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Everything You Wanted to Know About Coconut

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Coconuts offer a wealth of healthy products for us, including coconut oil, coconut milk, and coconut water, which all have some surprising uses and benefits.There are few foods that embody tropical go

Gazpacho May Help Prevent Hypertension

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The main ingredients in this Mediterranean dish have been associated to lower risk of hypertension.The benefits of a Mediterranean diet have been studied for some time, particularly in respect to its

Low FODMAP Diet

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The low-FODMAP diet has an ungainly name, but it\'s helping to reduce the symptoms of IBS and Crohn\'s disease. Studies show it works better than standard dietary advice.There’s a new acronym in the die

Lifelong Cancer Prevention

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Adopting a healthy lifestyle - for our entire life - is the best cancer prevention strategy we can embrace.Cancer is the number one cause of death among Canadians. Is there anything we can do to preve

The Easiest Ways to Boost Your Immune System

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It seems like cold and flu season is always right around the corner. These tips can help you stay well no matter the time of year.We all dread the colds that sneak up on us. It starts with overhearing

10 Tips for Heart Health

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In the quest to maintain a healthy heart, we’re bombarded with terms such as blood pressure, cholesterol and BMI. Don’t be daunted by terminology—as we take the guesswork out of heart health. 01Monito

What You Should Know About Heart Burn

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When heartburn strikes, try a natural remedy. Simple lifestyle changes, such as learning which foods to eat and which to avoid, can help ease the pain.Most of us have experienced the pain and discomfo

What's Behind the Label?

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If you feel confused when you read food labels, you\'re not alone. We explain nutrition claims, food labels, and the nutrition facts table.A typical trip to the grocery store can be overwhelming as you

Echinacea's Flu-Fighting Abilities Praised by Recent Research

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This week, as the final installment of out four-part series about echinacea for the flu, we discuss the results of another study.Is the flu quieting down across Canada? Not so fast—experts predict ano

Zinc's Cold-Fighting Abilities

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New research shows how zinc helps fight infections, including the common cold. Are you getting enough?Many of us (myself included!) approach cold and flu season with a steely attitude and a laundry li
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This week, the CHFA’s Revive in Five Challenge dares us to sharpen our mental focus.Last week, the Canadian Health Food Association’s (CHFA) Revive in Five challenged us to improve our flexibility and

Wildlife Wednesday: Great White Shark

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This Wildlife Wednesday, learn about the great white shark, and why sharks are more threatened by us than we are by them.We’ve seen the great white shark on film and in the media for years, portrayed

The Meaning of "Natural"

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When you pick up a product labelled \"natural,\" do you know what it really means? Sometimes \"natural\" is anything but.Ask a dozen people to define “natural” and you’ll end up with a dozen answers. “Nat

5 arm workouts to teach you how to look good in a tank top

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If you love to wear tank tops, but hate the way your arms jiggle when they arent planted firmly by your sides, you will