Wellness

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Morning Brain Exercises to Stay Sharp All Day Long

Give your grey matter a workout before breakfast.

Why is My Hair Falling Out?

There are many reasons you may notice your hair falling out—or sudden bald patches. Fortunately, most of them can be...


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8 Foods You Should Be Eating Raw

You already know not to eat raw chicken or eggs. But eating these surprising foods raw can give you extra...


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8 Ways to Embrace Your Next Milestone Birthday

Got the birthday blues? Instead of dreading your 40th, 50th, or even your 75th birthday, learn how to embrace the...


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14 Easy Brain Exercises That Help You Get Smarter

Would you believe that brushing your teeth with your non-dominant hand can stimulate your grey matter? Try it out—along with...

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What Can Happen to Your Body When You Eat Too Much Salt

The average Canadian consumes more than double the daily recommended intake of sodium. Here's why that's a serious problem—and what...


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30 Old-Time Home Remedies That Actually Work

Honey to heal a wound. Cherries for gout. Cod-liver oil— blech!—to keep your eyes healthy. Your grandmother and her doctors...


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10 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Buying Bread

There are few things better than bread, but not all loaves are created equal. Avoid these common mistakes to select...


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14 Fruits and Vegetables You Shouldn’t Peel—And 9 You Should

Put down that peeler! You could be missing out on a host of health benefits if you remove the skin...


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5 Daily Habits That Keep Your Muscles Strong

These activities will build muscle and prevent muscle loss and muscle atrophy—even if you've never lifted weights in your life.


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11 Things You Shouldn’t Store in Your Bathroom

Just because these products are meant to be used in the bathroom, doesn't mean they should be stored there.


10 Ways to Make Your Coffee Habit Healthier

Coffee catches a lot of grief, but it's not as bad as you might think. Some research shows that it...


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How to Stay Awake When You Find Yourself Nodding Off

Had a rough night's sleep? Here are five tricks that could help blow off the cobwebs.

If You’re Not Reading Out Loud Every Day, This Might Convince You to Start

Reading out loud to your parent, spouse or even your dog may seem awkward, but it delivers health benefits for...


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14 Foods Everyone Over 50 Should Probably Be Eating

Nutrition requires a little extra attention as you get older—in part because disease risk increases with age, as does the...


There’s a Scientific Reason Why You Always Sleep Under Blankets—Even When It’s Hot

Even if you’re roasting in your airless room, chances are you’ll still get tucked in. Thankfully, science has an answer.


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15 Best Foods to Boost Your Metabolism

For more energy during the day, pack your diet with healthy metabolism-boosting foods.


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10 Subtle Signs of Disease Your Feet Can Reveal

Let’s give our feet a little more credit. Here’s how they can alert you to serious issues like diabetes, thyroid...


These People Are Most at Risk For Gallstones

In 75 per cent of cases, gallstones don't cause any symptoms. However, if a troublesome case is left untreated, they...


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How to Be Happy: 40+ Secrets to a Happier Life

From owning a dog to wearing sunglasses, these tips can boost your mood—and your well-being.


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7 Great Reasons to Eat More Cantaloupe This Summer

The humble cantaloupe seems to make up 90 per cent of most fruit salads—but it's loaded with nutrients that are...


20+ Diabetic-Friendly Summer Desserts

Light, refreshing and diabetic-friendly, these delightful dessert recipes are the perfect final touch to a fresh summer meal.

How To Organize Your Nightstand—And Why You Should

Nightstand doubling as a dumping ground? Organizing it is easier than you think, and it might even help you sleep...


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.


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7 Signs You Might Not Be Eating Enough Protein

Your body has ways of telling you that you’re not getting enough protein in your daily diet. But are you...


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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.