Entries by Arti Patel from 09/2011

Top 10 Detoxifying Foods

Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada Living

While I'm a firm believer that detoxification is an essential part of optimal health, I acknowledge there is a lot of misinformation on how to detox s...

Back-To-School Fashion 2011: Classics Are Key This Fall For Kids' Clothes (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada Living

For kids and teens, one of the more exciting elements of back-to-school season -- apart from seeing their friends -- is the prospect of new clothes fo...

Women In Leadership: Canada's Long-Standing Failure

Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada Living

Canada is lagging behind to support women in leadership roles, and the shortcoming is noticeable both on a local and international scale. From the ...

Active Dads, Smarter Kids: Fathers' Involved Parenting Helps Children's Intellectual Abilities, Study Says

Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada Living

Being active in their children's lives is one goal most parents work hard at every day, and a new study suggests good news for dads who spend hours on...

Goji And Cacao Super Snack Recipe

Posted 09.02.2011 | Canada Living

Can you imagine if you had superpowers? I can. That's because I eat superfoods that deliver megawatt nutrition in bite-sized amounts. While I exaggera...

Lisa LaFlamme Is CTV's New Chief News Anchor: Who Are Canada's Women In Broadcast Television? (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.02.2011 | Canada Living

CTV National News anchor Lloyd Robertson had his final sign off Sept. 1 after 60 years in broadcast television. CTV announced last summer that the ...

Younger-Looking Skin: 7 Nutrients You Need

Posted 09.06.2011 | Canada Living

When most of us think of healthy looking skin, we often wonder where we can find the latest and greatest lotion, cream or cosmetic to get it. But the ...

TIFF Fashion Trends Translated Into Real Life From The Coveteur Girls (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.08.2011 | Canada Living

A-list celebrities have been filling red carpets and press rooms over the past two weeks at the Toronto International Film Festival, and all eyes have...

Canadian Couples: Jack And Olivia, Rachel and Ryan And Other Favourites

Posted 09.08.2011 | Canada Living

Canada fell into mourning a few short weeks ago with the loss of NDP leader Jack Layton. Doubtless on everyone's mind was the loss suffered by Layton'...

Canadian Surrogate Mother Abandoned By Couple

Posted 09.12.2011 | Canada Living

Cathleen Hachey’s first try as a surrogate mother took a heartbreaking turn when she was abandoned via text message last spring, 27 weeks into the p...

Survivorman Les Stroud On Mentorship, Survival And Giving Back

Posted 09.13.2011 | Canada Living

If we're lucky, we have a mentor at some point in our lives. It can be our parents, who guide us throughout our lives; a favourite teacher who tells u...

Older Moms Face More Birth Complications

Posted 09.15.2011 | Canada Living

Women over 35 face higher risks of birth complications but good prenatal care can help manage the risks, a new report suggests. ...

Fall Hair And Beauty Trends: Experts Share TIFF-Inspired Beauty Tips

Posted 09.15.2011 | Canada Living

The celebrities, the fans and red carpet fashions ended this weekend as the Toronto International Film Festival wrapped up. But the beauty trends we s...

TIFF Fashion People's Choice: Best And Worst Dressed Celebs On The Red Carpet

Posted 09.19.2011 | Canada Living

The red carpet was rolled back in and stars have left the city as the Toronto International Film Festival said goodbye for another year on Sunday. Thr...

Seeing Red: Our Favourite Redheads

Posted 09.20.2011 | Canada Living

There's rarely any love for redheads. Take the recent story that the world's largest sperm bank -- Cryos -- has started to turn down sperm from red...

Surrogate Anxiety: Women Deeply Upset By Process, Study Says

Posted 09.23.2011 | Canada

Their key role in the arcane world of surrogate motherhood has received relatively little scientific examination, but it turns out surrogates are ofte...

Arlene Dickinson's Art Of Persuasion: Her Secrets To Success

Posted 09.26.2011 | Canada Living

By the time Arlene Dickinson was 30, she was divorced with four kids, had no savings and a high school diploma. Today, she's one of the country's most...

Canada's Living Standards: A Pretty Good Place To Live, Eh

Posted 09.26.2011 | Canada Living

"I am Canadian!" is a declaration that any good Canuck will proclaim to those who will listen. After all, we're all convinced that Canada is by far t...

Eat Less: Try Eating With The Other Hand To Help With Weight Loss

Posted 09.26.2011 | Canada Living

Losing weight isn't easy, and chances are the endless struggle to drop five, 10 or 20 pounds leaves you feeling more frustrated and hungry than triump...

Women And Friendships: Why We Are Falling Behind In Keeping Up Our Social Lives

Posted 09.26.2011 | Canada Living

Ladies, we need to get a life. No, seriously. Women are spending way less time on their social lives, according to recent figures from Statistics ...

Girls' Self-Esteem: How To Help Children Value Their Inner Beauty

Posted 09.27.2011 | Canada Living

Kids enter the world oblivious to our harsh standards of beauty. When baby girls take their first steps, they know nothing about supermodels, airbrush...

Homemade Hazelnut Spread Recipe

Posted 09.27.2011 | Canada Living

When you start reading food labels, instead of obsessing over nutrition panels (i.e. fat/carb/protein content), you learn about what you're actually p...

High School Aims To Beat World Record

Posted 09.27.2011 | Canada Living

Students at a Montreal-area high school are aiming to break a world record for the largest ever food drive in a limited timespan, a recor...

Athlete's Foot: Natural Remedies To Treat Foot Fungus

Posted 09.27.2011 | Canada Living

Athlete's foot can be painful. But, luckily, it's also easy to fix. It's caused by a fungus called Trichophyton, which is part of the ringworm family....

Belinda Stronach To Receive Honours

Posted 09.28.2011 | Canada Living

Former federal cabinet minister Belinda Stronach and Winnipeg-area MP Joy Smith are being honoured by the Canadian National Committee for UN Women. ...