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Metabolic syndrome is becoming more common in North America.
Instead of focusing on the number on the scale and losing weight, aim to gain muscle and bone density to become a stronger and healthier you
In a culture literally surrounded by food, it doesn’t seem possible that there would be so many people experiencing daily hunger pangs.
It’s an ideal time to start making positive changes in lifestyle habits with better food choices and more established activity routines.
HEALTHY LIVING: Some of North America's chronic diseases are preventable, says dietitian Sandra Gentleman.
Port Alberni is one of the hottest valleys on Vancouver Island, and with the heat comes the real risk of dehydration.
Is there a way to age more gracefully?
As people grow older, good nutrition is critical for quality of life and prevention of the downward spiral of decline in health.
Around the world, people have many different diets and ways of eating.
Are you able to find some balance in life?
Many people are surprised to learn that foods and diet can affect breathing, especially if they have a chronic lung condition.
You are what you eat” is a saying that can mean so many different things to people.
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalization for seniors in Canada.
Most Canadians consume about double the amount of salt than what is needed.
Beans are a versatile and heart-healthy addition to your summer menu, says Alberni Valley dietician.
Loss of brain functions can all be affected by lifestyle factors including diet, exercise and other environmental influences
There is mounting evidence to suggest certain vitamins, minerals and nutrients can help prevent the progression of chronic eye conditions
If we change our environment, instead of relying on willpower and dieting to adjust our eating habits, healthier decisions will follow
Do you have digestive or bowel problems, such as bloating, gas, indigestion, diarrhea or constipation?
A smattering of this, that and the other in Port Alberni's arts and entertainment scene.