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What Do You Need To Know When Buying Organics? [Infographic]

Posted by Trevor Lau

September 16, 2016 at 8:11 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - What Do You Need To Know When Buying Organics? [Infographic]

The benefits of organic foods are intuitive; we all know that the fewer chemicals we put into our bodies, the healthier we become

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Topics: Diet, Enironmental, Body, Organics

Why are your allergies worse in Canada?

Posted by Dr. Paul Zickler

June 7, 2016 at 6:26 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Why are your allergies worse in Canada? For many long months in spring and autumn, public transit becomes more of a nightmare due to non-stop sneezing, runny noses and discarded tissue boxes.  Hay fever is an unavoidable phenomenon for most people, affecting between 10-30% of the global population.  If you have allergies and have spent any length of time in Canada and the United States, you may also notice that allergy season can extend for tedious months the further north you go.  There are three driving factors that affect a person’s allergies: how much pollen is emitted into the air, the duration of exposure, and an individual’s reaction to allergens. 
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Topics: Wellness, Allergies, Enironmental, Body

How You're Gambling With Your Vacation: 3 Ways to Protect Your Gut

Posted by Dr. Paul Zickler

May 31, 2016 at 7:36 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - How You're Gambling With Your Vacation: 3 Ways to Protect Your Gut

Delayed flights, missed connections, faulty hotel bookings, and devious taxi drivers.  A familiar list that represents a small portion of the many things that are outside of your control as a worried traveler.  You need all the energy you can afford to combat travel challenges and to do that, your body has to be working at optimal levels.

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Topics: Enironmental, Body, probiotic

Our Vegetable Void: The Corporate Fix On Healthy Eating

Posted by Dr. Paul Zickler

March 22, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Our Vegetable Void: The Corporate Fix On Healthy Eating

The health benefits of vegetables are not up for debate.  Those of us who eat a balanced diet rich in veggies enjoy a reduced risk of many chronic diseases including heart disease, diabetes, and even cancer. Vegetables are a source of a wide variety of essential nutrients including potassium, fibre, and folate, not to mention vitamins A, C, and E. Dietary trends suggest our eating habits are suffering as we eat fewer vegetables (and fruits) while consuming more sugar, starch, and other processed foods.  So what gives?

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Topics: Wellness, Enironmental, Body

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