5 guilt-free holiday treats (1/5)

Here are five tasty reasons to savour the season'without worrying about extra calories

Cranberries

Cranberries

Yes, this berry can prevent urinary tract infections. A random, double-blind study from Italy found that women who drank cranberry extract had less bacteria in their urine.

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Secrets to Staying Healthy & Happy

Five reasons to swim for health

  After watching Michael Phelps and Dara Torres in the Olympic Water Cube, I’ve decided to take a harder look at swimming; I’m even considering enrolling in a Masters Swimming program this fall. So what are the pros and cons of swimming, and what’s the best way to get back into the pool? Let’s start […]

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“I found my inner athlete.”

Growing up with a prosthetic leg, Chinyere Eni avoided exercise; weight gain and a desire to help others helped her learn to be active within her physical limitations

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Ask your doctor about the vitamin D test

Studies show a lack of vitamin D could contribute to diseases such as cancer and osteoporosis. A test from your doctor can tell you if you’re getting enough of the sunshine vitamin