5 health benefits of orange vegetables (1/5)

Health Canada recommends eating at least one serving of orange vegetables per day. Here's why

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Fight breast cancer early

Retinoic acid is a substance derived from vitamin A that is plentiful in sweet potatoes and carrots. In research done at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, retinoic acid helped act against breast cancer at its two earliest stages (but not in its two later stages).

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Meatless Monday: Vegan Red Thai Curry with Tofu

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The body weight workout

The latest exercise craze doesn’t involve bells, whistles, flexy bands or any other special equipment. Instead, it uses you. Body weight training refers to exercises in which you use your body’s weight as a tool for building strength. Here’s a typical body weight training workout