Arti Patel
Arti Patel is an editor at the Huffington Post Canada covering lifestyle and viral content. A 2011 Ryerson University journalism grad, she generally covers health, women's issues, food, relationships, trends and coverage around diversity. Follow her on Twitter @artipatel
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Baseball Player Tries To Explain Birth Control To Jessica Chastain

(0) Comments | Posted January 17, 2017 | 2:06 PM

Sometimes, to avoid the wrath of Twitter, you may want to keep things to yourself.

Last week, actress Jessica Chastain wrote two posts on Twitter speaking out against birth control no longer being covered by health insurance in the U.S.

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Eddie Huang Responds To Steve Harvey's Racist Comments On Asian Men

(12) Comments | Posted January 16, 2017 | 11:02 AM

Steve Harvey may have thought he was making a joke when he made racist comments about Asian men, but Eddie Huang is having none of it.

The 34-year-old restaurateur wrote an op-ed in The New York Times over the weekend, calling the host's commentary on...

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Cruises To Explore Canada (And Beyond)

(0) Comments | Posted January 13, 2017 | 3:36 PM

Although Canada may not be known as a cruise hot spot, there are ports across the country that will let you explore nearby places (and beyond) by water.

Cruise adventures are not for everyone: they are generally pricey and you are limited to a strict itinerary by the cruise...

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The One #MannequinChallenge You Never Want To Be A Part Of

(0) Comments | Posted January 13, 2017 | 11:34 AM

By now you've seen all kinds of versions of the #MannequinChallenge, but rest assured, you've seen nothing like this one.

In a video posted on Facebook by Indian ad agency Autumn on Wednesday, the company puts a bold twist on the 2016 meme to deliver a very...

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Steve Harvey Makes Racist Comments About Dating Asian Men, Internet Claps Back

(7) Comments | Posted January 12, 2017 | 11:04 AM

No Steve Harvey, just no.

The "Steve Harvey Show" host is in hot water after racist comments he made last week about dating Asian men. The 59-year-old host ran a segment where he tried to make a joke (keyword: tried) while talking about a 2002 book titled, How to...

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5 Sex Tips For Men With Big Penises (And Positions To Try, Too)

(2) Comments | Posted January 11, 2017 | 2:18 PM

Sometimes, bigger isn't always better.

While many men and women love the idea of a big penis during sex, it can often be difficult to engage in intercourse or anal play.

"Just as we erroneously assume that bigger is always better, so do we often mistaken deeper penetration as...

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Does All That Cough Medicine Actually Work? Maybe Not

(3) Comments | Posted January 11, 2017 | 11:51 AM

If you have a cold, chances are you're most likely going to reach for cough syrup to help you heal.

But although cough syrup is a billion dollar industry, over-the-counter cough syrup may not be effective at all, according to a recent video by science YouTube channel Reactions.

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Maintain Weight Loss: How This Woman Lost One Pound A Week, And Kept It Of

(0) Comments | Posted January 10, 2017 | 12:43 PM

Who: Sonika Anand
City: Calgary

The Numbers: Currently at 179 pounds, for a total weight loss of 16 pounds in 15 weeks. Went from a size 14 to a size 10.

After Losing The Weight: The hardest thing about maintaining weight is to have control over how much...

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Eva Mendes Responds To Ryan Gosling's Golden Globes Speech

(1) Comments | Posted January 10, 2017 | 10:58 AM

Actor Ryan Gosling made all of us swoon over the weekend when he dedicated his Golden Globe win to his "lady."

The lady, of course, is his partner of four years actress Eva Mendes and on Monday, the 42-year-old mom of two responded in the most subtle way....

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How To Go Meatless For A Month (And Not Eat Just Veggies)

(5) Comments | Posted January 9, 2017 | 2:59 PM

It's 2017 and going meatless couldn't be easier.

You're not just stuffing your face with bland vegetables or trying to get full off bread (seriously, don't do this). With so many protein alternatives out there, cutting out things like chicken and seafood is a lot easier to manage.

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Here's What The Duchess Of Cambridge's Diet Usually Looks Like

(14) Comments | Posted January 9, 2017 | 12:31 PM

Sticking true to her "she's just like us" mantra, turns out the Duchess of Cambridge has a diverse palate when it comes to food.

The 35-year-old duchess (a.k.a Kate Middleton), who celebrates her birthday on Monday, Jan. 9, enjoys eating everything from raw foods to making family...

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'Dangal' Becomes Highest-Grossing Bollywood Film Of All Time

(4) Comments | Posted January 9, 2017 | 10:13 AM

Indian movie star Aamir Khan's latest blockbuster "Dangal" has become the highest-grossing Bollywood film of all time, smashing his own record, trade analysts and producers said on Monday.

The wrestling drama, which is based on the true story of an Indian coach who trained his two daughters to become champion...

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The Scientific Reason Why You Get Terrible PMS Symptoms

(0) Comments | Posted January 6, 2017 | 11:14 AM

There finally may be a scientific reason why you get severe PMS symptoms every damn month.

According to recent research from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) based in the U.S., premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) — a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) — could be genetic....

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Student-Made Adidas Ad Will Make You Feel Something Real

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2017 | 3:11 PM

Some commercials do a great job at pulling at our heartstrings, and although this one won't be aired anywhere, it still will make you feel something real.

In a student-made ad for Adidas uploaded on YouTube in December, the video tells the tale of a lonely...

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Forget Weight Loss, Here Are Resolutions You Should Actually Make

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2017 | 2:41 PM

We're a week into 2017 so either you're sticking to your New Year's resolutions or you've already let them go.

One 2013 study suggested only eight per cent of people actually stick to their resolutions, Forbes reports, and the most popular goals tend to be about

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Ryan Reynolds: Blake Lively Kept Me 'Sane' Through My Anxiety

(1) Comments | Posted January 5, 2017 | 11:27 AM

This is what it means to support your partner through thick and thin.

Vancouver-native Ryan Reynolds recently talked about his anxiety in an interview with Variety magazine, and gave a shout out to wife Blake Lively for keeping him "sane."

Talking about the anxiety that came with...

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12 Things First-Timers Need To Know About Swingers Clubs

(4) Comments | Posted January 4, 2017 | 2:47 PM

Swinging may be something some couples like to fantasize about, but in major Canadian cities, you can turn this into a reality.

Swinging is when couples meet and sexually interact with other couples or single people.

In Toronto, Club M4 and The O Zone...

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If Carrie Fisher Didn't Survive, Her Mother Wouldn't Either: Family

(0) Comments | Posted January 4, 2017 | 11:30 AM

Carrie Fisher's family members are opening up about losing their beloved sister.

The late actress' half-sisters Joely and Tricia Lee Fisher said they knew if their dear sister wouldn't survive after suffering a heart attack, her mother, actress Debbie Reynolds, wouldn't either, Hollywood Reporter notes.


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Paralympian Forced To Wet Herself On Train Due To Lack Of Accessible Toilets

(2) Comments | Posted January 3, 2017 | 10:44 AM

It's an experience no human being should ever have to go through.

Paralympian Anne Wafula Strike was forced to wet herself on her wheelchair because the train she was on didn't have an accessible toilet in service, the Guardian reports.

The 47-year-old British athlete,...

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12 Inspiring Celebrity Body Transformations Of 2016

(3) Comments | Posted December 30, 2016 | 4:35 PM

When it comes to being a healthier and happier you, sometimes you need some inspiration from the stars.

From body positive motivators to celebrities who lose (or put on) weight for roles, this year we saw some dramatic body transformations from some of our favourite stars.

Of course,...

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