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Assess Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Assess Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

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In Canada, someone dies from heart disease or stroke every seven minutes. According to Statistics Canada, in 2008, cardiovascular disease accounted for 29% of all deaths in Canada. En savoir plus


Adjust Your Workstation

Adjust Your Workstation

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For many of us, being at work means working in front of a computer all day. How do you feel after a day at work? You have probably already felt stiffness, tingling, fatigue, etc. All these symptoms are often signs that your workstation is not properly adjusted. En savoir plus



Organize a “Fête des voisins au travail” Event at Your Work

Organize a “Fête des voisins au travail” Event at Your Work

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In Canada, 500,000 people are absent from work due to mental health problems everyday. The Canadian Mental Health Association – Quebec Division has initiated “La Fête des voisins au travail” to try to combat this phenomenon. En savoir plus


Check Ingredient Lists for Palm Oil

Check Ingredient Lists for Palm Oil

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In recent years, there has been a lot of talk about palm oil and its harmful effects not only on our health, but also the environment. Firstly, palm oil is extracted from the fruit of the palm tree. It represents 25% of the oil consumed worldwide, making it the most consumed oil in the world! [&hell En savoir plus


Purchase an Indoor Plant

Purchase an Indoor Plant

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Indoor plants don’t just beautify our homes or workspaces; they also increase our air quality! En savoir plus



Eat More Slowly

Eat More Slowly

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Gulping your breakfast as you rush to drop the kids off at school, eating in front of the TV, cleaning your plate before everyone else at the table… Sound familiar? You are not alone. Many people tend to eat too fast. En savoir plus


Make a Toy

Make a Toy

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Do your children sometimes complain their toys are boring? Are you tempted to cave in and head to the nearest toy store to buy new ones? En savoir plus


Buy Bread From a Local Bakery

Buy Bread From a Local Bakery

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What would we do without bread? The only ingredients really needed to make bread is pretty simple: flour, water, salt and a little yeast! However, when looking at the ingredient list of many store-bought breads, the list is much longer and … incomprehensible! En savoir plus


Evaluate Your Stress Index

Evaluate Your Stress Index

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Stress is part of being human. Eliminating all the stress in our lives or preventing stressful situations from arising in the future is impossible. However, stress management is essential for our physical and mental health. En savoir plus


Calculate Your Daily Calorie Needs

Calculate Your Daily Calorie Needs

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We often hear of calories when talking about the food industry. So what exactly are calories? The number of calories displayed on food labels indicates the amount of energy a particular food provides to the body in one serving. En savoir plus


Make Your Own Homemade Soap or Shampoo

Make Your Own Homemade Soap or Shampoo

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Conventional soaps and shampoos are often composed of chemicals such as preservatives, dyes or perfumes that are harmful to your health and the planet. As part of our daily routines, they contain highly allergenic products, pollutants, carcinogens and poorly biodegradable ingredients. Sadly, the was En savoir plus


Learn About Hunger in Canada

Learn About Hunger in Canada

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Many people do not realize the extent of hunger’s reach in Canada. Hunger is largely a hidden social problem and many victims suffer silently. Unfortunately there is an increasing number of Canadians who are unable to put food on the table for themselves or their families. En savoir plus


Calculate Your Body Mass Index (BMI)

Calculate Your Body Mass Index (BMI)

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Calculating your Body Mass Index (BMI) is an easy and quick way to figure out if you’re at a healthy weight. By using an online BMI calculator and entering your height and weight, you can get a better idea whether you are overweight, underweight or an appropriate weight. En savoir plus


Reduce Your Sodium Consumption

Reduce Your Sodium Consumption

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According to Health Canada, on average, Canadians consume about 3400 mg of sodium every day – that’s more than double the recommended amount! En savoir plus