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Maintaining a healthy cardiovascular system is no longer a matter of guesswork or conflicting advice. Medical science provides us with clear directions about the lifestyle changes we need to make to improve heart health and overall physical fitness. You can experience substantial benefits from adding even a few heart-healthy habits to your daily routine.

When people think of health care options for arthritis and other joint-related medical issues, they tend to think of medication, medical procedures and various ways of alleviating pain and discomfort. One thing that people seldom think of is food; however, what you eat can go a long way to reduce pain and the effects of arthritis.

Bacon and eggs have been a staple breakfast for decades – that is, until we were told that cholesterol was the enemy, which caused many people to shy away from making this a preferred breakfast choice. It also led many of us to look for alternative breakfast options and left bacon and eggs only to be had on weekends or special occasions.

Proper nutrition and healthy eating are important aspects of living a healthy lifestyle and keeping your energy levels up during the day. However, many Canadians fall short and tend to choose a quick fix or sugary treat over a nutrient-rich meal. Many of our poor eating habits are associated with the typical workday.

It’s officially winter. The sun may be shining extra brightly off the snow, but it’s also setting earlier and that can wreak havoc on our moods. Don’t let winter get the best of you! Follow our simple plan of attack and you’ll be smiling until spring.

Everyone knows that travelling is good for us in many different ways. And chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease, asthma, HIV, and serious allergies shouldn’t stop you from enjoying the benefits of travel. Sure, extra precautions are needed for long flights, unfamiliar weather conditions, high altitudes and unsanitary conditions. Just follow these basic tips.