PUMPKIN FACE MASK: FOR HEALTHIER, YOUNGER SKIN

PUMPKIN FACE MASK: FOR HEALTHIER, YOUNGER SKIN The Great Pumpkin!   Have you wondered what to do with the carved innards of a pumpkin after making a pie or jack o’ lantern? Well, they can be incorporated into a natural age-defying facial mask, along with some of the pumpkin flesh....

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A couple of interesting diet studies....

A couple of interesting diet studies....1. Is a Japanese diet really healthier than a North American one? The Japanese culture’s diet is often tooted as being the healthiest in the world. This Japanese study just published at the end of July says that a traditional Japanese diet is associated with a...

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5 NEW VEGETABLES TO TRY

5 NEW VEGETABLES TO TRY With farmers’ markets in full swing, their resplendent tables overflowing with colourful produce, it’s a perfect time of year to try a new vegetable. Influenced by international cultures that immigrated to Canada, local farmers sometimes cater to demands for vegetables used in Persian, Mexican, Chinese...

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Start Something New!

3 New Ways To Get Active  The cooler fall season, when anticipation of “going back to school” lingers in your mind no matter what your age, is the ideal time to learn something new. If you’re looking for a new way to stay active, these ideas are more fun than...

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CALM YOUR WORRIES

CALM YOUR WORRIESEveryone worries. But too much worrying creates anxiety, which can make you unable to cope; and long-term, it raises your risk of health problems. Forty-two million people in the US and Canada have anxiety disorders ranging from intense worry to debilitating heart palpitations. But this doesn’t mean you...

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BACK TO WORK BUT IN HOLIDAY MODE?

Back To Work But in Holiday Mode? Sometimes the worst part about vacation is coming home to real life responsibilities. Instead of waiting out the negative sluggishness for days after you return (and refusing to unpack, procrastinating on a pending project, and ignoring your inbox), take a more proactive approach. If...

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2 SUMMER VEGETABLE RECIPES

2 SUMMER VEGETABLE RECIPESSummer gardens bring bounty for the table. You can taste farmer market vegetables’ aliveness and nutrient-rich freshness when recently plucked from the soil. Here are two simple side dishes that feature low-carb veggies straight from the garden. (FYI for Keto dieters: Above-ground veggies tend to be lower carb...

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SUMMER HAIR DOS & DON’TS

SUMMER HAIR DOS & DON’TS During hot summer months, you probably wash, style and tinker with your tresses more than any other time of year. Whether you are active in sports, spend time at a sandy beach, or simply attempt to tame it during a humid swelter, using haircare products too...

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Summer Picnic for Two

Summer Picnic for Two Sandwiches and salad may seem like a basic picnic, but it completely depends on their ingredients! Here are quick & easy recipes for a healthy, vegetarian, protein-packed lunch that will impress even an alfresco foodie. SANDWICH: Italian Veggie Muffuletta is a stacked sandwich pressed with colourful layers within...

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