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Windsor Modules Employee Garden
Check out what Windsor Modules is doing to keep their employees active & healthy!
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Get Fit Magna Challenge
Are you up for the challenge?
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Recipes
Recipe: Green Orange Kale Smoothie
With the summer season in full swing – it is only right to treat yourself with a light and refreshing smoothie.
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Beginners Guide to Exercise
To achieve health benefits, adults are recommended to accumulate a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate- intensity, or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity per week in sessions of at least 10 minutes. - The Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines
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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Choosing the Best Snacks to Pack
Health
Men's Health
The Movember Foundation
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Annual Doctor Visit
The Physical Exam
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Health
Movember Lifestyle: Nutrition, Activity, Prevention
Nutrition
5 Foods You Are Eating Wrong
How you cut, cook, and sip matters when it comes to getting the most health benefits from certain foods.
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Employee
Employee Story: Magna Seating Detroit
Winning by Losing
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Nutrition
Food Synergy
Certain components in the foods and beverages we consume (like minerals, vitamins, fiber, and fats) interact with each other to give our bodies extra disease protection and a higher level of health. Here are 10 examples of food combinations that you should include in your diet.
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Employee
Employee Story: Jason MacKenzie, Presstran
From Drunk to Monk
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Health
Is it Hot in Here?
Sudden feelings of warm (especially over the face, neck and chest), red skin, and profuse sweating are classic signs of a hot flash.
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Nutrition
Diabetes Superfoods
Are you wondering what you should eat to help with your diabetes? Is there a list of POWER foods that can help replenish required nutrients? What are key foods that I should be adding into my diabetic meal plan? Look no further!
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Recipes
Healthy Crockpot Freezer Meals
Using a crockpot/slow-cooker is a great way to simplify your life and help you get dinner on the table no matter how busy you are. Here are 5 of our favourites recipes to make your work week a little easier!
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Health
The 3 M's for Bone Health
It’s never too early to start thinking about your bones especially when it comes to preventing osteoporosis. Because there are no symptoms, you might not know you have osteoporosis until you break a bone. Here are the 3 M’s you should
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Fitness
The 10/10/10 Icing Protocol
Learn how to ice your pain away!
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Fitness
5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism
Easy ways to melt pounds away!
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Recipes
Easy Banana Paleo Pancakes
Health
Acupuncture for Migraine Headaches
Feel better with fewer side effects
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Fitness
Winter Sports
Preparing Your Body for Winter Sports
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Health
Acupuncture
Over 2000 years old with proven results!
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Lifestyle
Habits of Fit People
You’ve heard that being fit is all about the lifestyle, and not the quick fix, right? Today we'd like to share some of the top habits "fit people" have. Take a look at the following habits and see if any could fit into your daily life!
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Fitness
10 Fun Fitness Facts
Unbelievably true facts about fitness!
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Health
Anti-depressants: Do They Really Work?
Discussion on the most common mental health condition in North America
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Fitness
Components of an Exercise Program
Fundamentals of a great program!
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Fitness
Creating S.M.A.R.T. Goals
Be S.M.A.R.T. and plan smart!
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Lifestyle
7 Deadly Estro-Sins
Xenoestrogens are found in plastics, perfumes, deodorants, body washes, and more. They have been linked to various cancers in both men and women. Find out if your daily products may contain this potentially harmful chemical.
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Fitness
Fall into Fitness
Seasonal techniques for the whole family!
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Health
Gut Health, the Cornerstone for Optimal Health
Food cravings. Bloating. Gas. Constipation. Heartburn. Sickness. Anxiety. Frequent fatigue. Sound familiar? These are all signs of impaired gut health, and if you’re experiencing these, you are not alone.
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Recipes
Quinoa Stir-fry
Replace your white rice with a whole-grain that is packed with fiber, protein, and iron. This simple stir-fry is quick and tastes great.
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Fitness
Fast Fix for Fatigue
Get moving!
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Fitness
Find Your Target Heart Rate Zone
Want to get the most out of your workout? Find your Target Heart Rate Zone!
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Health
Calcium Supplements and Risk of Heart Disease
Who are the supplements for?
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Fitness
Rookie Runner Training Tips
Always wanted to start running but wasn't sure how? Read these tips and start enjoying the runner's high
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Recipes
Berry Sneaky Green Smoothie
Smoothies are a great way to pack in the nutrients and are a quick, ready-to-go breakfast
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Lifestyle
A Mother's Touch
Soothing and instinctual, there's nothing quite like it!
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Recipes
Red Pepper and Red Lentil Soup
Health promotion coordinator Dana Burtt recommends this delicious recipe to keep you warm on a cold night
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Lifestyle
Are Our Cell Phones Making Us Sick?
A look into what our handy devices may do to us
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Lifestyle
Backpacks Are a Pain in the Neck... And Back.
Chiropractors weigh-in on a heavy topic
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Recipes
Overnight Avocado Chia Seed Pudding
Lifestyle
Bad Breath Cures
Onions, garlic and fish, oh my!
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Recipes
Broccoli and Bok Choy Stir-Fry
A wonderful vegetable stirfy that is topped with sesame seeds to give it a nice crunch and plenty of flavour
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Lifestyle
Healthy Habits: All About Fats
Conquer One Really, Really Tiny Habit!
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Fitness
Beginner's Guide to Running Your First 2 Miles
Recipes
Butternut Squash, Portobello Mushroom, Caramelized Onion and Hazelnut Pizza
Bring out your creative side with this unique take on a classic pizza
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Recipes
Carrot and Ginger Soup
This recipe will brighten up a cold winter's day
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Health
6 things you should know about youth concussion
By the Holland Bloorview Concussion Centre
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Workouts
Balance Challenge
Your sense of balance is key to living a stable life! How good is your balance?
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Lifestyle
Healthy Habits: All About Alcohol
Conquer One Really, Really Tiny Habit!
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Workouts
Don't Be a Hunchback!
Stand up and look taller!
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Lifestyle
Healthy Habits: All About Sleep
Conquer One Really, Really Tiny Habit!
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Nutrition
All About Organic
Should you buy organic?
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Lifestyle
Healthy Habits: All About Smoking
Conquer One Really, Really Tiny Habit!
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Lifestyle
Healthy Habits: All About Stress
Conquer One Really, Really Tiny Habit!
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Workouts
Swim Your Way to a Healthy Body
Exercise with minimal stress to your body!
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Lifestyle
Healthy Habits: All About Beverages
Conquer One Really, Really Tiny Habit!
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Recipes
Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers
Lifestyle
Healthy Habits: All About Carbs
Conquer One Really, Really Tiny Habit!
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Lifestyle
Healthy Habits: All About Salt
Conquer One Really, Really Tiny Habit!
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Recipes
Chili-Roasted Carrots
Try this carrot recipe that is bursting with zesty flavour!
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Lifestyle
Healthy Habits: All About Sugar
Conquer One Really, Really Tiny Habit!
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Recipes
Chocolate Banana Protein Smoothie
A delicous smoothie that is great as a morning meal or a mid-afternoon pick-me-up
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Lifestyle
Healthy Habits: All About Exercise
Conquer One Really, Really Tiny Habit!
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Lifestyle
Breathe Easier with Houseplants
Houseplants play an important role in cleaning the air we breathe. Read this article to find out how plants can remove air pollutants from your home
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Lifestyle
Healthy Habits: Tracking
Conquer One Really, Really Tiny Habit!
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Nutrition
Antioxidants 101
Discover the foods that protect our cells!
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Nutrition
Lunch Packing 101
Fun and easy tips for packing a healthy lunch!
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Health
All about Blood Pressure
Learn about what your blood pressure means and whether you are in a healthy blood pressure range.
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Nutrition
Bacopa Monniera: A Herb to Enhance our Memory
A Naturally Occurring Herb to Help our Memory
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Nutrition
An Apple a Day?
Can one apple a day really keep the doctor the away?
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Health
Top 10 Tips for Blood Pressure
To keep your blood pressure in check, make sure to follow these top tips from Magna Wellness.
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Nutrition
Meal Planning 101
Use meal preparation techniques to maintain a healthy and balanced diet!
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Health
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common cause of workplace disability in those who perform repetitive motions of the hand and wrist
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Health
A Heart Healthy Diet
If you're looking for a heart-healthy diet, the Magna Wellness team recommends you take a look at the Mediterranean diet.
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Nutrition
Chia Seeds
Learn more about the powerful seeds over 5,000 years old!
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Health
All about Cholesterol
High blood cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. By lowering your cholesterol, you can dramatically reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.
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Health
Headaches
Headache pain is not all created equal. It comes in different varieties and for different reasons, all of which become important when deciding on the appropriate course of treatment
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Recipes
Slow-cooker Overnight Steel Cut Oats
Get the health benefits of steel cut oats, and the convenience of instant oatmeal by cooking your steel cut oats the night before in a slow-cooker.
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Nutrition
Decisions about Dairy
Consuming an excessive amount of dairy products (more than 10% to 20% of total intake) may contribute to health concerns such as hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and osteoporosis.
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Nutrition
Did You Know? McDonald's
We're not lovin' it
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Nutrition
Did You Know? Water
Staying hydrated can improve productivity!
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Health
Daily Aspirin Therapy
Millions do it. Who is it for?
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Health
Diabetes: Is it Preventable?
Throughout history, the leading cause of death by disease affects more than 9 million Canadians today.
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Lifestyle
Feet First
Let's face it, after a long day working on your feet there is nothing better than a nice, relaxing foot massage. Here's how to do it
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Fitness
Employee Story: Kelly Wilkinson, Cam-Slide
BADASSDASH
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Employee
Employee Story: Juan Nicolli and Pablo Alesso, Magna Seating, Argentina
The Aconcagua Climbers
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Employee
Employee Story: Ronna Hampton, T.E.A.M. Systems
Preventative Health
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Employee
Employee Story: Dusan Milacic, Magna Powertrain
Swimming with Dusan
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Workouts
How to Complete a Marathon in Only 16 Weeks
Have you always wanted to run a marathon but aren't quite sure where to begin. Try this easy to follow 16 plan to get you ready for your big race!
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Employee
Employee Story: Lenise, Amanda and Dana, MSIG (Decostar)
Women Rule!
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Recipes
Moroccan Lentil Soup
Explore Moroccan spices with this spicy medley!
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Recipes
Southwestern Quinoa Salad with Avocado Dressing
This southwestern-style salad is packed with protein and features a creamy avocado dressing
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Nutrition
Turmeric
Try this super spice today and see how it can help you improve your health
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Recipes
Sesame-Roasted Kale
Not a fan of kale salads? Craving a crunchy flavourful snack? We think we’ve found a perfect solution!
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Recipes
Super Food Noodle Salad
Employee
Employee Story: Navindra Persaud, Co-Ex-Tec (Magna Closures)
Running for the Cause
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Fitness
Magna Stationary Bike Challenge
How many KM can Magna ride in 1 year? Let's Find out!
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Fitness
Creating an Exercise Playlist
Music can make your workout better by helping you last longer and enjoy it more.
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Recipes
Rosemary-Apple Bread
Looking for a savory treat this fall? This delicious rosemary-apple bread will satisfy your cravings!
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Health
Relief for Rheumatoid Arthritis
There may be help on the way!
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Recipes
Zesty Quinoa Bowl
Short on time? Try this quick and easy meal idea!
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Lifestyle
Magna's Guide to Mindfulness
Practicing mindfulness is beneficial to the mind, body and soul but how exactly do we do it?
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Fitness
Overcome Barriers to Physical Activity
Spring into action!
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Lifestyle
The 5210 Rule for Childhood Obesity
Take action! Childhood obesity rates have tripled in 30 years.
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Recipes
Pumpkin Spiced Latte
A healthy twist on the popular Pumpkin Spiced Latte
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Recipes
Asian Cabbage Mango Slaw
A light, fresh and mayonnaise-free slaw!
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Recipes
Give Thanks for Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes
The average Canadian consumes 2000 - 3000 calories during Thanksgiving. Cut calories, not taste, with these great Thanksgiving recipes!
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Workouts
Intermediate Exercise Program
Looking for a challenging exercise routine that will burn calories and tone your body? Look no further!
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Employee
CIBC Run for the Cure
Almost 200 Magna employees walked, ran, and raised funds for breast cancer research and services. Check out the picture from this event!
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Recipes
Go Berry Breakfast Bars
Great for taking on the go!
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Lifestyle
Exercising in Cooler Weather
Exercising during the fall season can make your everyday exercise routine more engaging
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Nutrition
Dirty Dozen 2014
The most pesticide-heavy fruits and veggies list has been released for 2014!
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Health
Meet Your Immune System
Keep healthy this cold and flu season
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Lifestyle
Meditation Strengthens the Brain
Recent research has revealed that regular practice of meditation has been associated with positive sensory, cognitive and emotional processing.
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Recipes
Turkey Chili
Packed with protein this chili will fill you up and keep you warm on those cold nights
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Recipes
Super Immune Boosting Chicken Soup
Lifestyle
In The News: The Truth About Antibacterial Soap
What type of soap should you be using to wash your hands?
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Recipes
Grilled Asian Salad
Try this simple salad that is packed with flavour!
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Lifestyle
Wrinkle Remedies
Although wrinkles are a normal part of aging there are a number of things you can do to reduce the appearance of them on your skin
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Lifestyle
Holiday Spending Survival Tips
You don’t have to spend tons of money to reap the benefits of the holiday season.
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Recipes
Roasted Vegetable Chickpea Salad
A healthy and delicious alternative to a green salad with extra protein
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Recipes
Shrimp Pad Thai
Recipes
Almond Butter Banana Protein Bars
Try this healthy and delicious recipe as a quick and easy post-workout snack
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Nutrition
Sugar Detox
Do you know how much sugar you eat on a daily basis? The average Canadian consumes 4x the recommended daily intake which can have detrimental effects on one's health. Find out what you can do to reduce your sugar consumption!
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Recipes
Vegetarian Quinoa Patties
Quinoa is well on its way to being dubbed supergrain of the millennium. This whole grain is high in fiber and contains a high-quality protein similar to that found in meat.
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Health
Toxins in the Home
From household cleaners to paint, these products should be limited in the home!
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Recipes
Butternut Squash Soup
Butternut squash is a great source of vitamin A, potassium, and fibre, making this recipe a great “heart healthy” soup option!
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Health
Heart Attacks: Men vs. Women
Most signs and symptoms of a heart attack are well-known, but there are often subtle differences experienced by females in comparison to males.
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Employee
Employee Story: Carol Hornsby, Norplas Industries
Carol's Journey to Better Health
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Employee
Employee Story: Wendy Story, Magna Composites Lenoir
Wendy's Triumph Over Cancer
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Recipes
Moroccan Chicken, Lentil & Barley Soup
Health
Forming Habits: It's All About Routine
What does it take to form a habit?
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Employee
Employee Story: Gurpreet Purba, Magna Powertrain
Moustached Men, We Salute You!
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Nutrition
Hydration Education
The heat of the summer has arrived in full swing and it is now more important than ever to drink lots of liquids and stay hydrated to keep our body healthy and functional!
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Recipes
Refreshing Mint & Cucumber Mojito Mocktail
Mocktails are “Mock” cocktails, meaning they are delicious cocktail beverages, without the alcohol! Mocktails allow you to enjoy a social drink while sticking with your healthy lifestyle.
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Employee
Employee Story: Christine Scales, Cam-Slide
One-on-One with Christine Scales
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Employee
Employee Story: Dan Halloran, Rollstamp Manufacturing
Meet Dan Halloran
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Employee
Employee Story: Marco Gubiani, Rollstamp Manufacturing
Marco's Addiction to Fitness
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Employee
Employee Story: Mark Lyons, Integram Windsor Seating
Mark Lyons, From the Heart
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Recipes
DIY Post Workout Smoothie
Employee
Employee Story: Andrew Fry, Tycos Tool & Die
Introducing the Winner of the 2014 Tycos Tool & Die Wellness Challenge
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Employee
Employee Story: Movember at Rollstamp Manufacturing
Moustached Men - We Salute You! PART II
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Recipes
Mexican Scramble
A tasty twist on a breakfast staple
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Recipes
Simple Quinoa Recipe
This super-grain contains essential vitamins, minerals, fat, fiber, and protein.
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Employee
T.E.A.M. Systems, Toledo Color Run
The Color of FUN
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Recipes
Chicken and Quinoa Burgers
These are superheroes in burger form...just bursting with protein!
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Workouts
Couch Potato to 5km Running Program
Want to run your first 5km this summer? Try this 6 week running program that is sure to get you physically prepared for your first race!
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Nutrition
How Many Calories Are In Your Drink?
Most people forget about the calories they drink but this can be dangerous as the calories start to add up
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Employee
Employee Story: Ron Dahmann, Modatek Systems
Ron's DASH to Better Health
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Recipes
Homemade Turkey Stuffing with Very Low Sodium
Health
Repetitive Stress Injury
Performing the same action day after day can really take a toll on the body.
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Health
Safe Food Handling
The best way to prevent food poisoning!
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Employee
Drive Automotive Takes Silver LiveWell Award
Healthy Workplace Award goes to Drive for Wellness Initiatives
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Lifestyle
Winter Skin Care Tips
Just because the weather outside is dim and dry does not mean your skin has to be too! This article provides solutions to common causes of dry skin.
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Nutrition
Non-Dairy Calcium Sources
There are lots of plant foods to choose from!
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Fitness
Why Are My Muscles Sore After Exercise
Started a new exercise program? Changed up your old one? Feeling muscle soreness the next day in muscles you didn't even know you had?
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Nutrition
Health Benefits of Candy
Yes you read that right, there are some ways sweets can improve our health.
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Recipes
Homemade Almond Milk
Check out this super easy and ultra healthy homemade almond milk recipe!
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Recipes
DIY Skin Scrub
The winter months can take a toll on your skin as the weather continues to get colder and humidity levels drop. This causes the water in the outermost layer of your skin and moisture to evaporate at a much faster pace, making it more difficult to keep your skin hydrated. It's important to be prepared to stay healthy and keep our skin hydrated. This weeks recipe … DIY Skin Scrub
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Recipes
Garlic Mashed Potatoes in the Slow Cooker
Recipes
Roasted Beet Hummus
Recipes
Grilled Salmon Fillets with Raspberry Salsa
Whether you’re up at the cottage or entertaining friends and family at home, this is a perfect summer BBQ recipe!
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Employee
Employee Story: Smoothies 101 by Linda Labute
Learn how to make a delicious and nutrient packed smoothie at home!
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Employee
Employee Story: Irena Stoyanova, Magna Powertrain
Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain
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Chocolate Fondue
Recipes
Kale and Quinoa Salad
Employee
The Root-Tootin Smoothie
This root packed smoothie is courtesy of Linda Labute from Windsor Modules
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Employee
Employee Story: Blair Nelson
Blair's Journey to Better Health
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Health
The Gut – “Our Second Brain”
The connection between our brain and gut.
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Employee
Employee Story: Brenda King, Montezuma Manufacturing
Scaling Back Leads to 100 Lb Loss
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Recipes
Cajun Spice Dry Rub Recipe
Employee
T.E.A.M. Systems: Culinary Classes
What's Cooking, Toledo?
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Employee
Employee Story: Ilya Kulabukhov, Magna Russia
Ilya's Metamorphosis
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Health
Food Intolerance Vs. Food Allergy
Recipes
Sensational Seasonal Salad
Utilizing Fresh Ontario Produce
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Lifestyle
Halloween Safety Tips
Ghosts and goblins are not the only things to be concerned with on Halloween
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Fitness
What to Eat Before and After a Workout
Which foods are best for fitness activities and which should you avoid? We have the answers for you.
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Health
Gardening Tools & Tips!
Nutrition
Pumpkin Seeds
Save the seeds from this year's jack-o-lantern for a nutritious, and delicious snack choice.
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Health
The Cold Hard Facts
With the seasons changing from fall to winter, the likelihood of developing a cold increases. Combat the common cold with these natural tips.
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Recipes
Cauliflower Hot Bites
Health
Foot Pain? Could be Plantar Fasciitis
If you are experiencing repeated pain in your feet, you may have a condition called "plantar fasciitis"
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Fitness
Let's Move! Guidelines for Staying Active
Remember these guidelines for staying active and healthy this summer!
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Recipes
The Ikkuma Smoothie
Recipes
Aunt Carol's Healthy Homemade Sandwich Spread
Looking for a way to spice up that sandwich, but doctor telling you to lay off the mayo? Try this healthy sandwich spread as a substitute.
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Fitness
Get Fit Recipe: Summer Strength Training
Running is great and the outdoors are fantastic. But sometimes it is just too hot! Strength training is the perfect type of exercise to try indoors!
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Employee
Thierry's Running Group at Magna Steyr China
With lots of hard work and dedication Thierry has converted a group of non-runners to run a 10 km, Think you can't do it? Read this article...
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Lifestyle
How to Keep your Back Safe at Work
Did you know 80% of the general population will suffer from back pain sometime in their life? Read this article to learn how to keep your back safe while you are on the job.
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Recipes
Salmon Tacos with Pineapple Sauce
Employee
Employee Story: Michelle Sampson, Presstran Industries
Leading by Example
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Recipes
Coconut Cupcakes
Employee
Employee Story: Mary Haberer, Magna Corporate
Mary Masters the Fitness Challenge
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Learn to Run
Employee
Employee Story: Linda Labute, Windsor Modules
The Smoothie Mama of Windsor Modules
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Recipes
Healthy Eggnog
Love eggnog but don't love the calories? Try this healthy eggnog recipe for a festive treat!
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Employee
Employee Story: Paula Watkinson, Magna Corporate
My First Smoothie, A Survivor's Story
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Lifestyle
Combat Stress with Meditation
Good or bad, stress happens to everyone. Teach your body how to better cope with stress by practicing meditation
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Nutrition
Take Control of Food Cravings
Even with the best intentions to start eating healthy, the hardest part of sticking to a nutritious diet is controlling the cravings. Here are some simple tips to help you control those pesky cravings that seek to ruin all the great work you did the week before.
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Fitness
Diet vs. Exercise
We all know that diet and exercise are two key components to having a healthy lifestyle, but which of these two strategies works best for different health benefits?
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Recipes
Chickpea Salad with Lemon and Dill
Chickpeas are an excellent source of protein and fiber. Try them in this delicious salad
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Nutrition
Brain Food - Carbohydrates
“Low-carb/no-carb” diets were popular in recent years as a way to lose weight, however glucose (a sugar found in carbohydrates) is the most important nutrient for the brain and nervous system.
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Nutrition
Visual Exam for Nutritional Status
The foods you eat not only influence how you feel but also how you look. Certain physical signs can determine possible nutritional deficiencies.
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Fitness
Exercise for Arthritis
Physical activity increases strength and flexibility, reduces joint pain, and helps combat fatigue. When arthritis threatens to immobilize you, exercise keeps you moving.
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Fitness
Exercise for Osteoarthritis
Try Tai Chi!
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Workouts
The Magna Wellness Exercise Plan
Instructional, interactive and in-depth!
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Employee
The Magna Wellness Stretching Program
Factory specific program designed by kinesiologists and ergonomists!
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Nutrition
Foods that Help or Harm your Sleep
Learn which foods to eat, and which to steer clear of for a good night's sleep.
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Workouts
Winter Workouts
No exercise? Snow-way!
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Recipes
Crunchy Quinoa Salad
This delicious salad can be used as a side dish or as a main course by simply adding fish, chicken, tofu, chickpeas, or beans.
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Recipes
Cauliflower Rice
Substituting rice for cauliflower is a great way to eat more vegetables, add volume without calories, and bulk up dense dishes without adding carbs.
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Nutrition
Get the Facts on Fat
In a world of low-fat diet crazes, it may come as a shock to discover that it is not necessarily the amount of fat that matters, but rather the type of fat.
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Nutrition
Food Sensitivities
"One man's food is another man's poison" is a familiar and centuries old saying which simply states that different people can have very different reactions to exactly the same food.
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Workouts
Resistance Band Workout
Have a resistance band and 20 minutes? Try this easy to follow total body workout!
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Health
Varicose Veins
When veins become abnormally thick, full of twists and turns, or enlarged, they are called varicose veins.
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Deep Breathing for Relaxation
Deep breathing has a natural calming effect on the nervous system.
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Employee
T.E.A.M. Systems Fitness Challenge 2015
Crunching for Bragging Rights
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Nutrition
The Raw Food Diet - should you try it?
The raw food diet is based on the belief that the most healthful food for the body is food in its most natural state – uncooked and unprocessed. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this diet and should you give it a shot?
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Employee
Magna Wellness: Health and Wellness Leadership Award
Congratulations Magna Wellness!
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Fitness
Too Fit to Fracture
We lose so much muscle as we age that by the time we're 70, we only have about 50% to 55% of our muscle mass left. Decrease your risk of osteoporosis with exercise!
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Employee
Employee Story: Gerald Bennett, Plastcoat
Taking Control
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Employee
Employee Story: Kevin Magill, Techform, a Division of Magna Closures Inc
Heavy Lifting Required
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Lifestyle
Mosquito Maddness
Bzzzzz, swat! Ah, the familiar sounds of summer. What are those pesky insects and why do they bite? We break down the answers for you, including how you can protect yourself this season.
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Health
Underactive Thyroid?
If your mind and body feel sluggish most of the time, you may have an underactive thyroid. Test your thyroid function yourself with these helpful tips.
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Lifestyle
The Power of Self-Talk
How you speak to yourself impacts your workout, strength, confidence, happiness – even your ability to shed pounds. Chase down your goals with positive self-talk.
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Workouts
Core Conditioning Workout
Having a strong core not only gives you a toned midsection it also improves your posture and protects your back from injury. Challenge your core with this upbeat 20 minute core conditioning workout!
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Employee
Employee Story: Michelle Shrives, Techform Penetanguishene
Making Time to Run
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Nutrition
Elimination Diet Protocol
A food elimination diet is an easy and inexpensive method of determining which foods may be causing unfavourable reactions such as gas, bloating, indigestion, skin conditions, and more.
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Employee
Employee Story: Sarah Lalonde, Magna Closures
Magna's Iron Lady
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Lifestyle
The Do's and Don'ts of Napping
If you're sleep deprived or just looking for a way to relax, you might be thinking about taking a nap. Napping at the wrong time of day or for too long can backfire, though. Understand how to get the most out of a nap.
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Nutrition
Osteoporosis Diet Dangers
Getting enough calcium and vitamin D is essential for warding off osteoporosis. For even stronger bones, avoid these everyday osteoporosis diet dangers.
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Nutrition
Artificial Sweeteners: Can going "sugar-free" result in weight gain?
Research has shown that artificial sweeteners may increase the risk of health problems like heart disease and diabetes and may wind up encouraging weight gain rather than weight loss.
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Workouts
Desk Workout
If working long hours at the office is eating away at your exercise time, don't despair. Make the most of your time by exercising on the job.
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Fitness
Find Your Sole Mate
Proper-fitting shoes make all the difference whatever exercise you engage in. Choose the wrong athletic shoes and you could end up lying on the couch nursing shin splints or aching heels instead of enjoying a brisk walk or run. Follow these tips to find your sole mate.
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Employee
Employee Story: Delta Exterior Systems, Lansing MI
The DexSys Employee Garden
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