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10 Everyday Ways to Lower Your Risk of Cancer

Prithwish De, PhD | Posted 09.09.2014 | Canada Living
Prithwish De, PhD

There are many factors we can't control that affect our cancer risk, like growing older, our genetic profile and having a family history of the disease. But the good news is that there is a lot we can control. It's as simple as making healthy choices every day and having policies in place that protect our health. Here are the top 10 ways to lower your risk of cancer.

Five Back-to-School Snacks That You'll Love Too

Jane Dummer | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Smart snacking can be a valuable part of a healthy food plan. Choosing nutritious snacks keeps blood sugar levels stable and helps fuel the mind and body all day long at school and work. At this busy time of year, let's explore five smart snack ideas using food you already have in your kitchen.

Five Foods to Keep You Cool This Summer

Jane Dummer | Posted 09.10.2014 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Are you wondering how to stay cool as a cucumber this summer? Keeping hydrated is important year round, but especially in the warm weather, as it prevents our bodies from overheating. To remain cool during the dog days of summer, here are five delicious and hydrating foods to add to your menu.

WATCH: These Health Foods Aren't What They Seem

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

Dieting can be tricky. Trying to figure out exactly which foods are good for you is never easy, especially when there are so many tempting treats lini...

6 Strategies for Your Juice Cleanse

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 11.30.2013 | Canada
Sacha DeVoretz

I love juicing, and I'm not alone. I sat down with fitness genius Joe Cross, and he gave me some basic tips and tricks for how to pull off a successful juice cleanse. After speaking with Joe for ten minutes, I was starting to understand how he has motivated people around the world to lose more than half a million pounds.

Divide and Conquer: How to Get Your Daily Fruits and Vegetables

Carol Dombrow | Posted 07.18.2013 | Canada Living
Carol Dombrow

Canadians are not meeting the Food Guide recommendations, especially when it comes to eating enough fruit and vegetables. Part of the problem is knowing how many fruits and vegetables we need to eat in a day and what a serving size should be. Guess what? We all have a terrific tool at our disposal to help us eat healthy -- our dinner plate.

How to Get the Most Benefits Out of a Juice Cleanse

Marni Wasserman | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada Living
Marni Wasserman

I know you may be thinking, isn't just drinking juice in general better than no juice at all? Well, there is something to be said about that, as it's better than what most people are drinking daily (soda, sugared coffees and pasteurized juice). However if you are making the effort to enhance your health, then you may as well go the full length and do it right!

The Mango Man Cometh (in the Cayman Islands)

Kailash and Shivana Maharaj | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada Travel
Kailash and Shivana Maharaj

We made one wrong turn, that was all. Though a small island, leave it to my sister and I to end up lost on Grand Cayman. Irritated and circling the roundabout once again, we notice a fruit truck, laden with bright orange mangoes and piles of other fruit -- a necessary diversion.

Do You Suffer From "Plant Blindness"?

David Suzuki | Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada
David Suzuki

Show someone a photo of a lush forest with a grizzly bear and ask what's in the picture. Most will answer, "a bear." Add a spotted owl to the scene, and the response might become, "a grizzly bear under an owl." What you are unlikely to hear is a description of the flora accompanying the charismatic fauna.

Get Glowing Skin With These 10 Foods

The Huffington Post Canada | Doug DiPasquale | Posted 11.26.2011 | Canada Style

Skin health is almost always approached from an outside-in perspective. With all the creams, moisturizers, sunscreens and cosmetics out there, most pe...