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The connection between beauty and collagen By Melissa Smith, CNP Collagen is everywhere in the beauty industry these days. You might find collagen as an ingredient in your favourite face…

 
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Peas & Thank You

Step up your supplement game with pea protein By Melissa Smith, CNP Have you heard? Protein powder is no longer reserved for body builders and avid gym-goers. It has become…

 
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How do calorie labels on menus affect our eating patterns?

As of January 1 of this year, new Ontario regulations require restaurants with 20 or more locations to post calorie information for food and drink items on their menu boards,…

 
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Canadian researchers join international fight against Zika 

The spread of the Zika virus, which can cause devastating birth defects, has become a pressing public health issue in many countries. To this day, there is no vaccine to…

 
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Can probiotics prevent colic?

According to a new study, supplementing with probiotics during pregnancy and while breastfeeding may reduce colic in newborns. The research, conducted by the University of Bari, looked at 66 pregnant…

 
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A PERFECT PRACTICE

Change your life—and reinvigorate your mind—through Pilates BY CARA HAZELTON Photography by Chris Griffiths Nearly 100 years ago, Joseph H. Pilates developed the Pilates method of body conditioning, which has…

 
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Could immunotherapy cure brain cancer?

A promising combination of immunotherapies delivers a one-two punch to brain cancer tumours with high cure rates in mice, scientific evidence published in Nature Communications says. Researchers at the Children’s…

 
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Nestlé baby biscuits found to contain excess acrylamide

A French study found that Nestlé’s P’tit Biscuits contain levels of acrylamide—a chemical contaminant known to increase the risk of cancer—that are over the European benchmark levels. The survey, carried…

 
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Are you drinking too much milk?

Apparently, you really shouldn’t cry over spilled milk. According to new research out of Sweden, drinking excess milk may shorten life span in women. The team, which operated out of…

 
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Friends with Benefits

Forget social media—you have billions of buddies already, and they’re helping to keep you healthy! BY Dr. Nigel Plummer, PhD and Medical Advisor to Genestra Brands In a world that…

 
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Natural, clinically-proven treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis

BY CORRINA MOSCA REVIEWED BY SUHANI SHAH, BASC, ND Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a form of autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the joints. According to…

 
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Get your psoriasis in check with Vitamin D!

BY CAYLA RAMEY REVIEWED BY SUHANI SHAH, BASC, ND Psoriasis is defined by inflammation that results in red, scaly patches of skin. According to the Mayo Clinic, people at a…

 
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Tantalizing Turkey Chili

What says winter comfort more than warm, savoury chili? This recipe, chock-full of ground turkey, rapini, and broccoli florets, is your next healthy go-to option. PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES •…

 
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The Fifth Wall

COMPLETE YOUR DESIGN DREAMS—AND STAY ON-BUDGET—WITH THESE PRECISELY PICKED FLOORING OPTIONS. BY MELISSA DAVIS One of the single largest design elements and expenses in your home is the flooring. Because…

 
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Statistics Canada to examine the health of Toronto West residents

 Approximately 500 households will be randomly selected to participate in the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS), a national survey conducted by Statistics Canada. In Toronto West, the survey will begin…

 
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Boost immunity with this delicious tea!

Fight potential colds and flus with this tea packed with the best immune-boosting ingredients. 2 cups. water ½-inch piece ginger, peeled 1 1/8-inch slice of your favourite citrus fruit 1…

 
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PMS tips for every age and stage

We often hear that women “suffer” from PMS, but we don’t think so. Also, PMS symptoms change throughout the years—just as our bodies do. It might not always be pleasant,…

 
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Is your diet affecting your migraines?

There are a number of triggers which can cause migraines—and did you know it could be your diet? A recent scholarly review found that caffeine can be a very prominent…

 
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Small amounts of weekly exercise lowers your risk of cervical cancer

We’ve all thought it: there is never time to exercise. However, as little as 30 minutes of exercise weekly could lower your risk of cervical cancer. Could you find 30…

 
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A TRIP TO CIN CITY

CINCINNATI URGES VISITORS TO EXPLORE THE UNEXPECTED BY BONNIE SIEGLER Bengals, Reds, Cyclones, Bearcats, Black-n-Bluegrass—and those are just Cincinnati’s popular and winning sports teams—football, baseball, hockey, basketball and roller derby,…

 
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Get the Look – Winter 2017

WINTER BEAUTY ESSENTIALS LOOK FABULOUS AMIDST THE WINTER FROST WITH THESE CELEBRITY SECRETS. BY BONNIE SIEGLER AND CORRINA MOSCA             LAURA DERN Makeup pro Natalia…

 
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The Joint Connection

HOW CHANGES IN LIFESTYLE, DIET AND TREATMENT CAN HELP TO IMPROVE YOUR JOINT HEALTH—AND YOUR OVERALL QUALITY OF LIFE BY DR. MARIA SHAPOVAL, ND According to The Arthritis Society, 10…

 
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PRO TRAVELLER

WHY PROBIOTICS ARE ESSENTIAL TO GLOBE TROTTERS BY CAYLA RAMEY We have all been warned about how easy it can be to contract various diseases when travelling abroad. Travelling overseas…

 
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Carbs 101

When it comes to managing carbs, what’s true and what’s false?   BY David Foreman ND, Herbal Pharmacist   Right now, low-carb diets are all the rage. However, many people…

 
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