02nd Oct 2013

Brain Health & The Heart

By Krista L. Lanctôt, PhD As a researcher in brain health, I often spend dinner parties answering the question, “What can I do to avoid getting Alzheimer’s disease?” The major risk...

06th Sep 2013

Gluten-Free with Amy Sky

By Lisa Cantkier I recently had the opportunity to interview Amy Sky on my website, GlutenFreeFind.com, which I founded in order to help others who live gluten-free. In addition to celiac...

01st Aug 2013

Breaking the Vicious Circle

By Julie Daniluk To stop making bad food choices, you must begin to distinguish between true physical hunger and a need for comfort. One way to do this is to keep...

30th Jun 2013

Forgotten Foods: Marvels of Mint

By Shari Darling Mint may not be a super food, but it’s definitely a wonder herb. With over 200 varieties in its Lamiaceae family, this aromatic and cooling herb has many...

07th Jun 2013

Medication & Weight Management

By Dr. Benjamin Goldstein For many people with bipolar disorder, long-term treatment with anti-manic medications comprises the backbone of treatment. Unfortunately, weight gain is a common and bothersome side effect of...

05th May 2013

5 Foods for the Brain

By Rose Reisman We know that certain foods improve or can harm our health. Excess fat and calorie rich foods can increase the risk of obesity, diabetes type 2, heart and...

09th Apr 2013

Clear Your Mind by Exercising Your Body

By Jessica Li In North America, the average person spends 50 minutes (80 minutes for Torontonians) each workday – or over 100 hrs per year – sitting in cars or buses,...

04th Mar 2013

What’s Eating You?

By Julie Daniluk Emotional eating is an acquired habit. If you’re angry, sad, happy, bored or anxious, food can bring you temporary comfort and pleasure.  This is how you’ve trained your brain...

08th Feb 2013

Excited by Eggplant

By Shari Darling Eggplant is a food super-hero worth incorporating into your diet.  Known as a potent antioxidant and free-radical scavenger, it is low in carbohydrates, calories and fat, and is...

04th Jan 2013

Best Foods to Help You Sleep

By Rose Reisman We have all had times where we can’t get to sleep.  When we’re sleep deprived we feel irritable and tired during the day and this can affect our...

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