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Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Helping Your Body Beat Stress

Stress can result from major events, both negative and positive: marriage, divorce, the birth of a child, a death in…

Pharmasave: Coronavirus and Face Masks

Will a face mask protect me from the new coronavirus? It depends on the type of mask. A regular surgical…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: The Benefits of Eating Fruits and Vegetables

A fruit and veggie market is a feast for the eyes as well as for the body. All the colours…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Crack the Fruit and Veggie Colour Code

Greens Go beyond iceberg lettuce! Green fruits and veggies, such as avocados, green peppers, celery, kiwi fruits, cucumbers, asparagus, and…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Nutritional Labelling – Get to Know it

Do you read the nutrition labels on the food you buy? They can help inform your decisions. In Canada, manufacturers…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Serving Size Savvy

Most of us are aware of Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide and its recommendations to eat a certain number of servings…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: The Skinny on Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a fat-based substance found in the bloodstream and the body’s cells. Cholesterol is essential for good health: it builds…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Putting the Cuffs on Hypertension

Have you been tested for high blood pressure? Your doctor may put a cuff on your arm as part of…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Heart Attack – Know the Symptoms

The key to surviving a heart attack is getting medical help early – nearly half of all deaths due to…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Stop Smoking. Breathe Easy.

It takes practice and time to quit smoking, but it can be done, and the benefits of stopping smoking are worth the…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Setting Weight Loss Goals

While sliding into a smaller size may be your long-term goal, try to approach it one day at a time.…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: The Losing Formula for your Weight

Sure, there’s no magic bullet for easy weight loss. But the winning – er, losing – formula isn’t as complicated…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Carbs Be Gone?

One day they’re in, the next day they’re out again. But whether we’re talking about Atkins or South Beach, low-carb…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: What’s the Problem with Quick Weight Loss?

Being overweight has been shown to take a considerable toll on our health, from upping our risk of heart disease…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Fat vs Fiction – What Diets Work?

Lose 15 pounds by the weekend? Get your dream body while eating whatever you want and without having to go…