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  • 6 Foods to Help Prevent Alzheimer's>>

    Alzheimer's disease often begins with what appears to be simple forgetfulness, but it wreaks much more havoc over time, destroying speech, comprehension, and coordination and causing restlessness and dramatic mood swings. One in three people over the age of 80 will be its victim, and most of us sit back and hope we won't be one of them. The right diet may delay the onset of the disease or lower your risk by as much as 40%. So, isn't a diet change worth it?>>

  • 5 Foods to Control Migraines>>

    While experts don’t know exactly what causes migraines, they do know that almost anything can cause one – including weather changes, strong odours, stress, loss of sleep, certain foods and drinks, and fluctuations in estrogen levels (why no doubt three times more women than men get them). Avoiding the foods that often trigger migraines while making a point of eating those that help prevent them may reduce the number — and intensity — of headaches you get.>>

  • 4 Natural Antidepressants>>

    Depression can be serious and often requires professional help or sometimes medication. However, increasing your intake of certain key nutrients may help prevent depression, ease symptoms, or improve the effectiveness of antidepressant medications.>>

  • 5 Ways to Eat Like a Dentist>>

    We talked to Dr. Euan Swan, manager of dental programs at the Canadian Dental Association in Ottawa, about eating strategies that dentists use to keep their teeth in tip-top shape.>>

  • The Power of Broccoli>>

    Find out how you can benefit your health with this leafy green veggie. Plus, get a few tips on how to serve it up.>>

  • 3 Recipes from Eva Longoria>>

    Treat your guests or your family to a delicious meal with a Mexican twist with Hollywood star, Eva Longoria's very own recipes.>>

  • 6 Ways to Prevent Obesity>>

    You may think the answer is simple: Eat less. But the usual means of weight loss people try — starving themselves or going on fad diets — simply do not work. Losing weight doesn't mean going hungry; it means eating well. Read on to find out how to do it.>>

  • The Cancer Journals: The Energy Crisis>>

    This week, Sheelagh opens up about facing the fatigue of treatment. Read on to follow along with her on her road to healing.>>

  • 5 Ways to Laugh More>>

    One supreme pleasure in life is laughter. No matter your age, wealth, or lifestyle, things are good and life is healthier when laughter is frequent. Here are a few ways to get more healthy laughter into your life.>>

  • 7 Ways to Make Errands Less Stressful>>

    Like death and taxes, there’s no escaping having to run errands. Since they can eat up time better spent relaxing or exercising, here are a few ways to make the process quicker, less stressful and more enjoyable.>>

  • The Diabetes and Gum Disease Connection>>

    Are you a diabetic or are you at risk for diabetes? Find out why you should pay special attention to the health of your gums.>>

  • The Cancer Journals: Make My Chemo Light>>

    This week, Sheelagh's journey continues as she begins her chemotherapy treatments. Read on to learn more about her courageous battle.>>

  • 10 Ways to Boost Your Energy After Lunch>>

    While the midday fatigue is common, it’s not inevitable, especially not if you follow these tips.>>