Blog Archive 2017

Witten by Carolyn Gotay on Tuesday, November 7, 2017

As the most common invasive female cancer in Canada, breast cancer represents a significant burden for women and society. Approximately 1 in 8 Canadian women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, and 1 in 31 women will die from the disease. In British Columbia in 2017, an estimated 3,500...

Witten by Carly Sable on Wednesday, August 2, 2017

What if the foods we eat could provide clues to living not just a long life, but a long and healthy life? Lifespan in Canada dramatically increased from 50 to close to 80 years during the 20th century, and Canadians aged 85 years and older are the second fastest growing segment of our population....

Witten by Gaya Murthy on Monday, March 27, 2017

“But I don’t like broccoli!” If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. In many Canadian families, mealtimes can be confusing, stressful, and frustrating. From navigating picky eating to separating fact from fiction when it comes to deciphering “healthy” foods and quantities, it’s no wonder many...