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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70 Reasons Why Fox News Is A Sexist Piece Of Sh*t

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2016 | 12:27 PM

This is six minutes of bullsh*t.

It's no surprise how offensive some hosts and guests on Fox News can be while talking about women, but when you see it compiled like this, it will make your blood boil.

The video, which was originally uploaded in August 2015...

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Oral Sex Positions: 15 Moves That Will Make You Orgasm

(2) Comments | Posted August 24, 2016 | 2:30 PM

If you want to experience the 'Big O' during oral sex, it's all about nailing the right position.

Sure, oral sex may seem pretty straightforward, but sexologist and author Jessica O’Reilly of Hot Sex Tips, Tricks, And Licks says there is so much you can do with...

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Britney Spears And James Corden's 'Carpool Karaoke' Is The Video We've Been Waiting For

(0) Comments | Posted August 24, 2016 | 12:29 PM

Singing in a car with Britney Spears is something most of us dream of doing as teens, but on Thursday, James Corden will make this a reality.

Corden's latest "Carpool Karaoke" victim is none other than pop superstar Spears. In a teaser released before the full episode, "The...

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Maintain Weight Loss: After Losing 100 Pounds, This Is Why Maintaining It Is 'Easy'

(0) Comments | Posted August 23, 2016 | 2:16 PM

In this new weight maintenance series, we interview some of our Lost It participants who have previously shared their successful weight loss stories. In this series, we revisit some of their fitness and eating habits, and find out how they really keep up with maintaining their new bodies...

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Half Of Your So-Called 'Friends' Don't Even Like You: Study

(8) Comments | Posted August 23, 2016 | 11:37 AM

You may be telling them your deepest, darkest secrets, but science suggests some of these people we call friends may not even like us.

According to a recent study published in the journal PLOS One, only half of the people in your friend circle actually like you,...

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23 Of The Coolest People From Brampton

(17) Comments | Posted August 19, 2016 | 4:37 PM

As Canada's ninth largest city, Brampton, Ont., is home to a mix of diverse talent, from athletes to actors to up-and-coming music legends.

The suburb also happens to be the Greater Toronto Area's youngest community, with a median age of 34.7, so it's no surprise...

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Growing Up As A Brown Girl, I Was Used To Being Called 'Fat'

(4) Comments | Posted August 19, 2016 | 3:04 PM

As a child, my body was similar to a lot of my South Asian friends: I was skinny, flat-chested and uncomfortably hairy. I never considered myself to be "too skinny," but I remember being reminded (read: judged) by South Asian aunties, including my mom of course, of how I looked.

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5 Moments Of Women Kicking Ass On Netflix's 'Stranger Things'

(2) Comments | Posted August 19, 2016 | 11:14 AM

"Stranger Things" may just be Netflix's most addictive show of the summer, and for everyone who has watched it (warning: spoilers, obviously), you can't help but fall in love with the characters.

From the charming and talented kids to the '80s homages to Winona Ryder just being one strong...

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10 Ways Canadians Can Find Cheap Flights In 2016

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2016 | 10:27 AM

Finding a cheap flight or coming across an airfare mistake takes a lot of work and luck, but with the right amount of research and e-mail alerts, you too can be flying to your next vacation on a budget.

The first thing you can do, says Rishi Modi of...

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Scottish Crime Author Val McDermid Shuts Down Sexist Troll On Twitter

(2) Comments | Posted August 18, 2016 | 11:27 AM

If you mess with crime author Val McDermid, you better be prepared for a public shaming.

The 61-year-old Scottish writer took down a Twitter troll on Tuesday, after they had made a comment about her being a feminist.

The original tweet, which is now deleted, said: "@valmcdermid I enjoyed...

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Tim Hortons Now Has Fruit Loop And Jolly Rancher Doughnuts At The 2016 CNE

(0) Comments | Posted August 17, 2016 | 3:03 PM

Tim Hortons is giving us major nostalgia with their latest CNE offering featuring two of our favourite things: cereal and candy.

This year at the Ex, the coffee chain has a whole roster of new sweet menu items including a Fruit Loops and a Jolly Rancher doughnut...

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CNE Foods 2016: 28 New Dishes Include Cricket Hot Dogs, Churro Burgers And Fried Cookie Dough

(6) Comments | Posted August 17, 2016 | 2:23 PM

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is back with another roster of over-the-top meaty, deep-fried and calorie-filled food items ready for your stomachs.

This year's (30 plus) new dishes include everything from beef hot dogs topped with crispy mustard crickets, the "Philly Streaklair" (basically a Philly cheesesteak stuffed...

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Headline About Olympic Swimmers Katie Ledecky And Michael Phelps Called Sexist

(36) Comments | Posted August 16, 2016 | 12:03 PM

The 2016 Rio Olympics have been nothing short of amazing, especially seeing talent from athletes (go Team Canada's women!) from around the world.

But on Friday, after two separate (and arguably most-watched) swimming events, it was one newspaper headline that made a law professor call out sexism....

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Penny Oleksiak, Typical Teen, Can't Wait To Play Pokemon Go When She's Home

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2016 | 11:53 AM

Penny Oleksiak may have four medals in her pocket (including one gold), but the typical teenager has very simple plans for when she gets home from the 2016 Rio Olympics.

In a recent interview with Toronto radio station Kiss 92.5, the swimmer told morning hosts Roz and...

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14 Of The Best Wineries In The Niagara Region

(10) Comments | Posted August 12, 2016 | 2:52 PM

If you live in Ontario, at some point you've either sipped or envisioned yourself sipping a glass of wine in the province's Niagara region.

From Niagara-on-the-Lake to St. Catharines to the town of Lincoln, the region offers acres and acres of more than 85 wineries and tasting tours that go...

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World Elephant Day 2016: 20 Beautiful Photos Of These Majestic Animals

(2) Comments | Posted August 12, 2016 | 11:41 AM

They are beautiful creatures who just happen to be the largest mammals on Earth, but elephants around the world are still at risk of extinction.

Because of continued poaching, destruction of habitat and animal abuse, World Elephant Day (WED) was created by Canadian filmmaker Patricia Sims and the Elephant...

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51 Cases Of Cyclospora Reported In Four Provinces, Linked To Produce

(1) Comments | Posted August 12, 2016 | 11:15 AM

The Canadian government is urging grocery-goers to check the source of their produce after a recent outbreak of cyclospora was reported in four provinces.

According to the CBC, 51 cases of the microscopic single-celled parasite have been documented in Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta between the...

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These Weed 'Tampons' Are Supposed To Relieve Period Cramps

(5) Comments | Posted August 11, 2016 | 12:33 PM

Women who suffer from period cramps know there's nothing better than finding relief, especially when it's easy to use.

Foria, a company that focuses on cannabis oil and cannabis-infused products (like weed lube) has come out with relief suppositories (four for US$44) to help women deal with period...

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Nike Drops First-Ever Ad With Transgender Athlete And It's Kickass

(23) Comments | Posted August 10, 2016 | 11:12 AM

Nike's first-ever ad featuring transgender athlete Chris Mosier can inspire all of us to do one thing: never back down.

The 40-second advert, called "Ultimate Courage," shows the duathlete running and biking, while being asked if he's strong enough or fast enough to compete against men —...

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How We Can All Sleep Like Canadian Olympic Athletes

(0) Comments | Posted August 9, 2016 | 5:13 PM

Any Olympic athlete will tell you how important exercise and sticking to a healthy diet is, but some experts (and even some athletes) say sleep is just as important for overall performance.

According to a recent study by Mitacs, an organization whose aim is to build research-based...

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