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Nov. 1. 12 pm – 3pm: Falling Through the Cracks: Greg’s Story. Greg Price died as a result of surgical complications in 2012 following a delayed diagnosis of testicular cancer. His family is determined that his death will not be in vain. Produced by the Price family, this film focuses on the events of his health care journey that ended in his tragic death. The Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety, in partnership with the Office of Interprofessional Collaboration, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, invite you to a free screening of followed by a post-film discussion and patient safety forum. St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre, Sam Cohen Auditorium – 351 Tache Ave. Space Limited, please register at

Clean Eating Recipe: Almond Butter Pancakes

Makes 7 – 8 pancakes. Ingredients: 1/2 cup almond butter. 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce. 2 whole eggs. 1/2 tsp baking soda. 1/2 tsp cinnamon. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract. Directions: In a medium bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix until a smooth, uniform batter is created. Cook on pre-heated non-stick frying pan medium heat, with a small amount of oil. Cook until surface of pancakes have some bubbles and a few have burst, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Serve with fresh fruit, berries, dollop of plain Greek yogurt with a drizzle of maple syrup.

Words to Live By

“Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.”

~ Aldous Huxley

Meal Prep for Seniors

For seniors, failing to eat properly isn’t unusual. One way to help may be by getting involved with meal prep! Assisting your loved one with cooking meals in advance can make it easier for them to get the nutrition they need. Protein-packed foods can help slow muscle loss and keep your loved one from feeling too weak. Think nuts, yogurt, mashed avocado, eggs, tuna fish, or a protein powder added to smoothies. Whole grains can help with heart health and digestion. Remember, many older adults have problems with chewing and swallowing, so you may want to focus on preparing softer foods.

Hemp Oil for Health

Hemp seed carrier oil contains high volumes of linoleic acids, also known as omega-6. These acids offer a variety of health benefits, and hemp seed carrier oil can be used in a few different ways. When applied topically, hemp seed carrier oil can refresh and strengthen the skin, even out the complexion, as well as promote wound healing. It can also calm scalp inflammation and condition hair to improve its texture. Hemp seed carrier oil can act medicinally, facilitating the healing of infections, improving circulation, promoting the body’s detoxification, easing muscle and joint pain, and balancing hormones.

Serrapeptase – The Little Miracle Enzyme!

Proven to be a safe and effective natural alternative to NSAIDs (drugs like aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen), Serrapeptase breaks down long protein chains into amino acids that the body needs. It helps to reduce pain and swelling associated with osteoarthritis, joint pain, carpel tunnel syndrome, and post-operative swelling. It even thins out mucous which in turn eases chronic sinusitis. Serrapeptase should be in a delayed release or enteric-coated capsule taken on an empty stomach. This allows the Serrapeptase to pass through the stomach to the small intestine, where the enzyme is then released.

Are You Too Acidic?

If you have acid reflux, gout, kidney stones, osteoporosis, dental disease, or cancer, these all can be considered symptoms of chronic acid states.
We can do better! Stop covering up symptoms with prescription medications and start managing the symptoms from the root cause.
Help your body out by eating a diet of plant-based whole foods that are rich in fibre, such as whole grains, vegetables, and fruit. The take-home message here is to start restoring equilibrium and physiology with lifestyle choices that will help return the body to a more balanced, alkaline state. Ionized alkaline water helps support this effort!

Learning Difficulty or Vision Problem?

When a vision problem is at the root of a child’s struggles with learning, the signs are very easy to see – when you know what to look for. Unfortunately, the signs can easily be mistaken for learning difficulties and/or attention problems. Children don’t know how they are supposed to see, so the only way they can tell you they have a vision problem is with their behaviour. One of the signs of a vision problem is a short attention span when it comes to reading and learning. A developmental vision evaluation could open the door to your child’s success.

How can ASEA help me?

Supported by over 18 years’ of foundational research, ASEA is a cutting edge health product in a class of its own. Importantly, the components in ASEA are all native to the body and are therefore consistent with its natural chemical balance. ASEA protects you against free radical damage. Antioxidants are incapable of fighting free radicals without the help of these reactive molecules. Is the first and only source of balanced Redox Signalling molecules in stable form. It boosts glutathione effectiveness by over 500% and supports the vital activity of cellular communication.

Allergies or Just Dry Eyes?

Many people aren’t easily able to tell what’s causing their eyes to be red, itchy, watery, or dry. It’s important to know the real cause in order to get the correct treatment. Allergies are the most likely cause, but often get confused with pink eye, a highly contagious disease, especially in children, that must be treated differently. If your eyes are red because they’re dry, your eye doctor can prescribe special eye drops that help lubricate them. Don’t let your eyes stay red and dry for very long, as it could harm your vision.

4 Tips for Better Heart Health

1. Get good sleep. Adults who experience good-quality sleep typically have healthier arteries than those who don’t sleep as soundly.
2. Adopt healthy eating habits. Cut back on salt, limit alcohol to no more than one to two drinks a day, and nourish your body with fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein.
3. Slash bad fats. Cut down on saturated fats, which are mainly found in meat and full-fat dairy products. You should totally ban trans-fats from your diet, which are found in processed foods.
4. Get checked for diabetes. Over time, high blood sugar damages arteries and makes heart disease more likely.