This past February, during a panel discussion at the International Association of Drilling Contractors Health, Safety, Environment and Training Conference Exhibition in Houston, Texas, the topic of worker safety on offshore rigs was addressed. Lead researcher for Definitions Health and Wellness, Dr. Farrell Cahill, sat on the panel as a recognized leader in the field of obesity, diabetes and exercise physiology in Canada.
Definitions is excited to announce the award of the Physical Employment Standards Testing for ExxonMobil operations in Newfoundland. This contract consists of the testing of physical fitness of offshore workers in various self rescue and fire team simulations. The testing protocol was develop by Dr. Farrell Cahill from Definitions as well as our colleagues at Memorial […]
#TastyTuesday Warm up on a cold winter’s day with homemade White Chicken Chili! Great for nursing a cold or flu, too! Double up the recipe and store in individual glass containers in the freezer so you’re prepared when sickness strikes, or when you’re too busy to cook. Makes a great lunch at the office as well.
Creamy White Chicken Chili
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 medium onion, chopped 1 ½ teaspoons garlic powder 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 cans (15.5 ounces each) great northern beans, rinsed and drained 1 can (14.5 ounces) low-sodium chicken broth 2 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chilies 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream (or swap for 2% plain Greek yogurt) 1/2 cup milk
In a saucepan, sauté chicken, onion and garlic powder in oil until chicken is no longer pink. Add beans, broth, chilies and seasonings; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in sour cream and milk. Makes about 7 servings.
I got this wonderful creamy white chicken chili recipe from my sister-in-law, who made a big batch and served a crowd one night. It was a hit. It's easy and quick, which is helpful since I'm a college student. In all my years of 4-H cooking, I've never had another dish get so many compliments. &mdas...
Featured Speaker: Mike Wahl, Managing Director of Definitions Health and Wellness
Through his passion for health and wellness, Mike has won several Entrepreneur of the Year awards on provincial, national, and global scales, and represented Canada at the G20 conference! Oh, and he holds a PhD from MUN's Faculty of Medicine, nbd...Click here to learn more about Dr. Wahl's story!
Faculty of Business at Memorial University of Newfoundland
Memorial University of Newfoundland
This week’s Tasty Tuesday Recipe is a delicious berry and beet smoothie to kick off your Valentine’s Day! Perfect for kids and adults alike, this pink drink will add sweetness to your day without compromising on nutrition. Roast the beet in advance, or purchase pre-roasted from the grocery store (you can usually find these in the salad or freezer aisles).
Berry Beet Valentine’s Day Smoothie
1 medium roasted beet, peeled 2 cups frozen berries (blend of blueberries, raspberries, strawberries) 1 cup plain Greek yogurt ½-1 cup skim milk (or milk substitute) 1 tablespoon honey (optional)
Combine all ingredients except for the honey in a high-speed blender. Blend on high until smooth. Taste for sweetness and add honey to taste, blending briefly to incorporate. Serve immediately.
For this weeks Team Member Monday we would like to introduce you to the newest member of the Definitions family, our Physiotherapist John Scaplen!
John is a native Newfoundlander who completed his Masters of Science in Physiotherapy at Dalhousie University in 2012. He has completed many post graduate courses including being certified in Spinal Manipulation and is a Certified Manual Therapist. However, John is most highly trained in and passionate about The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), having recently completed a 2-month advanced residency in Austin, Texas. John holds a Diploma in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy and is currently the only clinician in Atlantic Canada to hold this advanced designation. John has also been an assistant instructor for many MDT courses sharing his skills and passion for this method of treating spine and extremity conditions with other Physiotherapists and Chiropractors in both Canada and the United States. His focus is on sustainable recovery and prevention of re-injury, helping clients to not only get pain free, but to stay pain free.
To get more information or to book an assessment with John you can visit our website www.definitionsonline.com, message us on Facebook, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 709-576-3339 ... See MoreSee Less
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