Healthy Living

Ready to live your healthiest life? From the best vitamins and supplements to everyday habits that boost your mental health and wellness, these healthy living tips are a great place to start.

13 Essential Vitamins Your Body Needs to Stay Healthy

Find out exactly what each vitamin does—and how to achieve the recommended daily intake through a healthy diet.

50 Great Things to Do in Lockdown

Instead of focusing on the (very long) list of what you can't do, here are some productive ways to pass...


Medical Trivia Questions Only Geniuses Will Get Right

How well do you know your health lingo? These challenging medical trivia questions are the ultimate test of your health...


Answers to Men’s Most Embarrassing Health Questions “Down There”

Everything you always wanted to know about sexual health, but were afraid to ask.


Ready For a Digital Detox? Here’s How to Kick Social Media Addiction

Whether you’re suffering from social media fatigue, or you simply need some relief from the digital noise of Facebook, these...

10 Self Care Ideas to Help You Find Your Happy Place

From cutting back on social media to helping others, here are 10 of the best ways to practice self care...


This Is Exactly How Long You Need to Brush Your Teeth

You've been brushing your teeth since you were a small child. That kind of muscle memory means that you probably...

How to Stop Being Self-Centred (And Start Sharing the Spotlight)

An inflated sense of self-importance doesn’t make you a bad person, but it could be damaging your relationships.


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20 Things You Do Before Bed That Sabotage Your Sleep

These seemingly innocent habits may be preventing you from getting the good night's sleep you've been craving.


Can CBD Treat Anxiety, Chronic Pain and Stress? I Tried It To Find Out

Some experts believe the non-intoxicating cannabis compound can cure anxiety, chronic pain, sleeplessness and a thousand other problems. I decided...


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6 Surprising Things Your Poop Can Reveal About Your Health

We may not like to talk about them, but bowel movements are important—and they can provide valuable insight into your...

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10 Mental Health Podcasts to Ease Your Mind

Whether you're trying to find a little more happiness in your life, or are dealing with depression or anxiety, these...


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7 Signs You’re Drinking Too Much Coffee

The side effects of too much caffeine can be subtle. Here’s how your coffee addiction may be hurting your health.


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There’s No Such Thing as Bad Posture—and 12 More Things Physiotherapists Want You to Know

To keep your muscles and joints healthy, make sure to follow these pain management tips from Canadian physiotherapists.


Sweet Relief

Manage allergy symptoms this spring and summer with these practical tips.


Why Does Asparagus Make Your Pee Smell?

We sniffed out the answer to this malodorous mystery.

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6 Ways to Stay Cool in Extreme Heat

As summers continue to get hotter, here's expert tips on how to stay safe.


Hiking Tips For Beginners From a Kananaskis Emergency Rescue Responder

This expert advice can help ensure a safe and satisfying hike, wherever you choose to roam.


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The Best Vitamins for Sleep

Sometimes vitamin deficiencies can be a root cause of sleep disruption. That means that one or more of these nutrients...


How to Choose the Best Toothbrush For You

These days, shopping for a toothbrush can feel like standing in a car showroom—sleek models, new styles and power options....


The Reason Why Your Vitamin D Supplements Aren’t Working

Without this mineral, your vitamin D supplements may not work properly—leaving you at risk for all kinds of trouble.


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19 Things You Should Do All Day Long for Better Sleep Tonight

Trouble sleeping? Beat insomnia and other sleep problems with this easy timeline to a better night's rest.


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Here’s Why You Need to Go For a Walk Every Single Day

A daily stroll improves your mental health, boosts your social life and cuts your risk of chronic disease.


Are Your Supplements Doing More Harm Than Good?

In this excerpt from her book, Growing Young, science journalist Marta Zaraska debunks the supposed health benefits of supplements, superfoods...

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If You Aren’t Drinking Green Tea Every Day, This Might Convince You to Start

Put the kettle on—we're raising a cup to the health benefits of green tea.


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The Best Fridge Temperature to Keep Food Fresh—And Safe

From the refrigerator to the grill—and ultimately, your tummy—find out how to reduce your risk for food poisoning this summer.


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Why You Should Have Listened to Mom’s Advice, According to Science

It turns out mom knew best after all! Here are eight pieces of motherly advice that actually have science to...


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Everyday Medication Mistakes That Could Make You Sick

Every year, errors in medications taken at home land people in the emergency room. Here's what to avoid in order...


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This is the Best Position to Poop

...And more bathroom habits for healthy (and comfortable) bowel movements.


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Your Doctor Isn’t Taking Your Health Issue Seriously—How Can You Make Yourself Heard?

Practical tips on how to be your own best advocate in the doctor's office, the workplace and the community at...