Scarborough Health News

Reading Food Labels

Facts about reading food labels Nutrition labels provide information on key nutrients, like fat, carbohydrates, sodium, vitamins and minerals, and can help you make informed decisions. Food labels help you [...]

Cholesterol & Triglycerides

Facts about cholesterol and triglycerides Blood cholesterol is a fat-like matter needed in our bodies. It is carried in the blood by low density lipoprotein (LDL) and high density lipoprotein [...]

High Blood Pressure

Facts about blood pressure Blood pressure is the force in your blood vessels, which is necessary to carry blood around your body. There are no symptoms of high blood pressure, [...]

Resistance Training & Your Health

Facts about resistance training Resistance training, also known as weight training, is a type of exercise that promotes improvements in muscle strength and endurance. To complete resistance training, it is [...]

Smoking & Your Health

Facts about smoking Smoking tobacco harms almost every organ in the body, including the heart, blood vessels and lungs. Quitting smoking is the single most important thing you can do [...]

Stress & Your Health

Facts about stress Stress is something that affects all of us in some form, but it is how we cope with the stressors in our life that makes the difference [...]

Understanding Heart Failure

Facts about heart failure In a healthy heart, the right amount of blood is pumped to the body each time it beats. Each heartbeat involves the heart relaxing and contracting. [...]