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Five nutrition myths debunked

Posted on Saturday, March 09, 2019 12:00 AM

Knowing how to give your body what it needs is no easy task. With health-related information coming in from different directions, it is often difficult to decipher good nutrition from bad. If your newspaper, Twitter feed and next-door neighbour are all telling you different things, we’re here to help. We have debunked some of the biggest nutrition myths out there today to give you a better idea of how to best feed your body.

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A physician checks a woman's heart with a stethoscope

Five easy things you can do to love your heart

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:00 AM

Dr. Masud Khandaker, MD, PhD, was consulted for this article. Dr. Khandaker is a cardiologist and Osler’s Chief and Medical Director of Cardiology. Dr. Khandaker is also a member of Osler’s Cardiac Leadership Council and is the Medical Director of Echocardiography Labs at Osler. He completed his medicine and cardiology training at the Mayo Clinic, where he also served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine.

According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, each year more than 350,000 Canadians are hospitalized...