Healthy Eating

New Beginnings: Getting back to the basics of eating

With a new year comes many opportunities for new beginnings right in your kitchen.  January is a great month to try different ways of cooking up some nutritious, heart healthy meals. Whether you’re just starting out on a New Year’s plan to healthier eating or whether you are easing yourself back into a healthier routine, we’ve got the recipes and tips for you.   Have…

Posted on January 18, 2021

Celebrating the Holidays – Recipe Favourites

Holidays this year are likely to look a little different as we keep our distance to keep each other healthy.  Even with smaller gatherings, food – both making and eating it – can be a large part of holiday traditions. Wherever home is for you during the holidays, here are some tips to help you celebrate them in a heart healthy way.   Have a…

Posted on November 19, 2020

What’s for Lunch?

Whether you’re thinking about school lunches, trying to plan ahead for the workweek or simply trying to maintain a healthy pattern of eating, lunch is an important meal that helps fuel your body throughout the day. The UOHI Top 10 Tips for Healthy Eating and the Eating Healthy section on the Prevention & Wellness Centre website are great reference tools and provide many suggestions…

Posted on September 15, 2020

Some Refreshing Drink Recipes to Keep your Cool

It’s summertime, which means plenty of hot days and some heat waves. Fluids play many important roles in our body and help to keep us healthy and hydrated.  It’s important to drink enough fluids on hot and humid days, no matter what you’re doing. Hydration is key to keeping your body functioning well and drinking water is the best source.  Remember that not all…

Posted on July 27, 2020

Fact or Fad? Debunking Diet Trends

With so many different diet trends out there these days, it can be hard to know what is fact and what is fiction. The Heart Institute’s Registered Dietitian, Kathleen Turner, debunks some of these fads and shares her expertise on what makes a healthy diet.

Posted on January 24, 2020

Take charge of your health with Epic MyChart!

Epic MyChart is a secure, online patient portal that gives you free access to your health information from anywhere, at any time. Help is available, including information sessions coming in January.

Posted on December 12, 2019