The Elusive Human Papillomavirus

When I finally met my birth family for the first time in 1995, my grandmother said, almost in passing, \"Make sure you keep up to date on your Pap tests-your mother had cervical cancer. Reluctantly, I

8 Healthy Whole Foods That Could Slow Weight Loss

Eating mostly whole foods in lieu of processed ones is a common weight-loss and maintenance strategy. And it’s a good one, because fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and lean proteins are likely to


Golden Rules

Beauty is not to be put down with the proviso being that the body is nourished and cared for. To many people, caring for the skin, hair, and nails comes naturally, but if you haven\'t set up a simple l

Brain Games

If you thought you got a full-body workout the last time you went to the gym, think again.If you thought you got a full-body workout the last time you went to the gym, think again.Are you having troub

Spring Slaws

Spring is here! Yummy vegetable slaws transition seamlessly into warmer weather.With hearty winter comfort foods now retired and salad season on the horizon, it’s easy to get excited about the textura

Fit Food Spotlight: Dates

Dates are a nutrient-packed powerhouse perfect for fueling workouts and adding valuable nutrients to your day. The world of sports drinks, bars, gels, GUs and chews is vast with hundreds of opti

The End of Food

Thomas Pawlick delivers an in-depth exposé of the food industry with the comfort and candour of a neighbourly farmer/investigator who might be seated at our dinner Thomas F. PawlickGreystone,

Broken Promises

Two decades have passed since GM crops were first introduced—and most of their supposed benefits are yet to come to fruition. In fact, they may be more trouble than they\'re worth. Learn about the issu

3 Types of Supplements for Skin Health

We can protect what\'s on the outside by ramping up what we take in on the inside. Stay radiant with skin-supporting supplements and minerals.Our skin takes a lot of hammer. Exposure to the elements, a

That's What Friends are For

A number of California researchers have coined a new phrase that they say describes some women’s response to stress: tend-and-befriendA number of California researchers have coined a new phrase


12 Habits RDs Blame For Sabotaging Weight Loss

As well-meaning as you are about your weight-loss goals, there may be certain habits that hold you back — including ones related to sleep and mental health — you might not have considered. Regis

Why Group Workouts (Even Virtual Ones) Are Better Together

Ever noticed how you tend to push yourself harder when you’re working out with a buddy, in a group class or as part of a team? If so, you’re onto something. There’s a psychological phenomenon, k

The Vitamin E Debate

After its exciting discovery in 1922 as a nutrient essential for successful pregnancies in laboratory rats, vitamin E was used in the 1930s by Dr. Evan Shute, a Canadian obstetrician, to reduce the li

The Pros and Cons of Walking With Your Significant Other

Experts often recommend you walk with an accountability partner to provide motivation and help each other stick to your goals. Depending on the dynamics of your relationship, walking with your s

Science Says Walking Helps You Feel Less Anxious

With the global coronavirus pandemic dominating headlines (and your thoughts), it’s almost impossible not to feel a little anxious right now. “It’s a time when all of us are in need of healthy w

10 PT-Approved Walking Exercises to Try

Walking is one of the safest and most accessible exercises for improving your overall health. Whether you’re a beginner going from the couch to your first 5K or regularly walk long distances, it

Points of Definition

The glamour of Old Hollywood beauty is the inspiration behind this season\'s beautifully sculpted makeup.The glamour of old Hollywood is the inspiration behind this season’s beautifully sculpted face a

3 Ways Weight Loss Changes Your Brain

There’s plenty of emphasis from health and fitness professionals on how excess weight affects the body — not just related to appearance, but also in terms of insulin resistance, cardiovascular e

9 Snacking Mistakes to Avoid if You’re Trying to Lose Weight

There’s something so good about a stellar snack. At its best, it can be the ideal pick-me-up prior to, or after, a really tough workout or a way to keep your blood sugar and energy levels stable

A Dab'll Do Ya

North Americans are eating too much salt, reports the American Medical Association (AMA). The largest group of doctors in the US says it wants to help combat heart disease by cutting the average perso
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A Sound Way to Get Your Zzz’s

You may not have heard this before, but if you’re looking for a natural way to achieve relaxation and promote sleep, listen up! Sound therapy has been found to relieve stress, pain, and tension and in

Living the Simple Life

Simplicity can be bliss. Find out how to cut back on unnecessary stress and dedicate more time to the things that make you happy. Do you forever feel like you’re too busy? All too often, weekends are

Meaningful Makeovers Part II

Last month you met Rob, a writer, and Toni, a costumer, who each want to become fitter and healthier. They\'ve begun their alive makeovers by undergoing a naturopathic assessment to discover what they\'

Volumetrics Diet: What You Need to Know

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Pamper Yourself

Looking for something to brighten your February day? Try a little pampering. It’s easy once you get the hang of it. First, take time out of your regular routine to focus solely on yourself. Then choos


Best Grab-and-Go Breakfasts For Busy Athletes

Eating breakfast is a vital part of a healthy day, especially if you’re physically active and striving to meet performance goals. While the data on whether or not eating breakfast is beneficial


All It Takes is 10,000 Steps

Have you heard about Shape Up America\'s 10,000 Steps Program? Supported by the 2005 Healthy Living Strategy here in Canada, the program recommends that we strap on a pedometer to measure whether we\'re

Practice Safe Sun Care

Dealing with sun exposure can be tricky. Sun rays are damaging, while too little sunlight can leave us lacking vitamin D. Find out how to balance the good and bad while keeping your skin safe. Sun exp

5 Tips for Building Muscle on a Vegetarian Diet

The goal for every athlete’s training plan is better performance. Whether you run, play a team sport or compete in CrossFit, you probably want enhance your strength and improve your body composi

Face Down Acne

Are your eating habits written all over your face? If you\'ve got acne, this just might be the case. It\'s the rare teen who escapes unscathed: acne affects an estimated 85 to 100 percent of teens and y