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  • 4 Ways Green Tea Pays Off>>

    Green tea has been consumed in China for thousands of years as a health-boosting drink. Although its health effects are not yet fully understood, drink green tea for these potential benefits:>>

  • 8 Tricks to Calm Workplace Chaos>>

    The workplace can get a little too busy and chaotic sometimes. No matter what your job, it’s important to find ways to deal with stress of the busy workday. Read on to find out how you can make your busy work life that much simpler.>>

  • 10 Secrets for Healthy Hair>>

    Hair is the first thing people see when you walk into the room and it can say a lot about you. Needless to say greasy, dirty, messy and unrefined hair doesn’t speak very highly of you. Keep your personal hygiene up-to-speed and give your hair the fresh, clean and healthy look it deserves without becoming a hair product junkie.>>

  • 5 Health Myths Revealed>>

    It's easy to be overwhelmed by the parade of information about new threats to our well-being. But these disturbing reports — many delivered in the form of e-mails — are often complete nonsense. The next time you hear or read about an imminent health catastrophe, don't accept it as the final word.>>

  • 10 Ways For Women to Stay Fit and Healthy>>

    You are strong. You are brave. You are wise. You are beautiful. You've put the needs of others ahead of your own, so take some time for yourself.>>

  • 7 Ways to Make Walking More Enjoyable>>

    Walking is a great form of exercise and the best part is that it’s completely free. Forget pricey gym memberships. Learn how you can make the most out of this easy exercise without spending a dime.>>

  • 6 Green Resolutions That Lead to Happiness>>

    Every year we plan to make changes to our lives for the better. But what about doing something to help out Mother Earth? Here are six resolutions that'll make you and our planet that much more healthy.>>

  • Avoid Dollar-Store Health Pitfalls>>

    Carlos Oliveira of Peterborough has found some great bargains at the dollar store: tissue paper, gift bags, tape. But he was concerned when his son received knock-off Play-Doh that had no manufacturer's information on the packaging. He's right to be cautious. Lorne Lipkus, a Toronto lawyer and anticounterfeiting expert, says some dollar stores can be filled with counterfeit products that pose a health and safety risk. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself.>>

  • 8 Ways to Stabilize Your Blood Sugar>>

    Whether you already have diabetes, are overweight or want to prevent future problems, here are 8 ways to make sure your blood sugar and insulin levels are as healthy as can be.>>

  • Winning the War on Cancer>>

    A growing understanding of Canada’s top cause of premature death has led to a new wave of screenings, treatments—and hope.>>

  • Sushi Simplified>>

    Do you feel overwhelmed by the menu at a Japanese restaurant? Check out this guide to sushi to learn what all those terms really mean. You'll finally be able to order what you want to eat based on the ingredients instead of the pretty colours in the picture.>>

  • The Secret to Healthy Fat>>

    While saturated and trans fats may be considered the enemy, that doesn’t mean cutting all fat out of your diet is the best way to lose weight or stay healthy. There are actually some fats your body needs. Read on to find out which fats you should start consuming a little more of.>>

  • 6 Secrets to Beating a Cold With Natural Products>>

    Susan Smith Jones, PhD, is no stranger to health secrets. The author of 27 books, including The Joy Factor: 10 Sacred Practices for Radiant Health, has been teaching students at UCLA how to be healthy and fit for 30 years.>>

  • British Columbians Join Landmark Health Study>>

    If you’re a B.C. resident between the ages of 40 to 69 years, the BC Cancer Agency wants you to be part of the largest health research project in Canadian history.>>

  • 8 Ways To Cut Down on Alcohol>>

    Consuming too much alcohol can be very bad for your health and have potentialle harmful effects on your personal life. To maintain a happy and healthy lifestyle, try following these tips to keep your alcohol consumption to a minimum.>>