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Sandy H. Patient Expert

Toronto, Canada
I am a happily married mother of two young boys, 4 and 2 years old. I am an MBA graduate with over 10 years professional marketing experience. I left the corporate world in 2007 to start my own company, Women's Health Supply International. It is my goal and passion to help other women and their... Full Bio
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New Year's Eve with the family! by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Well, it is New Year's Eve... The family was debating what to do this New Year's so we decided on a trip down to the Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls. There we ... Read on »
Why is Women's Health, Fitness and Wellness my vocation? by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Hi again, I left off my last post with a comment about how women's health, fitness and wellness is now my vocation. I thought I'd explain some of the reasons why. ... Read on »
My Secret to Losing Weight and Keeping it off by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I thought I'd talk about how I lost 65 pounds after the birth of my second child 2 years ago. Well, it sounds like a lot of weight, but the first 30 pounds came ... Read on »
The Health and Fitness Habit Revisited by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Well, I did it! I did a 30 minute strength-training workout yesterday after 9pm as promised. Today, I went for a 45 minute walk and it seems as though I am on my way to r ... Read on »
The Health and Fitness "Habit" by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Well, as you may have guessed... I didn't work out yesterday. Why not I asked myself? After 2 years of regular fitness workouts and great nutrition with only a few months ... Read on »
Today is a New Day by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Well, I had those workout clothes on yesterday, but I didn't work out... Why? Does it really matter? We all have excuses as to why we don't do things, not enough ... Read on »
Healthy. Fit. Living Fully. by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine "Healthy. Fit. Living Fully." is our company's tagline because these are my own personal health, fitness and wellness goals. However, these are also goals shared by many ... Read on »
Happy New Year's 2008! by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Well, just got back from Niagara Falls... We had a good time, but the buffet at the casino was not so great - a bit of a disappointment in fact, but the desserts ... Read on »
CLA and the Fight Against Fat and Cancer by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Hi All, I thought I'd share a little information about a promising "good fat" called CLA or "conjugated linoleic acid". Recent university studies point to some p ... Read on »
5 Great and Simple Ways to Help You Burn Fat by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Here are 5 great yet simple ways to help you burn fat: Do not eat poor quality carbohydrates before bed. Poor quality carbohydrates are those that contain ... Read on »
The Top 10 Essentials for Your Home Gym by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Here are my recommendations for "the Top 10 Essentials for Your Home Gym." I have all of these items myself. Since I am a busy working mother like many of you, I find tha ... Read on »
Swimming for Your Family's Health and Fitness by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This morning we took the boys to their swimming lessons. It dawned on me that discussing swimming as an ideal family and solo exercise would make a great post for today. ... Read on »
A Controversial Health Article Released Today by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I was shocked today to read the following headline: "Obesity now a 'lifestyle' choice for Americans , expert says". The expert in question is economist Eric A. F ... Read on »
My Top 10 "Women's Health and Fitness" Magazines by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I had mentioned previously that in the past 2 years, I have read over 200 health and fitness magazines for Women (cover to cover). I wanted to highlight my choice for "Th ... Read on »
Health and Wellness: The New Detox Diet by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Tonight I wanted to give a huge nod to the book "The New Detox Diet: The Complete Guide for Lifelong Vitality with Recipes, Menus & Detox Plans" by Elson M. Haas, M.D. ... Read on »
My Top 10 Health, Fitness and Wellness Tips by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine So as an ordinary woman, how do I maintain a healthy weight and a lean physique? I thought I'd share my "Top 10 Health, Fitness and Wellness Tips." Some of these you've h ... Read on »
A Workout to Build a Sculpted Back by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Working out your back helps to improve your posture and gives you a nicely sculpted look, particularly when you are wearing a bathing suit or a dress with an open back. A ... Read on »
The Benefits of Yoga by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Too often, people begin to have back problems as they age. One probable reason is a weakness in your core area (your abdominals and lower back). One great exercise that h ... Read on »
Hopeful Diabetes Article Released Today by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Yahoo! Health released an interesting article today. Now, of course, I am a strong advocate of "prevention" through leading a healthy lifestyle (consisting of proper diet ... Read on »
A Strength-Training Chest Workout for Women by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Try this great workout to both isolate and sculpt your pectoral muscles, which will help give your upper body a more youthful shape. INCLINE DUMBBELL PRESS: Lie ... Read on »