Monthly Archives: August 2012
Delray Beach, FL.– Highly-acclaimed physician and health advisor, Dr. Marla Shapiro appears as a special guest for the upcoming episode of the Canadian Better Living television series. The special edition program is scheduled to air nationally on Food Network, Saturday, October 8, 201, at 8:00am and CTV, Sunday, October 30, 2011, at 10:30am, as secured independent programming. Now in its third season, the half-hour program explores the most important issues and topics related to Canada’s health and well-being.
The upcoming episode includes a special report entitled, “Recipe Inspirations”, which explores perfectly pre-measured spices designed to add some inspiration to everyday meals, announced Patty Sayer, Executive Producer of the series.
A child’s life is full of milestones. For parents, perhaps some of the most exciting and intimidating milestones involve the transition from breast milk or formula to solid food and milk; and the question often asked is: how do parents facilitate this transition? Thankfully, there is Natrel Baboo, the first Canadian dairy product designed specifically for this transition. With benefits such as omega-3 fatty acids and calcium as well as convenient packaging for parents with no preservatives, artificial flavours or colors, Natrel Baboo is ideal for starting your little bundle of joy on the journey to real milk and solid food.
Marla Shapiro received her medical degree from McGill University in Montreal.
She was recognized by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for her outstanding contributions to the field with an honorary Fellowship in Family Medicine. She has also received certification from NAMS, the North American Menopause Society, recognizing her as a menopause expert. She is a Certificant of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and a Specialist in Community Medicine as recognized by her Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto.
In 2000, she became the Health and Medical Contributor for CTV’s Canada AM. In addition to her weekly appearances on Canada AM, she is seen every weekend on Newsnet and as the medical consultant on CTV’s National News with Lloyd Robertson. In 2003 Dr. Shapiro started hosting Balance television for living well, a 30 minute health and lifestyle shown seen daily on CTV in Canada as well as internationally.
Dr. Shapiro is also the nationally syndicated health columnist for the Globe and Mail Newspaper.
Doctor Shapiro is in private practice in Toronto. She sits on several organizations, is a member of many boards including the Regional Osteoporosis Board, consults for the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care in the area of osteoporosis, lectures regularly and has broad experience in Women’s Health Care.