Expert Advice: How to Support Your Immune System

Control Your Health

During the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the world are feeling anxious and full of questions about staying healthy. Washing your hands and keeping your distance from others is the absolute best way to protect yourself, but our immune system needs to be in tip top shape as well. alive has asked a range of our … Read more Expert Advice: How to Support Your Immune System

Managing Weight Control and Eating Disorders During Isolation

Pandemic

From just one look at our Facebook feeds, it’s clear many of us are feeling stressed—and, as a result, snacky while relegated to our homes. Kyla Fox, clinical therapist and owner of the Toronto-based The Kyla Fox Centre, which specializes in helping people who suffer from eating disorders and/or related mental health issues, says that … Read more Managing Weight Control and Eating Disorders During Isolation

Dieting and Diabetes

Gut Microbiome and Mental Health

Very few people realize the profound effect that weight has on diabetes. Even instances of gestational diabetes are much greater in patients that are overweight than in those that are not. Type 2, or adult onset diabetes is more commonly found in overweight people than those that are within their ‘ideal’ weight ranges. In fact, … Read more Dieting and Diabetes