Author: Catherine

It's recommended that we get seven to nine hours of sleep every night. In fact, just like good nutrition and exercise, enough quality sleep is essential to our health. We all have a restless or wakeful night now and then, but if you...

Do you live with discontent? Are you waiting for happiness to find you? You may be waiting a very long time! Happiness doesn't just arrive at the front door and let itself in, it's something that has to be cultivated.  In fact, science is telling...

Mindfulness and meditation are often associated with states of deep relaxation, focus, peace and insight. Though the experience is different for each participant, through regular practice, many will experience some of the following benefits: A reduction in pain Reduced feelings of anger, anxiety...

At DeerFields, our Executive Health Program is designed to ensure your company's executive team is in optimal health and stays that way. We get that executives are busy people and that when it comes to your company's bottom line, time is money. We...

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to our Medical Director, Dr. Randy Knipping. Yesterday he won the Canadian Masters 10000 m championship in Surrey BC yesterday taking home the gold medal for Toronto West Athletics in a time of 43:21.   Dr. Knipping knows all about setting goals...

As we age, we become aware of changes in our bodies and how they function. For many, the telltale signs include a loss of energy, thinning hair, a slower metabolism. While some changes are to be expected, some may be the result of a hormonal...

Our favorite super foods are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, that minimize the cell damage that can lead to heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and other diseases. Although one of the best ways to stay healthy is to eat a wide variety of vitamin-rich foods,...

Salads are a fantastic way to get at least four servings of vegetables a day. As a vegetarian of three decades, turned vegan, they're a daily staple for me. Today I'm sharing tips to help you build a nutrition-packed salad that will have you coming...

As summer approaches, it's time once again for a reminder about protecting exposed skin from the harmful effects of the sun. Make no mistake, even a light tan, or what you might think of as a "healthy glow," is sun damage. Being sun safe...

Getting an outdoor workout is easier than you think. In fact, boosting your health and fitness over the next several months could be as simple as leaving the car parked, and using active transportation to run errands, get to and from work, meet...