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A Mediterranean Diet for the Prairies: The Pure Prairie Eating Plan

Posted June 30, 2015 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

Today’s guest post comes from Catherine B. Chan and Rhonda C. Bell, Professors in Human Nutrition at the University of Alberta. It describes their Pure Prairie Eating Plan (PPEP) and how they went about developing this rather unique venture into eating local. Healthy eating is a key factor in preventing and treating chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes. Accordi… Read More »

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Mapping Pediatric Weight Management Programs in Manitoba.

Posted June 25, 2015 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

Today’s guest post comes from Kristy Wittmeier, PhD (and CON Bootcamper), a physiotherapist at the Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre and Director of Knowledge Translation at the Manitoba Centre for Healthcare Innovation. She has a special interest in physical activity as a tool to prevent and manage obesity-related conditions in youth. Her current positions and affiliation with the Children’s … Read More »

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“Jeunesse,” miracle cure?

Posted March 9, 2015 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: As you may know I just spent ten weeks in the hospital, four of them on life support, for complications from the flu! My recover has been sporadic until I tried this product from “Jeunesse.” They call it “Reserve” and it is a combination of many natural occurring substances that slow aging and […]

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