Pure Poison?

Saturated fat has been labelled public enemy number one by the medical establishment around the world. The current controversy around coconut oil stems from the fact that it is a 90% saturated fat. While it is better to eat more polyunsaturated fats than saturated, this doesn't mean that saturated fats are bad for you. How [...]

By |2018-08-29T17:31:28+00:00August 29th, 2018|Blog, Health|Comments Off on Pure Poison?

Exercise and Brain Health

It is a well-know fact that staying physically active as we age is one of the most important things we can do to preserve our health, happiness and independence, but sedentary lifestyles don't just affect our physical health.  New studies are showing that there are strong links between being physically active and brain health. Physical [...]

By |2018-05-03T10:31:16+00:00June 8th, 2016|Blog, Exercise|Comments Off on Exercise and Brain Health

Office Fitness

Did you know that the health risks associated with long periods of inactivity cannot be offset by regular, vigorous exercise? While exercise is vital to good health research published in 2010 by Swedish sports scientist Dr. Elin Ekblom-Bak shows that only regular, short movement breaks can reduce these risks. The human body wasn't designed to [...]

By |2018-05-08T12:07:46+00:00March 2nd, 2016|Blog, Exercise|Comments Off on Office Fitness

Animals and Health

Close relationships are not always with people. We often develop very close ties with the animals in our lives. There has been plenty of research that affirms the health benefits of owning pets. It has been found that a person can boost his or her immune system in less than twenty minutes just by petting [...]

By |2016-02-09T15:16:23+00:00February 9th, 2016|Blog, Health|Comments Off on Animals and Health