Fitness trackers

With the landscape of technology evolving every day, it’s no surprise how much it’s been incorporated into every aspect of our lives. Got health goals?  With fitness trackers, you can store, track and analyze data related to your activity patterns. The benefit of seeing data and activity trends can be highly motivating—and can help you attach some rewards to those NSVs... Read More

Carebook named one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers

Putting people first is in Carebook's DNA, an approach that continues to drive its employee initiatives during these difficult times. MONTREAL, June 5, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Carebook has once again set itself apart by being named one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc, mere months after being recognized as one of Montreal's Top Employers earlier this year. "It's incredibly... Read More

Stay connected at home

We're navigating a changing reality of physical distancing and adapting to new routines. It can be challenging and overwhelming! But we're humans. And even when we physically distance, we need to stay connected. Even though you may be physically surrounded by your immediate family, you may not feel connected. But it's important you connect, find ways to feel good about... Read More

Stay connected to others—Connection is good for our health

As you adjust to the physically-distanced situation, it's important to recognize the power and benefits of your connections—connections with people you might live with, and also connections outside your house. Connection is good for your health Stress, anxiety, and depression are health risks associated with social isolation, but staying connected—within the boundaries allowed right now—can help us stay healthy (1).... Read More

Coming Soon to Quebec, Canada: My Vitals | COVID-19 app

COMING SOON to Quebec: The My Vitals | COVID-19 app by Carebook is designed in collaboration with the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal. Launching early May, 2020. "Medical staff and patients at the Jewish General Hospital will be using a potentially powerful new tool in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the coming days — a smartphone app that will allow users... Read More

Eat a rainbow of fruits & veggies

The science behind the advice to eat all the colors of fruits and vegetables. Fact: Half of every plate should be filled with fruit and vegetables! Fact: Along with other healthy lifestyle choices, eating a variety of healthy foods (including fruit and veggies) can help prevent chronic diseases like heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Fact: It’s important to eat... Read More

Drink less alcohol

Research says that abstaining from or limiting alcohol consumption is important to help you stay healthy. While some studies show that moderate drinking might have a protective effect on the heart/circulatory systems and may help protect against type 2 diabetes and gallstones, most health risks linked to drinking alcohol (including the risk of many cancers) go up with any amount... Read More

Organization and health

Be organized—Prepare, manage time, and feel in control. Do you feel like you’re in control of your day-to-day life? If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed and stressed by the multitude of things you’ve got to get done, you may want to consider creating habits and routines (for you and your family) that make things easier and bring you a greater sense... Read More

Increase your good cholesterol

Cholesterol is a fat found in your blood. Your body needs it to build cell membranes, make certain hormones, and more. Cholesterol is transported in the blood by LDL and HDL. HDL transports cholesterol to the liver where it can be excreted. That’s why it’s commonly called the “good” cholesterol. By comparison, LDL (the “bad” cholesterol) contributes to the buildup... Read More

8 Areas of Family Health!

A new approach to a happier, healthier, higher-functioning family   YOU’RE MORE THAN A NUMBER We believe your health (and happiness!) is more than the number on your scale. It’s more than the number of likes you have on Facebook. It’s more than the square footage of space you own or your bank balance. Carebook believes your family's health and... Read More