By Joanne Smith on April 9th, 2019
Easter is a bit later then usual this year. In fact it’s so late this year it’s actually during final exams at both of my son’s and my daughter in-law’s universities. That means they won’t be able to come home for Good Friday or Easter Monday. Did you happen to hear my very big sigh? ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on March 26th, 2019
With the Nutrition Month theme in mind let’s take a look at more ways to Unlock the Potential of Food. Food has the Potential to Prevent with a nutritious diet potentially preventing both chronic and acute illness. One-third of cancers can be linked to poor diet, obesity and lack of exercise. Almost 80 per cent ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on March 12th, 2019
March is Nutrition Month and the theme Unlock the Potential of Food is a continuation from last year’s theme so some of the simple yet key messages can be emphasized. The focus is on looking at the many benefits food has to offer in so many areas of our lives. It’s also an opportunity to ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on February 26th, 2019
It just seems appropriate that Heart Health Month falls in February which is the “love month” where we celebrate Valentine’s Day. There is so much information about heart health out there, some of it conflicting and it can become very confusing. There is too much information to cover in one column but let’s look at ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on February 12th, 2019
It’s just two days away. That wonderful love based day of celebration. It’s pink hearts and red ribbons and chocolate. Mmmmm, lots of chocolate. Valentine’s Day is one of my favourite days of the year. I’m a big fan of chocolate, of the colour pink and of the most important part of Valentine’s Day and ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on January 29th, 2019
The new Canada Food Guide was unveiled last week and it’s causing quite a stir. Food industry especially is really rattled. There is a lot to discuss regarding the changes but I’d just like to focus on one simple statement front and centre on the new Food Guide. That is: “Eat a Variety of Healthy ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on January 15th, 2019
We are already halfway through January, can you believe it? I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. It was one of the quietest we’ve ever had and I actually ended up liking it much more then I was anticipating. I recently read an article that I really enjoyed. It was regarding New Year’s goals ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on December 18th, 2018
Christmas season is in full swing with just seven sleeps until Christmas Day. I truly hope you are taking time to enjoy the seasonal celebrations. This time of year can be very busy and somewhat stressful. It is so important to stop and take a deep breath and really look around at the delightful decorations, ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on December 4th, 2018
Nutritional survival during the Christmas and holiday season can be a real challenge. There is such a wide variety of tempting treats that can be high in fat and sugar and likely to contribute to a few extra party pounds. Here are some top tips to help you navigate your way through even the most ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on November 20th, 2018
This Sunday is the 106th Grey Cup Game, the ultimate prize in the Canadian Football League. It’s set to take place in our very own province of Alberta, Edmonton to be exact. I see it’s only going to be around -5 C and shouldn’t be too much snow since temperatures are above zero all week. ... Read More »Be the first to comment!