7 Tips to Stay Healthy in Your Workplace

Stay healthy at work

October is Healthy Workplace Month in Canada, which serves as a handy reminder to check in with our own workplace habits. So before you sneeze on that stapler, hunch over your keyboard or double-dip in the office salsa stash, check out these helpful tips: Stay hydrated. More than just an excuse to engage in water-cooler chat, remembering to [...]

Getting that good gut feeling

Dealing with digestive issues

Digestion ain’t always pretty. But it’s always pretty important. Our hardworking digestive tracts tirelessly convert everything we ingest into the essential components our bodies require to survive. But we aren’t always ingesting enough of what we need (and sometimes, too much of what we don’t). Here are some signs that trouble is brewing: Acid reflux [...]

7 Apples to try this September

Apple season

Love it or hate it, we’re leaving the summer months behind and heading into autumn. And while the long sunshiny days of July and August will be missed, September has plenty going for it as well. One of our favourite fall perks is the onset of apple season. Not every apple variety is available yet, [...]

Are you getting enough vitamin D?

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that helps your body absorb calcium so you can maintain healthy bones and teeth. It also keeps your muscles, nerves and immune system functioning properly and may even lower your risk of disease. So how do you know if you’re getting enough? Or too much? Well, according to the [...]

Four of our favorite fruit-based recipes this season

Fruit dessert recipes

While we admit to getting tempted by the occasional ice cream this time of year, the bountiful selection of fresh berries, melons, peaches and more make it easy to enjoy a sweet treat and a healthy lifestyle at the same time. Here are four of our favourite fruit-based recipes to satisfy a summer sweet tooth. [...]

5 Ways to relax this summer

How to relax this summer

Remember how summer stretched ahead of you, seemingly forever, when you were a child? It seemed like you had an eternity to swim and play and read and embark on miscellaneous warm-weather adventures. These days, your summer months may have taken on a different vibe. Perhaps you’re busy transporting, sunblocking, and entertaining children of your [...]

Healthy summer travels with SISU

Summer travel health tips

Now that we’re officially into summer, it’s time to start planning those summer vacations. But when it comes to a much-deserved getaway, the last thing we want messing with our plans is illness or a digestive problem. So before you start packing the sunblock and flip-flops, check out our four SISU tips on how to [...]

6 Hot tips for exercising in the heat

Summer fitness

Now that the birds are singing and the sun is shining, working out outdoors is more tempting than ever. But when it comes to strenuous fitness activities, heat and humidity have the potential to do more harm than good if you aren’t prepared. Here are six ways you can play it safe this summer and [...]

Could it be perimenopause? 7 Symptoms to watch for

Signs of perimenopause

Women enjoying their midlife prime may be wondering what to expect from menopause an when to expect it. While menopause doesn’t officially begin until a woman has gone without a period for 12 months, perimenopausal symptoms can actually occur up to 10 years before that. So how do you know if you’re experiencing perimenopause? Well, [...]