Digestive Health

Drink Diet Pop All The Time? Stop It

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 09.19.2014 | Canada Living

Promoted as an aid to good health, artificial sweeteners may in fact be boosting diabetes risk, said a study Wednesday that urged a rethink of their w...

Which Country Eats The Most Sugar? (It's Not The U.S.)

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada Living

We may not know how much sugar we're eating on a daily basis, but we can all agree it's probably not a healthy amount. On Tuesday, the Heart and S...

Cutting Out Junk And Setting Goals Helped This Man Lose 140 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Jamieson Wolf, writer and office worker AGE: 36 CITY: Ottawa By The Numbers: 310 at my heaviest, currently 170, for a total weight loss of ...

Dating With Digestive Issues, Food Allergies and Intolerances

Sondi Bruner | Posted 09.17.2014 | Canada Living
Sondi Bruner

While not a requirement, first dates often involve activities like eating at restaurants and going out for drinks. When you've got food allergies or intolerances, a digestive disorder, or simply like to eat clean, many restaurants become a minefield of potential dangers and embarrassing moments.

What To Eat And What To Avoid When You Have The Runs

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.17.2014 | Canada Living

It's the most uncomfortable thing that can happen at a party, and the bane of every traveller's journey: diarrhea. With food poisoning common durin...

How Our Guts Influence Our Mood

CBC | Posted 09.17.2014 | Canada Living

Mounting evidence that gut bacteria affect mood and behaviour has researchers investigating just how much power these tiny microbes wield over our men...

Six Reasons Why Bacteria Is Good for You

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

These days we are constantly bombarded by commercial messages urging us to fight germs and rid ourselves of bacteria. But in the right places and amounts, bacteria are actually very valuable to our health and wellness.

Want to Look Good Naked? Here's How

Melissa Ramos | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Living
Melissa Ramos

I remember that evening well: We burst into my bedroom trying to take each others clothes off and my nose scratched from my shirt button as he miscalculated the strip down. Almost a trip over his left pant leg and a bump to my shin over the trunk and we finally conquered the journey to my bed. It was hot and there I was feeling like a 20-year old sex kitten being taken by strong hands that wrestled me into the sheets. And there, in a game of twister, I looked down.