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Eat to boost your testosterone

by Sonia Chartier, on 14 December 2016, Healthy Eating, Men's Health
testosterone

With more testosterone in your body, you have more energy and feel more competitive.

Add to that the benefit of increasing muscle mass and libido—who wouldn’t want more?

While it’s one thing to want it, it’s yet another to know what to eat!

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This winter, keep your ears nice and toasty!

by Sonia Chartier, on 6 December 2016, Cold and Flu
ears

When temperatures drop, we instinctively get out our warm clothes. But we often forget our ears, which are very sensitive.

When it’s cold and windy, they get cold fast…allowing colds and frostbite to wreak havoc!

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Why smell triggers memories?

by Sonia Chartier, on 22 November 2016, Memory and concentration
smell triggers memories

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Ever experienced walking down the street and a familiar scent—weather it’s freshly baked bread, or a perfume a loved one used to wear—quickly brings back memories of your childhood or another period in your life?

The sense of smell can evoke a very strong emotional response and unearth very vivid past memories. These memories can be very pleasant, while others not so much. But why exactly does smell trigger these memories better than other senses?

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Your Standing Posture Can Affect Your Health!

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 22 November 2016, Muscle and joint
standing-posture

Posture is important during sitting, standing, squatting, and in basically every position the body can take.

Good posture facilitates a strong and stable spine, which will position our centre of gravity over our feet and correctly distribute stresses to the appropriate muscles and ligaments.

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