The federal government has released a new and improved Canada Food Guide. It shies away from the old guide on several fronts and, the one group who might take offence, is actually pleased with the changes.
Icy roads and sidewalks can be a challenge for those who use their legs on a daily commute. Less daylight and more challenging conditions mean pedestrians need to walk carefully. Catherine Hansen has some tips on staying upright in todays to your health.
If you are fed up with dieting, and feeling crazy around food, there is a new philosophy on eating that may help. Intuitive eating sheds all dieting culture, and focuses on internal cues. Studies show the shift in thinking may actually lower the rates of emotional and disordered eating.
It's a depression related to the change in the seasons, and its most prevalent during the winter. Though health specialists aren't certain what the cause is, Seasonal Affective Disorder affects about 15% of the population during the darker months.
There is a fun free and interactive way to support family health being offered in Prince George. The Family Healthy living program is designed to help families learn skills to eat healthy and be more active, along with promoting positive mental and social health.
If you're staying at home, Christmas Day can be hectic - even before you think about putting the turkey in the oven. Even for an experienced cook, there are a lot of things to keep in mind when preparing Christmas dinner for a large group of people.
As you deck the halls this holiday season, keep fire safety in mind. There are a few ways to stay safe during the season of decorating, entertaining, and celebrating. Catherine Hansen has more on today’s To Your Health.
Each year there are 35 - hundred flu related deaths in Canada, according to the centre for disease control. The CDC also says the best way to avoid getting the illness over the winter months is to get a flu shot. Catherine Hansen has more on todays To Your Health.