Chronic diseases

Chronic diseases

 

Chronic diseases in Canada:

  • More than half of Canadians (52%) over the age of 20 live with a chronic disease.
  • According to the World Health organization (WHO), an unhealthy diet is one pf the primary risk factors for chronic disease.
  • Current practice guidelines for helping to prevent and treat diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and kidney disease specifically recommend the clinical expertise of a registered dietitian.

Diabetes

More than one in four Canadians live with diabetes and this will rise to one in three by 2020. 

With our help and support, we give you all the nutritional recommendations to keep your blood sugar in check and help you manage your diabetes better, without being too restrictive. 

High blood pressure

Two in five Canadians have high blood pressure or are considered to be pre-hypertensive. If your blood pressure is not well controlled, you may be at risk of suffering from a stroke, heart attack, kidney disease or eye problems. 

The foods you eat can play a powerful role in blood pressure management. We give you the tools needed to improve your health and lower your blood pressure.