Healthy Lifestyle

Many people view January 1 as an opportunity to start fresh, setting health goals, such as losing weight, improving their diets, and starting an exercise routine. At DeerFields Clinic though, we know that all too often though, they set unrealistic  and unachievable goals, leading most...

It's always a good idea to eat a balanced diet - and achieving optimal health through food and nutrition isn't accomplished by following fads or restricting yourself to a mere handful of trendy foods. Good health is best supported by eating a variety of nutritious...

Did you know that you have at least some control over how fast and how well you are aging? We may not be able to turn back the clock, but we can slow it down. Research has shown that people of the same chronological age...

You may not be sick with COVID-19, but you are absolutely affected by it -- and your mental health is at risk too. Although this is a global event unmatched by anything we've seen before, you are not helpless and certainly shouldn't be hopeless as...

The escalation of COVID-19 is leading to natural increases in stress, worry and anxiety in many people the world over. The uncertainty associated with the virus, the disruption to our usual routines, and the need to work from home or self-isolate can have significant impacts...

We all face trauma, adversity and other stresses throughout our lives. There are ways however, that can help us adapt to life-altering situations and emerge even stronger than before. Resilience is an "inner strength" that helps us bounce back from stressful situations such as setbacks...

Today we launched a new Health Self Assessment Quiz (available for men and women) on our home page at www.deerfields.ca. The quiz is easy to take in seconds and can help you quickly and easily identify areas of your health and lifestyle that could benefit...

With the arrival of COVID-19, and as we practice social distancing and isolation measures, it's important to consider self care. You have to take care of yourself in order to properly take care of others...