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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What Does Activated Charcoal Actually Do?

It’s showing up in toothpaste, shampoos, wellness products and even in our food. Companies tout the ingredient as a cure-all....


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18 Things You Should Never Do at Home During Severe Weather

When severe weather strikes, don't make these dangerous mistakes. Our expert tips will keep you safe at home when you...


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This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Don’t Have Your Morning Coffee

Coffee plays a key role every morning for billions of people across the globe. But what happens when you skip...


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How Much Water Should You Drink to Stay Hydrated?

So, exactly how much water should you drink to stay hydrated? We've all heard the magic number of "eight...


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13 Secrets Canadian Dentists Want You to Know

Don't dodge the dentist's chair! Canadian experts weigh in on how to make your visit as comfortable as possible—and keep...


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50 Everyday Habits That Reduce Your Risk of Dementia

The dozens of choices you make over the course of any average day really can determine whether you’ll develop dementia...


Why Does Asparagus Make Your Pee Smell?

We sniffed out the answer to this malodorous mystery.


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12 Secrets to a Deeper Sleep

Tired of being tired all the time? Take a few tips from these 12 experts: Each has a unique prescription...

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9 Sunburn Remedies That Actually Work

These sunburn remedies might be a little unorthodox, but consider giving them a try the next time your sunburned skin...


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7 Daily Habits That Promote Healthy Bowel Movements

Want to have a better poop? These seven strategies can help ensure healthy bowel movements.


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6 Reasons You Need to Switch to Mineral Sunscreen Now

Thought all sunscreens were made equal? Think again. Mineral sunscreens are your best line of defence against sun damage, premature...


This Is the Best Time of Day to Drink Coffee (It’s Not When You Wake Up!)

A morning cuppa could be more effective if you have it at this specific time.


How to Sweat Less This Summer

Sweating is good—up to a point. Here's how to control it.


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How to Beat the Summer Heat: Practical Tips for Keeping Cool

Practical tips on staying cool and healthy—even on the hottest day.


7 Reasons to Brew a Cup of Chamomile Tea Tonight

Whether you're suffering from tummy aches, indigestion or menstrual cramps, a cup of chamomile tea can often spell relief.


20 Do-It-Yourself Fixes For Smelly Feet

Do people turn up their noses when you slip off your shoes? Beat smelly feet for good with these simple...

Unclutter Your Vitamin Cabinet with a Sweet, Honey-Made Alternative

You've got enough to think about in the day without having to remember all of those supplements. Make it easy...


If Your Eye Is Twitching, Here’s What It Could Mean

It's not actually your eye twitching, but the muscles of your eyelid. From lack of sleep to stress to dehydration,...


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...


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Partner’s Snoring Driving You Nuts? Here’s What You Need to Know

From identifying triggers to finding effective treatments, this snoring primer could help you achieve the deep, restful sleep of your...


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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 Sneaky Ways You Might Be Making Yourself Dehydrated

Getting less than the recommended 2.5 to 3.5 litres of water a day is almost sure to leave you dehydrated,...


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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How to Embrace Your Fears And Become a More Courageous Person

If you want to learn how to be brave, you first need to let yourself feel scared. Follow this three-step...


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...


Do You Need to Wash Your Coffee Mug Every Day?

A coffee break is a delicious and highly motivating ritual. But do you really have to wash the mug each...


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.