Category Archives: Health & Lifestyle

April 2017 Nutrition Events Sobeys in Douglastown

April 2017 Nutrition Events Sobeys in Douglastown

Ready for new meal ideas? Check out what your Sobeys Dietitians are up to this April in Douglastown! Tuesday, April 11th 6-8 pm Healthy Cooking with Chef Brian Matheson ($15) Enjoy a delicious meal prepared by our chef and get nutrition tips from our dietitian. Menu includes Mediterranean Oat Groat Salad, Pork and Apple Skewers, Wilted Spinach with… Read more »

March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month

By Miramichi Horizon Public Health Dietitians and Mango March is National Nutrition Month and in honour of this, your local Horizon Public Health Dietitians, Mango and Dietitians of Canada want to help Canadians to take the fight out of food. The slogan for the 2017 campaign is Take the fight out of food! Spot the… Read more »

Chefs Program Teaching Blackville School Kids to Cook

Chefs Program Teaching Blackville School Kids to Cook

The Chefs Program at Blackville School is teaching grade 5 students about healthy eating and physical activity while they learn the fun of cooking. The program was designed by the Department of Health and began last year in Blackville. The young chefs are lead by facilitator April Jardine, and includes 90-minute sessions designed with children… Read more »

Backyard Chicken Girl Coming to the River!

Backyard Chicken Girl Coming to the River!

Northumberland Co-op is pleased to be able to bring the Backyard Chicken Girl, Caitlin Wilson, to the Miramichi. Come meet Caitlin on Tuesday March 28th in the basement of St. Mary’s Church, room 120, beginning at 6:30 pm. Learn about urban farming, how to have fresh eggs daily right in your own backyard! Read more »

Dental Care for Seniors

Dental Care for Seniors

As you get older, you may have dentures or dental implants. These dentures and implants need to be checked by your dentist. If you take medicine that makes your mouth dry, or makes your gums grow, you need to have a dentist take a close look. Read more »

Book Review: “Just Jen: Thriving Through Multiple Sclerosis” by Jen Powley

Book Review: “Just Jen: Thriving Through Multiple Sclerosis” by Jen Powley

Canada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world, with an estimated 100,000 Canadians living with the disease. While it is most often diagnosed in young adults aged 15 to 40, younger children and older adults are also diagnosed with the disease. MS can occur at any age. Working as an MRI technologist, I often scan patients to rule out MS or to track the progression of the disease in known MS sufferers. To date, I have never encountered someone as crippled by MS as Jen Powley is. Read more »

Order Citrus for Fundraiser by Friday March 10th

Order Citrus for Fundraiser by Friday March 10th

Citrus anyone? California Navel Oranges and Texas Grapefruit can be ordered from Diane Buddie at 773-9152, Charlotte Casey at 622-2650, Helen Jones at 773-5715, Bernie Keating at 773-6529, Mary King at 624-3563, Debbie Leach at 773-7204 or Wayne Mullin at 778-8292. Place your phone order by Friday March 10th, 2017. Prices are as follows: 5 lbs… Read more »

Small Sustainable Lifestyle Changes are Mighty Powerful

Small Sustainable Lifestyle Changes are Mighty Powerful

by Brad Veysey Fitness challenges are everywhere these days, and the truth is that most people offering them just want to take your money. Most challenges are designed to fail. Designed to fail like that shiny new gadget that you got for Christmas that doesn’t quite live up to its marketing and now sits in… Read more »

Our Seniors Matter Luncheon: Age Well, Live Well

Our Seniors Matter Luncheon: Age Well, Live Well

On Saturday, March 18th, an Our Seniors Matter Luncheon will be held at 10 am at the Voice of Hope Ministries with guest speaker Judy Bowman, the regional representative for Healthy Active Living. The luncheon is geared for ages 50 and over and is free of charge. Judy will provide information on how to take… Read more »

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