Hydration

Can Drinking Water Before Dinner Really Help You Lose Weight?

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 09.01.2015 | Canada Living

Just another reason to get more water in your life.

5 Ways to Make Summer Last All Year Long

Dr. Allana Polo | Posted 08.26.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. Allana Polo

Just about now you've hit your summer groove: maybe it includes less demanding work days, more relaxing social outings and longer nights spent nurturing your soul with "me" activities. Stress levels tend to drop in the summer months, and overall we have a sunnier outlook (pardon the pun).

Brew the Perfect Iced Tea Without the Extra Calories

Jane Dummer | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

With summer upon us, it's time to perfect everyone's favourite thirst quencher: iced tea! And who better to seek advice from than Certified Tea Sommelier Raelene Gannon. Discover Gannon's top tips for brewing the best iced tea, along with my suggestions for adding flavour without extra calories.

How to Keep Your Skin Glowing This Summer

Dr. Allana Polo | Posted 06.11.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. Allana Polo

The heat is on and we say bring the summer sun -- it's for basking in, strolling in and getting active in. But before you shed your layers and hit the beach, park or your favourite walking path, make sure you adjust your skincare routine and take some extra measures to protect yourself from summer skin problems.

How To Trick Yourself Into Drinking More Water

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 05.22.2015 | Canada Living

You've heard it before and you'll hear it again — drinking water is good for you in a whole bunch of ways, including improving digestion and clearin...

Five Steps to Better Digestive Health

Jane Dummer | Posted 06.20.2015 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Spring is the perfect time to refresh and renew with simple steps towards better digestive health. The body constantly requires adaptation in response to related periods of life, the change of seasons, as well as everyday environmental and lifestyle factors. I'm thrilled to share with you my top five steps to refresh and renew your digestive system this spring season.

The Surprising Signs You're Not Drinking Enough Water

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Living

We've all heard it a hundred times — you need to drink eight glasses of water a day in order to stay hydrated. But that's an average number, and it'...

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.

Surprising Tips To Keep You Hydrated This Summer

CBC | Posted 09.08.2014 | Canada Living

Exercising and spending more time outdoors in the summer can leave you sweaty, hot and thirsty. And while it’s best not to wait till you actually f...

7 Reasons To Keep Hydrated

Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Every doctor, dietitian, fitness expert, and parent says the same thing: Drink more water. If you're one of those people who aren't convinced of hydra...

5 Healthy and Refreshing Summer Drink Alternatives

Marni Wasserman | Posted 09.19.2013 | Canada Living
Marni Wasserman

Hot summer days beg for cool, refreshing drinks. Typically, people reach for beverages like juices, sodas, or lattes that are highly sugared, empty-calorie drinks. Now if after reading this, you are still thinking "but water is boring," then it's time for you to get a hold of just a few simple ingredients to make your own homemade summer refreshments that you can sip on with a smile.

How to Stay Safe in Extreme Heat

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

If you or a person near you experience heat stress or the possibility of a heat stroke, call your emergency service. In the meantime, move yourself or the one you're helping to a shady or air-conditioned place and, if necessary, remove excess clothing. If available, use ice or cold water to lower the body temperature.

How To Avoid Dehydration -- And Common Causes For Body's Lack Of Fluid

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada Living

As soon as you feel like you're thirsty, you're already dehydrated. So goes the accepted wisdom when it comes to necessary water intake in the body, b...