Health tips of the month

Our basic advice on your diet and other small gestures that can help you ease your recovery

- Adrien Gagnon

DO YOU KNOW HOW TO RECOGNIZE AN ULTRA-PROCESSED FOOD?
School, work and all other activities have resumed. The never-ending cycle of having to make lunches and dinners is back. And it comes around fast! As you know, healthy eating is the foundation for good health.
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- Adrien Gagnon

ARE YOU READY FOR THE HOLIDAY FEAST?

Office parties, family get-together and other holiday festivities are just around the corner, with the associated copious meals, enormous amounts of alcohol, stress and late nights.
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- Adrien Gagnon

A RESTFUL NIGHT’S SLEEP: A HOW-TO GUIDE TO FIGHTING INSOMNIA

Do you get enough sleep? When you wake up, do you feel refreshed—and able to tackle the day’s activities? If your answer to any of these questions is no, fixing this problem is essential since your health depends on it.
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- Adrien Gagnon

THE ULTIMATE HEALTH GUIDE FOR THE FALL SEASON

For a Healthy Fall and Winter : the ultimate Guide on Boosting Your Immune System and Alleviating Joint Pain.
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- Adrien Gagnon

BACK TO SCHOOL – 6 TIPS TO KEEP YOUR ENERGY UP

It’s too early to talk about the school year. That’s what we always tell ourselves. But this is exactly the right time. Summer is in full swing. You are enjoying the sun and the outdoors. Your energy is at its peak. Perfect! You wouldn’t want all this great energy to suddenly vanish in the whirlwind of the back-to-school period, would you?
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- Adrien Gagnon

VACATION, FAMILY, NATURE!

Isn’t summer a wonderful time to reconnect with nature? And isn’t summer vacation the most wonderful excuse to enjoy all the benefits of outdoor living? Vacation, family, nature: here is our summer health proposal you won’t want to dismiss!
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- Adrien Gagnon

MEN, SUPERHEROES!

Men are strong, brave, sturdy and independent. They don’t go to the doctor’s office very often unless it’s related to an accident or injury. And when they are forced to go – often by their spouse – they don’t talk much and don’t dwell on their symptoms, especially those related to problems below the waist.
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- Adrien Gagnon

PAINFUL JOINTS? GET MOVING!

Are you experiencing pain in your joints? That is no reason to give up your favourite summer activities: gardening, cycling, hiking, camping, playing tennis, golfing, swimming… on the contrary! Moving is one of your best allies against pain. Here are some good physical activity ideas that can help relieve your pain and allow you to enjoy a wonderful summer outdoors.
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- Adrien Gagnon

SPRING DETOX IS FINALLY HERE!

With its light and promise of milder temperature, spring awakens all the energies from within us. It is the perfect time to cleanse your body and restore its full vital momentum. It is an excellent opportunity to rejuvenate yourself, lose weight and start a new lifestyle. How about a detox cure?

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- Adrien Gagnon

5 GREAT WAYS TO LIVE A LONG AND HEALTHY LIFE

How can women improve their chances of living a long and healthy life, preserve their quality of life and prevent chronic illnesses and ailments that pose a threat to them, like diabetes, cancer, heart disease, stroke, dementia, Alzheimer’s, etc.?
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- Adrien Gagnon

6 WAYS TO MOVE MORE

It is essential for humans of all ages to move during the day. Having a physical activity from a young age is extremely important for the child’s healthy growth and development and helps maintain a healthy lifestyle as an adult1. In fact, Health Canada encourages regular physical activity during childhood. It helps boost strength, heart health and bone density, and thus helps prevent chronic disease later in life1.
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- Adrien Gagnon

ENTRETENIR SON CORPS EN HIVER EN 5 ÉTAPES
Au Québec, on peut se le dire, notre corps est mis à rude épreuve quant aux changements de saisons. Chacune d’entre elles comporte ses avantages et ses inconvénients sur nous. L’hiver, on peut constater un changement radical sur notre corps, et dans notre corps. Les lèvres gercées, la gorge qui pique, le manque d’énergie, le sommeil perturbé, la digestion difficile à cause du festin des fêtes.
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- Adrien Gagnon

THE COLD SEASON IS HERE

With the cold season upon us, it’s time to start protecting ourselves from harmful bacteria that will be increasingly present for the next few months. Because no one enjoys getting sick, we do our best to prevent catching a cold, flu or stomach flu ? all common infections during this time of year.
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- Adrien Gagnon

GOODBYE SUNLIGHT, HELLO AUTUMN BLUES

If you haven’t started cozying up for winter, the first days of November will convince you to hunker down. Although many people think it’s a dull and depressing month, others find joy in wrapping themselves up in thick blankets, enjoying a hot cup of tea, and curling up on the couch to watch a new season of their favourite show.
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- Adrien Gagnon

5 WAYS TO GET THROUGH FALL

Happy October, everyone! This is the month of witches, superheroes, astronauts… and a month also known as the start of the cold and flu season. Some people just breeze through this time of year, but others have more trouble fighting off the germs.
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- Adrien Gagnon

A SMOOTH RETURN TO YOUR ROUTINE

September has arrived, and a lot of people dread the return to the daily grind. For many of you, it’s a pleasant return to regular and familiar patterns. We all grew up within routines set by our parents and as teenagers, we used to often do whatever we could to escape them. As we became adults, we rediscovered how comforting routines can be – coming home, safe and sound, reunited with the family.

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- Adrien Gagnon

FIGHTING FATIGUE AT WORK

Where are you right now, on vacation or at work? In August, lots of people are off on vacation. Whether you’re looking forward to yours, you’ve already been there and back, or if you don’t have any vacation time coming, when the weather’s beautiful, no one feels like being inside working.
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- Adrien Gagnon

LIBIDO IN MEN

Many men are affected by a decrease in libido. A lack of desire can certainly be linked to a drop in testosterone levels, but it can also be tied to various psychological, emotional and physical causes.
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