How many times have you heard that red meat is bad for you? Has hearing this ever deterred you from eating it? The list of foods we are told to be wary of only grows longer and longer each year. But how much caution do we really need to take? With Father’s Day here and summer near, many of us are undoubtedly looking forward to patio grilling and backyard BBQing. Let’s assess some of the warnings regarding red meat and see if they are worthy of your worry.
There is more to longevity than genetics. It has been said that genetics loads the gun but lifestyle pulls the trigger. Our passion at LiveYoung is helping our patients live long, healthy, and full lives. This week’s blog is dedicated to proven healthy habits you can adopt, if you haven’t already, to prolong your life expectancy and to feel your very best.
Skin cancer is one of the most preventable cancers and also the most common cancer in Canadians, according to the Canadian Cancer Society. Last week, we touched on the ABCDEs and the “ugly duckling” sign of early melanoma detection in Part 1 of this blog. With May being Melanoma Awareness Month and the 14th of May being World Melanoma Awareness Day, we would like to continue to build awareness around the topic of skin cancer in this week’s blog. Part 2 is therefore dedicated to the prevention of both melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers.
May is melanoma awareness month. Surprisingly, few people we have talked to lately were aware of this, and about skin cancer detection and prevention in general. Because we want to build awareness around the topic, we are posting a two-part blog dedicated to the prevention and early detection of one of the most preventable cancers – skin cancer.
Aristotle considered the hand to be the “tool of tools.” Our hands are our means of strength, power and protection. They are a potent way of communication with the world around us; how we greet, gesture and signal to our friends and loved ones.
Deciding which products to use to improve the quality of your skin and prevent signs of aging can be overwhelming. Skin health is a huge industry that is growing bigger and more competitive by the day. Companies put a great deal of thought, effort, and resources into advertising and marketing to ensure their products present as the best, the most effective. But how do we really know where to start, what exactly to use, when to use it, and what really works?