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How do you spot a healthy carbohydrate? - CCA

How do you spot a healthy carbohydrate?

Last month we were discussing sugar in your diet; how too much can lead to joint inflammation, and the pros and cons of different substitutes. Now it’s time to talk about carbohydrates, which are an essential part of a healthy diet. Carbs are the most common source of energy for most living organisms. Once consumed,

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2 of the Best Sugar Substitutes - CCA

2 of the Best Sugar Substitutes

Sugar, particularly refined sugar, is present in a large amount of the foods we consume regularly. “Refined” refers to a chemical process that sugar goes through to remove impurities and, consequently, happens to remove beneficial nutrients. Too much refined sugar can lead to many health problems, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Cutting back on sugar

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8 Tips for Winter Walking - CCA

8 Tips for Winter Walking

Whether you’re going outside for some exercise, running an errand, or simply getting to and from a vehicle, winter walking can be hazardous. There are some precautions you can take to make sure you get to your destination safely. Here are 8 tips to avoid a slip and fall on snow or ice: Choose the

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5 Ways to “Fit-in 15”: Setting Fitness Goals - CCA

5 Ways to “Fit-in 15”: Setting Fitness Goals

Do you? Want a more energized lifestyle? Need help finding time to be active? Want to get started with little or no expense? If you answered yes to any of these questions then there’s a fair to good chance you would benefit from our Fit-in 15 online tool. Fifteen minutes a day can be the

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Fall Prevention Quiz: Learn Your Risk - CCA

Fall Prevention Quiz: Learn Your Risk

As we age the impact of a bad fall can become more serious. Recovery times become longer and some injuries, such as hip, wrist, and pelvic fractures can have a lasting impact on quality of life. Older Canadians have a higher risk of falling than most. Every year, one in three Canadians over age 65

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