Entries by Arti Patel from 08/2011

Somalia Famine Refugees Can't Break Their Ramadan Fast

Posted 08.01.2011 | Canada

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Muslims around the world mark sundown during the holy month of Ramadan with extravagant dinners to break their daily fasts. That ...

Penticton Woman Allegedly Assaulted, Confined At Store In Front Of Toddler

Posted 08.01.2011 | Canada

PENTICTON, B.C. - Police in B.C. have issued an arrest warrant after a 22-year-old woman was allegedly confined in a Penticton store and brutally assa...

How Happy Are You? Take The Happiness Test

Posted 08.05.2011 | Canada Living

Have you ever wondered whether you're truly unhappy with life? Now's your chance to find out. After writing his book, "Thrive: Exploring Happiness the...

Fight Food Cravings, Get Fit: Nadeen Boman Shares Her Secrets

Posted 08.08.2011 | Canada Living

Nadeen Boman knows how to motivate people to get fit. The former pro cheerleader and certified trainer has helped whip women into shape as co-host of ...

Canada vs. America: Who Is Healthier?

Posted 08.08.2011 | Canada Living

As Canadians, it's practically in our nature to compare ourselves to our neighbours to the south. And while they may be able to boast things like T.J....

Boost Your Metabolism In Five Steps

Posted 08.08.2011 | Canada Living

Anyone who has a proactive interest in healthy living is likely very familiar with the phrase, 'Boost your metabolism.' There are many product clai...

Women Feel Old At 29; Men Feel Old At 58, Study Says

Posted 08.08.2011 | Canada Living

Remember when 29 seemed like an absolutely ancient age? Yeah, us neither. But 29 is apparently the actual age you start to feel properly old. If you'r...

Cucumber Water: The Most Refreshing Drink Ever? (RECIPE)

Posted 08.09.2011 | Canada Living

Sometimes the last thing you want to chug down is a sugary beverage. Even sports drinks, supposedly more refreshing than water, leave you feeling like...

Dinner Recipe: Butternut Squash Quinoa Bowl

Posted 08.09.2011 | Canada Living

After you've worked all day, possibly driven the kids here, there and everywhere, the last thing you feel like doing is slaving in the kitchen for an ...

Healthy Burger Recipe: A Favourite Gets A Makeover From Nutritionist Joy McCarthy

Posted 08.10.2011 | Canada Living

All too often, when I review my clients' food journals, I see these "food-like" items on their have-eaten list. They admit to indulging in them after ...

Gluten-Free Recipe: Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf

Posted 08.10.2011 | Canada Living

Now, more than ever, people realize eliminating gluten from their diet -- even for a week or two -- can lead to some positive health changes (no more ...

Kale Chips Recipe: Try This Healthy Alternative To Potato Chips

Posted 08.10.2011 | Canada Living

I was riding the streetcar home the other day and couldn't help but notice a 20-something guy sitting a little too close for comfort crunching away on...

Yoga Poses To Heal Your Heart

Posted 08.11.2011 | Canada Living

There's always a lot of talk about the heart -- both as a physical organ and as our spiritual centre. In yogic philosophy, the heart (also known as...

The Last 10 Pounds: Tips To Reach Your Weight-Loss Goal Safely

Posted 08.11.2011 | Canada Living

The last 10 pounds of a weight-loss goal can be the most difficult to shed, so it's important to treat your mind and body with kindness when you hit t...

Top 6 Exercises To Tone Your Abs

Posted 08.12.2011 | Canada Living

When designing an abdominal workout, it's important to keep in mind the golden rule of resistance training: the last few repetitions should be difficu...

Toxins In Beauty Products: Tips On Chemicals And Products To Avoid From Expert Gillian Deacon

Posted 08.12.2011 | Canada Living

Do you know what kinds of chemicals you're putting on your body? Gillian Deacon, author of "There's Lead in Your Lipstick: Toxins in Our Everyday Body...

Superfood Smoothie Recipe: Chocolate Maca Raspberry

Posted 08.12.2011 | Canada Living

Maca, also known as nature's Viagra, is loved by healthy foodies and nutritionists for more than just its libido-boosting benefits. If you haven't alr...

Rice Pudding: A Healthier Way To Whip Up This Dessert (RECIPE)

Posted 08.15.2011 | Canada Living

Rice pudding is one of the most delicious desserts (if you haven't tried it, what are you waiting for!?). The only problem is most recipes built aroun...

Healthy Snacks: Satisfy Your Sweet Cravings With Berries, Apples, Nut Butter And More

Posted 08.15.2011 | Canada Living

Processed foods such as candy, chocolate bars, ice cream, cakes, cookies and pies are like sludge for your digestive tract. Any ingredient your body d...

Raw Oatmeal Raisin Cookie: The Healthy Alternative To Store-Bought (RECIPE)

Posted 08.15.2011 | Canada Living

Oatmeal raisin cookies are probably one of North America's favourite comfort foods -- along with apple pie and ice cream. Unfortunately, most cookies ...

Six Fashion Apps You Should Have

Posted 08.18.2011 | Canada Living
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If you’re as sartorially smart as you are tech-savvy, you’re in luck. Over the last few weeks, we’ve been bombarded with news on new fashion-the...

Maximize Your Workout: Make The Most Of Your Gym Time With These Tips

Posted 08.22.2011 | Canada Living

To get through our day-to-day time commitments, we make a plan for everything, from what's for dinner to date night to pick-up times for ballet and ho...

3 Steps To A Flat(ter) Belly: An Expert Shows You How

Posted 08.23.2011 | Canada Living

Although we hear endlessly about the desire for washboard abs, in reality, we're not meant to have an absolutely flat abdominal area (so don't go suck...

Back To School Tech Gadgets: Tablets, Laptops and Smart Phones Top The List For 2011

Posted 08.24.2011 | Canada Living

Back to school shopping used to be about new notebooks, pencils, and crayons. These days it's still about that, plus all the new-fangled gadgets that ...

Best Stretches After A Run

Posted 08.25.2011 | Canada Living

After a run, the best stretches to do are static stretches. A static stretch is when you place your body in a certain position and hold the stretch fo...