Health

Quick fix: Stop migraines in their tracks with this drink

Feeling the beginnings of a migraine? Before it has the chance to fully develop, try making a salty drink – we can’t promise it will taste good but it sure…

 
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Does lemon water actually help you lose weight?

Lemon water is touted as a foolproof way to lose weight by flushing toxins from the body, reducing appetite, and prevent the digestive system from absorbing dietary fat. Yet, those…

 
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Supporting joint health

The benefits of choosing NEM Brand Eggshell Membrane Although arthritis is commonly associated with aging, a surprising number of Canadians report having this condition as early as 45 years of…

 
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Is your salmon artificially coloured?

When fish farmers feed their salmon, they add a chemical that changes the colour of their flesh to a reddish hue. Question is, what is the real colour of salmon…

 
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6 date ideas for active couples

If you and your partner both love getting active, then these are the perfect date ideas for you! Don’t worry about ruining your makeup, body odour, or looking like a…

 
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STI testing in men is lacking, according to survey

Women have come a long way in terms of sexual freedom and education. Compared to past generations, millennial women have greater access to information and healthcare so they can take…

 
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Which burns more calories: your indoor or outdoor run?

While running in itself is an excellent health booster—it helps to lower stress, reduce the risk of heart disease, and strengthen joints—many turn to it for its calorie-burning abilities. And,…

 
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Are we teaching teens to have unhealthy sex?

While the modern sex education curriculum focuses on the biology of sex—and the risks associated it—teens aren’t being taught how to have truly healthy intercourse. Part of this is understanding…

 
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Is the Mediterranean diet all it’s cracked up to be?

Heavily touted for its ability to slow cognitive decline and boost cardiovascular health, the Mediterranean diet—chock full of fruits, veggies, fish, whole grains, and olive oil—may not be for everyone….

 
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The busy woman’s workout: see results with minimal time

As women, many of us find it difficult to squeeze in a good workout—especially between work, a busy home life, a love life, and having some down time. However, fitness…

 
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10 Healthy Habits Every Child Should Learn By Age 10

You would be surprised at what a child can learn before turning 10! These are ten healthy habits that every child should practice to positively impact the rest of their…

 
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Should your children avoid fruit juice altogether?

Don’t let your kids get juiced up: according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, all children should focus on eating whole fruits, rather than drinking sugary juices. The pediatricians’ group…

 
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Art therapy: boost your mood with arts-based activities

Join a choir, take a dance class, or whip out the old paint brush: a new study shows that these arts-based activities can help to improve mood.   While many…

 
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Is dulled taste causing you to gain weight?

Your recent weight gain could be at the hands of a wholly unexpected culprit: your taste buds.   According to a Cornell University study, those with an impaired sense of…

 
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You’re never too old: sex in old age boosts cognitive health

A new study gives even more reason to keep having sex: according to the universities of Coventry and Oxford, more frequent sexual activity is linked to improved brain function in…

 
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Get a perkier chest—no matter your age—with this simple workout

After a certain age, it is common for your breasts to look less perky than they did previously. Fear not! While breast sagging is a part of life, there are…

 
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Summertime sadness: the harsh reality of Seasonal Affective Disorder

While Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is often discussed during the winter months, this mental illness falls under the radar over the summer. However, many men and women are still affected…

 
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Trying to lose weight? Give vegetarianism a go

Eating your leafy greens—and consuming little to no animal products—may be better for weight loss than you’d think. According to a new study, dieters who go vegetarian lose weight more…

 
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Could alcohol consumption give you sarcopenia?

You may want to rethink that G&T—a new study suggests that alcohol consumption may lead to sarcopenia.   Characterized by loss of muscle mass and strength, sarcopenia may affect balance,…

 
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Rise and shine! Your morning workout has more benefits than one

Other than helping to keep your fitness goals on track, working out in the morning comes with a plethora of health benefits. Try an outdoor workout to jump start your…

 
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Should you consider tattoo removal?

Got embarrassing tattoos that seemed like a great idea at the time?   You’re not alone. According to a poll taken in 2011 by Harris Interactive, 1 in 8 American…

 
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Could vitamin D supplements boost your fertility?

So you’re trying to get pregnant—and you’re having difficulty. Could a vitamin D deficiency be to blame?   A new study out of the European Society of Endocrinology suggests that…

 
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Can you take the heat? Exercise safely this summer with these tips

While we’ve been waiting all year for the outdoor activities of summer, the heat can inevitably make exercise unbearable—and unsafe. Keep yourself comfortable—and protected—with these heat-beating tips:   Stay hydrated…

 
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Your morning brew is more important than you’d think

  That 6 AM cup of joe may be doing wonders for your health—a new study out of Rotterdam reveals that drinking coffee and herbal tea may protect against liver…

 
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Weed out health issues with these surprising supplements

Weeds are more than just an annoying part of your garden—they could also be a great add-on to your medicine cabinet. Weeds have powerful medicinal properties, making them perfect for…

 
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