’s Canada, where food is abundant, affordable and irresistibly delicious, overweight and obesity are now an epidemic. And, as the epidemic keeps growing, weight loss and dieting have become major topics of conversations, media coverage and health care research. The secret to weight loss is 

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HEALTH: Macrobiotic diet – ‘ancient,’ healthy, natural way to longevity

Your Holistic Nutritionist Q: I heard about all the health advantages of eating a macrobiotic diet and I would like to try it, what exactly is it? A: Macrobiotics is a lifestyle and the diet has been around since the beginning of time. To simplify macrobiotics, just think about how people ate hundreds of years 

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