Prevention

These days, one doesn't have to look hard or travel far to find a yoga studio or class. Yoga practice has become increasingly popular with participants of all ages and abilities and continues to gain followers who upon giving it a fair try, discover its...

Walking offers so many health benefits, it’s no wonder many physicians are prescribing it to patients. In fact, some experts suggests walking more, is the single best thing most Canadians can do to improve their health. Research has proven that a commitment to regular walking (aim...

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 and depression ...

Intermittent Fasting is arguably one of the biggest health trends in recent years and has been associated with numerous related benefits.  I wrote about this topic over a year ago (check my original blog here) and thought now would be a great opportunity to revisit...

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,...

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 means being...

Our Medical Director, Dr. Randy Knipping, thought this interview with the world's leading expert on testosterone replacement therapy for men would be of interest to some of our clients, as well as those eager to learn more about this form of hormone replacement therapy. Please click...

Many Canadians are unaware that heart disease and stroke take a life every seven minutes. Just as alarming is that according to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, a whopping 90% of Canadians have at least one risk factor. To help evaluate your risk, see this risk...

Hormone replacement therapy for women has undergone a Renaissance in recent years following the decades long fear of HRT caused by the Women's Health Initiative. A recent study that supports the use of transdermal estradiol is remarkable for two reasons. First of all, it is a...

[fvplayer src="https://deerfields.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/DeerFields-Medium-AB-discusses-health-benefits-of-coffee.mov" width="854" height="480"] Coffee. For some it is the elixir of life, and for the majority, the preferred fuel to get the human body going. Statistics show coffee consumption has gradually increased over the years peaking at 4.87 million 60 Kg bags being sold in...

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