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An Eye on Heart Health

 The eye may reflect the condition of the heart specifically and show broader connections between cardiovascular function and the health of other ...

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The Benefits of a Lunch Hour Walk

To combat afternoon slumps in enthusiasm and focus, take a walk during the lunch hour.

A new study finds that even gentle lunchtime strolls can perceptibly — and immediately — buoy people’s moods and ability to handle stress at work.

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TODAY, CBAN LAUNCHED GMO INQUIRY 2015!

It’s been 20 years since the Canadian government approved the first genetically modified (also called genetically engineered or GE) crops and foods, but critical questions about their impacts on our health, our environment, and our economy remain unanswered.

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Take a Deep Breath and Your Heart Will Thank You

Breathing is the most important function of our existence. Have you ever wondered what trajectory our breathing takes or what highlights are there along the way? Have you ever wondered how the very air we breathe affects our body?

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Guidance Counselling for Canada's Food Guide

When my daughter was in Grade 3, she returned home from school one day with a booklet outlining Canada’s Food Guide. The booklet walked the students through a series of pictures and had them circle the “balanced meals.” As a kid with a major dairy allergy and having been raised in a house with very little meat consumption, she had gotten many of the answers wrong.

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Natural and Organic Foods and Beverages in Canada

Sales of natural and organic foods and beverages have enjoyed strong, consistent growth over the last five years in Canada, maintaining a compound annual growth rate of 9.4% between 2009 and 2013 and reaching sales of $5,260 million.

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