heart disease, prevention, risk factors, heart attack, exercise, kingston

Episode011. Heart Disease… The Silent Killer?

By Christina Prevett / February 5, 2017 / 0 Comments

Heart Disease is one of the leading causes of death and disability in North America Heart disease is a narrowing of some of the arteries that come into and out of the heart. It can be caused by many things including lifestyle and genetic factors. The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada has staggering statistics […]

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nutrition, healthy diet, carbohydrates, proteins, fats

Episode010. The Building Blocks of Nutrition: Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats

By Christina Prevett / January 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Macronutrients make up the Building Blocks of your Healthy Nutrition I have roped Nick back into the podcast and in this episode, we break down the building blocks of healthy nutrition. When we think about a healthy diet … we often think about the three macronutrients. These macronutrients, or macros, are the carbohydrates, proteins […]

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Episode009: Don't let arthritis pain "wear" you down.

By Christina Prevett / January 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Arthritis pain can be awful, it can really “wear” you down! I’m sorry, I couldn’t resist the pun. As we know, arthritis is the wear and tear we see in the joints around our body. It’s an umbrella term that describes a joint condition and therefore there are 30 different conditions it describes. Check out our […]

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healthy, dimensions of health, podcast

Episode 008: What does "healthy" even mean?!

By Christina Prevett / January 8, 2017 / 0 Comments

Hey everyone and welcome back to the STAVE OFF Podcast! We hope that you are doing amazing and are heading off 2017 with a bang. For many people, the New Year means new goals … many of which pertain to improving some aspect of your health (if you haven’t yet, check out our last podcast […]

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New years resolutions, goal setting, goals, gym

Episode 007: New Year's Resolutions: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

By Christina Prevett / December 31, 2016 / 0 Comments

New Years Resolutions gives people the ability to Reflect & Set Goals for 2017. Happy New Year Everyone! Happy 2017! The New Year is upon us and many people begin to reflect on goals and expectations for the upcoming year. For many, those are goals that relate to healthy habits. I want to get to […]

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anti-aging, healthy living, exercise, age, society

Episode 006: Fighting back against our Anti-Aging Culture

By Christina Prevett / December 26, 2016 / 0 Comments

Our Society is Anti-Aging I must be honest, I hate the word “anti-aging”, because it insinuates that growing older is a BAD thing, or something that should be avoided. As I’ve written about before, the quest to look and feel younger is an ever-growing business. This industry has grossed over $270 billion dollars in 2015! […]

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