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.

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The Best Sleeping Positions for Lower Back Pain

Beyond helping you get a better night's rest, this sleeping position may also help relieve your back pain.

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11 Tricks to Avoiding Germs That Actually Don’t Work

If you try to avoid germs by using your foot to flush public toilets or your knuckle to press elevator...

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7 Clear Signs You’re Eating Too Much Salt

Too much sodium can wreak havoc on your body. Here are signs you need to cut back.

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Health Alert: Hand Sanitizer Lasts Hours Less Than You Thought It Did

The germ-killing standby might not be as effective as you thought.

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This Is What Happens When You Drink a Glass of Wine Every Night

If you typically enjoy a glass of wine with dinner or at the end of the day, here's what it...

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50 Heart Health Tips Cardiologists Wish You Knew

Concerned about heart health? Canada's top cardiologists share 50 everyday strategies to keep your ticker in top condition.

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8 Tips That Will Save Your Teeth From Coffee Stains

Protect your teeth from permanent discolouration without giving up your caffeine addiction.

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7 Silent Signs You Aren’t Getting Enough Vitamins

Even healthy eaters may fall short of key vitamins and minerals. See if you have any of these symptoms of...

How to Know if You’re “Doomscrolling”—And What You Can Do About It

Up late reading bad news on your phone again? Here's how to stop the unhealthy habit of doomscrolling.

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This is What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Tea Every Day

From heart-healthy benefits to cancer-fighting properties, find out what can happen to your body when you start drinking tea every...

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5 Heart Tests That Can Save Your Life

If you score poorly on these heart tests, you could be 20 times as likely to develop heart disease.

12 Ways to Stay Warm While Socializing Outdoors During COVID-19

Patio heaters may be sold out across Canada, but that doesn't mean socially-distanced outdoor visits should leave you in the...

The Health Benefits of Light Therapy (Beyond Seasonal Affective Disorder)

Research is supporting exciting new applications for light therapy.

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7 Photos You Should Never, Ever Post on Social Media

Are your seemingly innocent Facebook and Instagram shares compromising your safety?

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What You Don’t Know About Germs Could Be Making You Sick

Brush up on your personal hygiene, housekeeping strategies and food handling skills with our guide to beating the spread of...

13 Signs You Need to See a Dentist Right Away

Don't ignore these symptoms of a potential dental emergency.

13 Things You Didn’t Know About Talk Therapy

A 2016 survey by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health found that among respondents who had experienced anxiety or...

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30 Simple Things You Can Do Daily to Boost Your Bones

Building a strong skeleton happens all day. From the best ways to exercise to the top foods you should have...

12 Ways Your Body Deals With Freezing Weather

When the temperature drops below freezing, the human body uses these incredible mechanisms to try to stay warm.

Tired All the Time? Here’s How to Tell Whether Your Fatigue is Something More Serious

Fatigue is common, but it can also be a symptom of more concerning health problems.

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What Might Happen When You Start Meditating Every Day

Thought about adding meditation to your daily routine? Wellness counsellor Deepak Kashyap reveals eight health benefits you might experience from...

10 Things You Didn’t Know You Inherit from Your Parents

Here's why men can't blame their mothers for their receding hairline anymore.

6 Ways to Ease Seasonal Affective Disorder Symptoms

If you suffer from seasonal affective disorder—or if the darker, colder months just get you down—there are many ways to...

Why I Stopped Making New Year’s Resolutions

Was it me failing my resolutions? Or were my resolutions failing me? Here’s how a shift in perspective helped me...

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10 Things That Happen to Your Body If You Stop Eating Red Meat

Whether you’re looking to save animals or protect the environment or tweak your diet, here’s how you can expect your...

12 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Stop Vaping

Evidence is stacking up that vaping, once thought to be less harmful than smoking cigarettes, causes lung damage—and can be...

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10 Bad Habits and the Most Effective Ways to Quit Them

Are you a heavy smoker or drinker? Do you tend to spent too much money on things? It's not too...