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The Moral and Medical Panic Over Bicycles

2 Oct 2020

Seemingly everyone is talking about The Social Dilemma, a Netflix documentary in which some of the men behind social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube look upon their creations and despair....

Instagram Can Undermine Your Plan to Lose Weight

8 Jan 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette....

Will "The Game Changers" Change Your Game?

11 Dec 2019

The documentary “The Game Changers” has been picking up steam on Netflix. This is basically a two-hour promo for a vegan lifestyle focusing on a few athletes who attribute their high-level...

Are there health benefits to tart cherry juice?

1 Aug 2019

Shira Cohen is studying Nutrition at the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition at McGill University, specializing in Global Nutrition. ...

Studies About Safety of Exercise are Reassuring

20 Mar 2019

​This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette....

Can you be obese but still be healthy?

8 Feb 2019

In medical speak we talk, not about being fat, but about overweight or obese. We define being overweight as having a Body Mass Index (BMI) over 25, and obesity as having a BMI over 30. Obesity is...

10,000 Steps: Myth or Fact?

29 Nov 2018

There is little doubt that sedentary behavior is bad for your health. Many people claim that “sitting is the new smoking,” even though the two are not really comparable. Smoking is orders of...

Why Do We Yawn When We Exercise?

17 Aug 2017

Am I the only one who tries to ‘swallow my head’ as my Nana used to say while exercising? For a while, I thought so! But a Google search told me I'm not alone. Many people suffer from constant...

What is Cellulite?

31 May 2017

The majority of people have cellulite to some degree. However, women are more susceptible to cellulite than men due to the presence of female sex hormones: estrogen and progesterone. In addition,...

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