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Cleveland Clinic ranked #2 Hospital In The U.S.

US News & World Report
August 2, 2016

Cleveland Clinic ranked #2 in the nation by US News & World Report for America's Best Hospitals 2016-17.


Former Raptors doctor talks working for Cleveland's biggest employer

Business News Network
May 20, 2016

Director of Sports Health, Dr. Tim Rindlisbacher, talks to Business News network about the Canadian location of Cleveland Clinic and, of course, the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Toronto Raptors games.


Your New Year’s resolutions have failed — now try these simple steps

The Toronto Star
Feb 2, 2016

Our Registered Dietitian Jen Sygo shares some real (and realistic) changes you can make today that will help you to be healthier for the coming year.


How to fix low testosterone levels naturally

The Globe and Mail
Dec 6, 2015

Clinical Exercise Physiologist Gilles Beaudin shares some natural fixes for low testosterone levels.

2015

News Stories
Skipping breakfast: Why missing a morning meal is a bad idea

CTV Canada AM
Nov 18, 2015

Mary Bamford, Registered Dietitian at Cleveland Clinic Canada, tells viewers what happens to your body when you skip a meal.

What's the long term prognosis for McDavid?

TSN
Nov 4, 2015

Cleveland Clinic Canada’s Director of Sports Health, Dr. Tim Rindlisbacher, explains what a broken clavicle could mean for NHL hockey star Connor McDavid.

Should you go Paleo? All signs point to maybe

The Toronto Star
Nov 2, 2015

Registered Dietitian Jen Sygo takes a closer look at the much-hyped diet.

What your handshake says about your health

The Globe and Mail
March 4, 2015

Exercise Physiologist Gilles Beaudin reveals what your grip strength can tell you about your overall health.

‘Why don’t you just eat?’ Eating disorder patients are caught between stigma and government indifference

The National Post
February 5, 2015

Registered Dietitian Jennifer Sygo discusses the health risks associated with eating disorders.

Smelling salts aren’t the boost hockey players seek

Citynews
January 6, 2015

Professional and amateur hockey players can be seen whiffing smelling salts on the bench but Cleveland Clinic Canada’s Director of Sports Health, Dr. Tim Rindlisbacher, says they don’t give players the edge they’re looking for on the ice.

2014

December
Top 15 tips for a healthier, happier 2015

The Globe and Mail
December 31, 2014

Exercise Physiologist Gilles Beaudin explains why you should make fitness your focus in the new year.

November
Foods for a healthy immune system

Registered Dietitian Jen Sygo on what foods to eat to keep your immune system in fighting form to help ward off the flu.

How you’ve already said yes to candy for breakfast

Many parents aren't aware that sweet cereals can be similar to Halloween treats. Registered Dietitian Mary Bamford takes a closer look at the nutrition labels of popular breakfast cereals and presents some healthier alternatives.

October
Six ways to improve your aerobic fitness

Your aerobic performance is about more than just your heart. Clinical Exercise Physiologist Gilles Beaudin shares his tips for achieving optimal overall fitness. 

Inside the overeating brain, and some mind games to trick yourself into a better diet

Registered Dietitian Jen Sygo offers a few helpful tricks to stay on track. 

August
Get fit, it will help your unborn kids

Improving your level of fitness now can impact the health of your future children, says Exercise Physiologist Gilles Beaudin.

July
Canada’s proposed new nutrition labels arm us against added sugars, but will they go far enough on the sweet stuff?

Registered Dietitian Jen Sygo explores what the new labels could mean for Canadians.

Which superfoods are worth the money and which should you skip?

Registered Dietitian Jen Sygo answers questions from viewers on the morning show.

May
Jennifer Sygo: Is Garcinia cambogia really weight loss in a bottle? Cutting through the Dr. Oz noise on a South Asian supplement

Registered Dietitian Jen Sygo discusses the newest weight loss supplement Garcinia combogia.

Best foods for fighting spring allergy symptoms

You don’t have to look any further than your own fridge for allergy relief. Registered Dietitian Jaclyn Pritchard shares her tips.

Gluten intolerance may just be in your mind, according to new research

The latest findings suggest that if you aren't suffering from celiac disease, your intolerance is likely in your head. Registered Dietitian Mary Bamford weighs in on the research.

Are you getting the right kind of exercise to keep your blood sugar in check?

Clinical Exercise Physiologist Gilles Beaudin explains how strength training can improve your health.

February
Heart surgeons in Toronto perform bypass on Twitter

Dr. Gideon Cohen, cardiac surgeon on Cleveland Clinic Canada's cardiology team and at Toronto's Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, performs a coronary artery bypass graft is live on Twitter.

Eating like a caveman (or woman) makes good sense — why the Paleo diet must be taken seriously, even if more study is needed

Jen Sygo, Registered Dietitian, discusses a study examining the nutritional facts of the Paleo diet.

Our panel of obesity experts on The Biggest Loser’s extreme regimen: ‘Incredibly unhealthy’ and ‘ridiculous’

Jaclyn Pritchard, Registered Dietitian, comments on the weight loss and weight management approaches of the reality show “The Biggest Loser”.

Noise at pro sports games can cause long-term hearing loss

Dr. Tim Rindlisbacher, Director of Sports Health at Cleveland Clinic Canada explains how noise at pro sporting events can cause long-term hearing loss.

January
Nutrition fact or fallacy: Does drinking coffee dehydrate you?

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, discusses the urban legend that drinking coffee leads to dehydration.

Forget resolutions and set small diet goals this year to achieve big successes that really last

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, encourages us to make small changes to succeed with our bigger goals.

A diet plan for the planet? Let’s stop wasting food and plan meals better

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, provides tips to prevent wasting food for a healthier planet.

The top worst processed foods

Mary Bamford, Registered Dietitian, reveals which processed foods should be first to go from your kitchen, and some may surprise you.

2013

News Stories

December

Cheese and fat are good, gut bacteria matters (a lot) and other nutrition lessons of 2013

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, recalls some of the biggest nutrition stories of 2013.

Losing weight is not as simple as ‘calories in, calories out’, because we may all have different rates of shedding pounds

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, explains why everyone loses weight at a different rate depending on insulin resistance, cholesterol levels and several other factors.


November

Which nuts are good for you? The short answer is all of them, and here’s why

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, discusses which nuts are best and why they're good for your health.

Oh nuts! Research finds lower risk of cancer in nut-eaters

Mary Bamford, Registered Dietitian, comments on a new study that suggests eating nuts may help decrease risk of death from heart disease and certain cancers.

Eat hot oatmeal on cold mornings and other winter diet secrets mom was right about

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, suggests foods to help get through the winter in one, warm-and-healthy-feeling.

The A to Z of vitamin D, from why, to what form and how much you need as our sunshine source disappears

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, discusses basic guidelines for taking vitamin D supplements.


October

The best and worst Halloween treats

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, gives her nutritional advice on classic Halloween favourites.

Get to the roots of gut health by understanding good and bad bacteria and IBS triggers

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, discusses gut health and IBS triggers.

Watch out for 'protein-washing'

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, suggests using whole foods as your main source of protein.

Lessons from Grain Brain and thinking of Alzheimer’s as type 3 diabetes

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, explains the link between refined grains and dementia.


September

A gluten-free brownie is still just a brownie, albeit more expensive and with fewer nutrients

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, cautions against adopting a gluten-free non-medical lifestyle.

Sports Medicine Specialist Tim Rindlisbacher, M.D., named Head Team Physician for Toronto Argonauts Football Club

Director of Sports Health at Cleveland Clinic Canada to serve as Argos’ lead Doctor

Beating the clock: Fit after 50

Dr. Chi-Ming Chow, Cardiologist, is mentioned in an article about men keeping healthy and fit in their 50's.

Reality check: Is the ‘Freshman 15’ myth or reality?

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, comments on how to manage the "freshman 15".

Fruit for Thought

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, discusses the benefits and risks of eating fruit.


August

Sports Medicine Specialist Tim Rindlisbacher, M.D., named Head Team Physician for Toronto Argonauts Football Club

Director of Sports Health at Cleveland Clinic Canada to serve as Argos’ lead Doctor

Students can avoid the ‘Frosh 15’ (and build basic kitchen skills) with these 5 simple tips

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, provides tips on how to manage the "freshman 15".

Coconut water — lies, rumours & the bottom line for athletes looking for hydration alternatives

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, looks at drinking coconut water as the newest health trend.

Is cutting sugar out of your diet healthy?

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, comments on a Toronto man’s decision to avoid consuming sugar.

Don’t self-sabotage your diet with healthy toppings — make them the centre of your meals

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, comments on whether fat-shaming helps combat obesity.


July

Don’t self-sabotage your diet with healthy toppings — make them the centre of your meals

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, explains the danger of adding unnecessary toppings to your meals.

Protein-packed breakfasts: What to eat to keep you powered

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, tells us how to prepare a high protein breakfasts.

Superfood stand-ins for anyone feeling a bit kaled out

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, discusses superfoods.

Ramadan fasting: Canadian experts provide tips to stay healthy, hydrated

Nicole Springle, Registered Dietitian, discusses how to fast and break fast safely and healthily.

Obey your thirst, just not necessarily with a sports drink

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, when it may be beneficial to drink a sports drink.

How to kick the pop habit

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian discusses how to kick the habit of drinking pop.


June

We all need more protein, but be careful where and when you get it

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, discusses protein in a healthy diet.

Introducing omega-7s, the new fatty acid on the block

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, explains the nutritional benefits of omega-7 fatty acids.

Nutrition labels on booze on the way in U.S., but Canadian consumers still left in the dark

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, shares nutritional information of popular alcoholic beverages.


May

Cuckoo for real stuff: Benefits of cocoa for the heart are backed by history & research, just mind the milk chocolate

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, discusses the benefits of eating chocolate.

From agave nectar to coconut sugar, sift through the specs of so-called natural sweeteners before settling

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, looks at the nutritional benefits of natural sweeteners.

A fresh food spring fling with rhubarb and asparagus may have anti-cancer benefit

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian explains the anti-cancer benefits of rhubarb and asparagus.

Toronto Blue Jays' JP Arencibia helps teach kids about healthy eating

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, and Toronto Blue Jays catcher, JP Arencibia, visited a Grade 2 classroom with ACE, the mascot, to help kids learn about healthy eating.


April

The omnivore’s other dilemma: Eating meat and the link between the gut’s bacteria and heart disease

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, comments on a study that links gut bacteria with heart disease.

Trying to shed excess weight this spring? Ditch the candy, add some protein and consider going raw

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, shares tips to shedding extra pounds before summer.


March

Nutrition Bites: What’s healthier for losing weight, juice or smoothies?

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, discusses the health benefits of juices and smoothies.

When a calorie isn’t a calorie: Parsing the raw vs. cooked food debate and the curious case of almonds

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, addresses the raw versus cooked food debate.

Improve Your Performance - Get Tested

A Masters level racer benefits from professional Sports Health services at Cleveland Clinic Canada.

Butter vs. margarine: Saturated fats and the case for going natural

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, discusses the nutritional debate of butter versus margarine.


February

Managing diabetes with diet calls for protein-based, low-carb approach, but there’s no one-size-fits-all solution

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, discusses diabetes management through diet.

Cleveland Clinic CEO outlines health giant's intent to continue to grow

Cleveland Clinic CEO, Dr. Toby Cosgrove states the health system's growth and vision.

Sex, diet and what men need to eat to stay fleet between the sheets

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, shares the diet men need to have for a healthy sex life.

Fasting and fitness: Should I eat before I exercise? It depends on your workout goals

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, evaluates the question.


January

Nutrition Bites: Why eating quinoa isn’t evil, Bolivia’s crop is the best, and critics of the superfood need to simmer down

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, answers a question about the healthiness of quinoa.

Cool running: How winter training outside tests the body and sharpens the mind

Dr. Tim Rindlisbacher, Director of Sports Health, comments.

Health And Fitness Tips: 100 Reasons To Start Fresh in 2013

Some expert fitness, nutrition and mental health tips from Cleveland Clinic Canada.

Taking a mental health day: The case for staying home from work for your mind

Dr. Jacqueline Brunshaw, Ph.D., proposes the benefits of taking a mental health day.

Nutrition Bites: Red fife flour is delicious for baking, but is it better for my health?

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, addresses a question about whether or not a grain called red fife is more nutritious than other varieties of wheat.

Few aware of the harm caused by being overweight

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, comments on the misconceptions of obesity and health risks.

Trick or tip: The top nutrition trends of 2013

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, looks at trending nutrition topics of 2013.

How a hunger strike affects the body

Jennifer Sygo, Registered Dietitian, comments on what starvation does to the body.