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One Twin Exercises, the Other Doesn’t - NYTimes.com

The researchers were looking for young adult identical twins in their early- to mid-20s whose exercise habits had substantially diverged after they had left their childhood homes. 418 more words

Strong link between adolescent obesity, high blood pressure

Via ScienceDaily.com

Date:  March 3, 2015

Source:  Oxford University Press USA

A recent study published in the American Journal of Hypertension has found that body mass index (BMI) in healthy adolescents has a statistically significant association with both systolic blood pressures (SBP) and diastolic blood pressures (DBP), and highlights the significance of the global trend of rapidly increasing adolescent obesity. 284 more words

Healthy Habits

A Nutritional Therapist Who Says Diet isn't Everything

I wanted to share this lovely info-graphic from realpharmacy.com showing the dangers of sitting too long. As a Nutritional Therapist I know the risks associated with poor diet however poor diet is definitely not the only contributing factor to good health (or lack of it). 390 more words


Physical Activity: a Foundation of Self-Care

On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 from 7 to 8:30 pm, I’ll be at Cariboo Hill Secondary School (8580 − 16th Avenue, Burnaby) speaking on behalf of the Burnaby Division of Family Practice in our continuing Empowering Patients series of public health education.  593 more words

Healthwise: Keeping You Healthy

"Let it be heavy," and other random things heard in the gym

“Let it be heavy.” I say it all the time in my gym, from a client’s first training session until that moment when it finally gets through. 569 more words

General Fitness

Awkward positions, distractions and fatigue may trigger low back pain

Date:  February 9, 2015

Source:  Wiley

Summary: New research reveals the physical and psychosocial factors that significantly increase the risk of low back pain onset. 482 more words

General Fitness