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Unlocking the Potential of Food

Unlocking the Potential of Food

The promotional “Nutrition Month” may have wrapped up for another year across Canada, but organizations such as the Community Care Health & Care Network in the City of Kawartha Lakes stress the potential of food to enhance lives at all times of the year. Eating intelligently not only improves our health, but it can inspire

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Energy Therapies

What are They? How do they Work? Why should I try them? Energy Therapies are a group of modalities whereby the practitioner works with the individual’s energy field to promote better health.  Every person has an energy field and it’s influenced by your state of health.  When you feel good and take a brisk walk,

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Meals on Wheels Program

More Than a Meal Since the Community Care Health & Care Network’s inception in 1985, Meals on Wheels has been much more than just a food delivery program. While on any given day of the work week, dozens of local residents’ nutritional needs get met via Meals on Wheels, the program is “more than a

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Essential Wellness Botanicals

2018 is the year of botanicals, plants as a main source of dietary nutrition for healthy longevity of the body and mind. So it is fitting that the holistic modality, Aromatherapy is in mass consciousness now.  “Aromatherapy” first originated in 1937 in North America when French chemist Rene-Maurice Gattefosse invented the term. Gattefosee had suffered third

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Working to Reduce Dementia Stigma

The Ontario Retirement Communities Association (ORCA) is breaking new ground together, as a united sector, to reduce dementia related stigma. “The development and implementation of ORCA’s Dementia Inclusive Initiative is very near to our hearts,” said ORCA CEO, Laurie Johnston.  “We know that more than 400,000 Canadians aged 65 and older have been diagnosed with

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Before You Leave on Any Trip 7 Travel Health Tips

When traveling we are often so excited or busy, that we overlook important health concerns before we leave. You may leave healthy and have an accident, injury or illness while you are away. Are you prepared? Here are some tips to help you be prepared, in the event of an illness or accident when travelling:

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Nothing Brings You to Your Knees Like a Nasty Cold or Flu

Unlike a good old bacterial infection, there’s no pill you can take that’ll make it just go away. It’s easy to feel powerless, frustrated, and, well, just plain sick. Luckily, between your bed, your kitchen cabinets, and some powerful herbs and nutrients, you can get back on your feet in no time. H20 You must

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Lose Weight and Feel Great with Naturopath Dr. Brenna Steels

It’s that time of year again when everyone is making New years resolutions.  If your resolution is to lose weight and feel great, then the THIN & Healthy program is for you!  What clients are saying: “No kidding hands down easiest program with best results I have ever tried, and I have tried a lot.”

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