Posts Written ByCathy Biase

Great Reasons to Shop Local and Support Our Farmers

One of my favourite things to do in our warm months is to go to local Farmers’ Markets.  Besides getting out in the fresh air and having the pleasure of speaking directly to the growers, farmers’ markets encourage us to eat seasonally and eating seasonally offers us many benefits. Fresh, Ripe and Nutritious You are…

This Week on The Health Hub…Let’s Talk About SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth) with Dr. Mark Pimentel

  Mark Pimentel, M.D., is Professor of Medicine, Geffen School of Medicine and Associate Professor at Cedars‐Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Pimentel completed 3 years of an undergraduate degree in honors microbiology and biochemistry at the University of Manitoba, Canada. This was followed by his medical degree, and his BSc (Med) from…

3 Common Characteristics of Cancer Survivors

June is Cancer Survivor Awareness Month.  Battles are being won as the war against cancer continues. Over 60% of Canadians diagnosed with cancer are expected to survive for 5 years or more after a cancer diagnosis (Canadian Cancer Society)⠀   Cancer death rates have been declining since 1988 among men, and since the mid-1990s among…