Wellness

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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.


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12 Groceries That Are Worth Buying Organic

Put these organic groceries at the top of your shopping list—they're well worth the extra money.


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8 Signs You Could Have High-Functioning Depression

Just because you're not too sad and listless to get out of bed doesn't mean you may not be depressed....


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Sore Feet All The Time? Here’s What You Need To Know

Suffering from achey feet day and night can be frustrating—and not to mention painful. Here's how you can pick the...


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A Beginner’s Guide to Bike Commuting

Gas prices got you down? Follow this beginner cycling advice from Chip Haynes, author of The Practical Cyclist: Bicycling For...


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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.


How to Help Someone Who’s Struggling With Depression

One in six Canadians will experience depression at some point in their life, but many of us don't know what...

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7 Ulcer-Friendly Foods to Help Soothe Your Stomach

Most ulcers aren't caused directly by stress but by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, which is why ulcers are often treated...


8 Things You Should Do on a Wednesday

Hump Day is great for taking it easy—or for living it up.


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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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How to Overcome Social Anxiety When Being Around People Stresses You Out

These simple strategies will help you get through any social situation, whether it's a best friend's birthday party or your...


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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...


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45 Tips That Will Help You Live to 100—and Love It!

Life expectancy is on the rise, but a long life isn't always a full one. From finding a roommate to...


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8 Things You Should Never Do While Taking Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is packed with health benefits, but there is a right and wrong way to use it—and in...


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Experts Say These Strategies Can Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Research suggests as many as 50% of all cases of breast cancer in Canada are linked to factors within our...


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Clear Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Vegetables

You know veggies are healthy for you. You also know you should probably eat more. Here are obvious clues you...

Too Self-Critical? Here’s How to Quiet Negative Self-Talk

Life's challenges can turn up the volume on our inner critic. Learn to stop negative self-talk and the self-sabotage that...


Iron Deficiency Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Close to three per cent of Canadians have anemia. Here's how to make sure you're getting the iron you need.


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10 Great Coffee Sweeteners (That Aren’t Sugar)

Want to cut sugar from your coffee without sacrificing its sweet taste? Here are 10 delicious coffee sweeteners to mix...


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5 Surprising Causes of Chronic Back Pain (And How to Find Relief)

We all know bad posture can cause our backs to seize up, but what about these common factors?


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How to Stay Focused and Boost Concentration

How do we reduce demands on our lives and boost our ability to stay focused on what matters? It’s easier...


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6 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Risk For Osteoporosis

Boost bone health by making a few simple tweaks to your daily routine.

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Healthy Home Checklist: 30+ Everyday Tips For a Healthier Home

Science-backed strategies that help eliminate potential health hazards and improve your well-being, room by room.


Here’s Why You Should Be Bored More Often

John Eastwood, principal investigator at York University's Boredom Lab, tells us why boredom is good, why we resist it and...


I Tried Chair Yoga—Here’s What It Was Like

Could this popular senior fitness trend benefit desk-bound workers like me?


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30 Cancer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Cancer isn't always the cause of these symptoms. However, if they persist, getting checked out could save your life.


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8 Silent Signs of Stress You Might Be Ignoring

Suffering from headaches? Sudden weight gain? These strange, seemingly unconnected symptoms could actually be responses to stress.


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10 Germ-Spreading Habits to Give Up Now

You probably have some—if not all—of these germ-spreading habits. Here's why you might want to rethink them.