Entries by Arti Patel from 09/2012

Organic Food: Is Organic Food Actually Healthier? Study Says Not So Much

Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Living

WASHINGTON - Patient after patient asked: Is eating organic food, which costs more, really better for me?Unsure, Stanford University doctors dug throu...

Seasonal Foods: 45 Healthy Foods To Eat This Fall

Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Living

It's time to replace all those ice cream bars and burgers with root vegetables and herbs. Sure, autumn is known for squashes, pumpkins and berries...

How To Kiss: New (And Tasty) Ways To Lock Lips

Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Living

Suck. Kiss. Release. Repeat. It's that easy. It's that exchange between two lips that can sometimes be super awkward or super sloppy. The key to t...

10 Back-To-School Mobile Apps For University Students

Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Living

Many students are heading back to school with smartphones and tablets in their backpacks, and there's a host of free and low-cost apps out there that ...

Weight Loss Myths: Bob Harper's Tips To Get In Shape

Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Living

Feeling motivated to get started losing weight? Not quite so fast. Before we begin, we need to clear the deck of some big myths that might hold you in...

Vaginal Health: How To Keep Your Vagina Healthy And Clean

Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Living

If your vagina could smile, it would -- if you're keeping it healthy that is. Just like any part of the body, keeping a healthy vagina means takin...

Coca-Cola Freestyle: Trying To Find The Tastiest Mixed Coca-Cola Flavour

Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Living

Each week, The Huffington Post Canada's Living team will try out something that has sparked our curiosity, and as long as we live to tell the tale, we...

Obesity Doesn't Always Mean Unfit

Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Living

Some obese people can be just as fit as those of a normal weight and carry no greater risk of developing heart disease or cancer, studies suggest. ...

Science Of Orgasms: Sex Talk Just Got A Little Nerdy

Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Living

Ever wonder the science behind the orgasm but were too afraid to ask? Well, this fun instructional cartoon from AsapSCIENCE provides a great t...

Study Says Aboriginal Kids At Greater Risk Of Injury, Death

Posted 09.07.2012 | Canada Impact

A new report by the Canadian Paediatric Society says aboriginal children are at a much greater risk of becoming seriously injured or killed than other...

Foods Before Bed: Foods You Should Never Eat Before You Snooze

Posted 09.07.2012 | Canada Living

That midnight snack may not be worth it after all. We've all had late nights when the thought of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich or a plate of ...

Crowdfunding Platforms: Watsi Allows Donors To Pay For Medical Treatments Abroad

Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Impact

Got an urge to give? Crowdfunding could be the answer. For those who like to give through crowdfunding — the concept of multiple donors connecti...

Lunch Deliveries Canada: What's Cookin' In Your City?

Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Living

There's nothing like getting a fresh healthy meal delivered to your door -- or better yet, to your desk. The Tiffin Project, a new lunch delivery ...

Ida Herbert Guinness World Record: 96-Year-Old Holds Record For Oldest Yoga Teacher

Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Ida Herbert stands with her feet wide apart, takes a deep breath, and bends her body to one side to touch her left foot, settling into a tri...

Body And Smoking: 'Tobacco Body' Ad Shows Us The Ugly Truth (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Living

Smokers, you aren't looking so good on the inside. In a new ad campaign by the Cancer Society of Finland, the 'Tobacco Body,' goes beyond the imag...

E-Cigarette Teen Popularity Prompts Concerns

Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Living

Parents and experts are expressing concerns about the rising popularity of electronic cigarettes with teenagers since the product's health effects are...

Find A Therapist: How To Choose A Therapist

Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Living

It may sound easy when someone tells you to talk to a therapist — but how easy is it to actually find one? Noah Rubinstein, founder and CEO of th...

Legionnaires' Disease Kills 12th Person Since July

Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Living

Quebec City public health officials have confirmed the death of a 12th patient who suffered complications caused by legionnaires' disease. ...

Saying I Love You: Study Finds Men Say 'I Love You' First

Posted 09.12.2012 | Canada Living

It's the three little words that can either be a relationship milestone or prove to be the exact opposite: I love you. And guess what — men are...

Alcohol Abuse: Chilling Commercial Depicts How Kids See Us When We Drink

Posted 09.12.2012 | Canada Living

Forget about all those monsters in the closet — parents may have a new monster to worry about: themselves. A new campaign from Finland that aims...

Work Life Balance: Women Say Finding A Work And Home Balance Is The Biggest Challenge Today

Posted 09.12.2012 | Canada Living

Finding an equal balance between work and life is still the biggest challenge women face today. According to a poll of 500 Canadian female managers...

Antidepressants, Sleeping Pills Raise Driving Risk

Posted 09.12.2012 | Canada Living

Drivers who take certain antidepressants, anti-anxiety or sleeping pills could be at higher risk for motor vehicle collisions. Psychotrop...

Tapeworm Parasite: Scientists Tracking Spread Of Worm That Can Move From Coyotes To Dogs

Posted 09.13.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Animal health researchers are watching what appears to be mounting evidence of the spread of a potentially dangerous parasite in coyotes, fo...

Foods For Liver: 10 Foods For A Healthy And Clean Liver

Posted 09.13.2012 | Canada Living

Think of your liver like your own personal filtering system: Suck in the bad and spit out the good. "The liver has many important functions that ...

Effects Of Caffeine: Why Excessive Caffeine Is Bad For Your Child's Health

Posted 09.17.2012 | Canada Living

Parents, if you're worried about children eating too much sugar — you can go ahead and add caffeine to the list as well. No, we're not talking a...