After a year of economic uncertainty, more people in our community are going to the Stittsville Food Bank for help. With a full compliment of volunteers, the Stittsville Food Bank works tirelessly to fill the food baskets for our neighbours, especially at this special time of the year.
The Rotary Club has announced they will be supporting Operation Come Home by hosting a one-day Food Drive on Saturday, August 12th, 2023.
Many of us are unaware of the importance of managing high blood pressure. So much so that one in five people are living with high blood pressure without even knowing it.
Making goals is simple in theory, however we often set ourselves up to fail through overly restrictive plans that aren’t sustainable, and sometimes not even healthy!
While you may be tempted to try and cut back on your favourite holiday treats, I am here to remind you that all foods are welcome in a well-balanced diet – so no need to fret about those gingerbread cookies!
This November, in recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month, let’s talk about the prevention and management of the condition.
With flu season upon us soon, it is important that we take the time to protect our immune system – there are a variety of ways we can prepare ourselves this fall…
Packing a child’s lunch box can be one of those challenging things, especially if you have a picky eater. Many families struggle with picky eaters…
More Canadians have been feeling higher levels of stress, especially since the pandemic, and according to research, stress can have an impact on allergy symptoms.
May is Hypertension Awareness Month and a great reminder for us to check in on our heart health. Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure…
March is Nutrition Month, the perfect time for Stittsville community members to reflect on the foods we choose to help nourish our bodies.
Isabell Williams, the Registered Dietician at Brown’s YIG, shares her sage advice on enjoying the holiday season without the guilt complex.
November is Diabetes Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about diabetes risk factors, management, and encourage Stittsville community members to make healthy lifestyle changes.
With flu season around the corner, here are three common myths to be aware of, along with my top three tips to be your healthiest self this fall.
The Rock Out 4 Jack bottle drive has had another successful year in raising funds for the medical care of Stittsville’s Jack Brown.