5 health benefits of orange vegetables

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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The joys of surfing

Canadian women are increasingly discovering the joys of surfing on our own shores’and farther south. Here’s why "hanging 10" is so good for you

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5 fitness gadgets you have to try

Whether you’re a seasoned workout pro or just getting back into the swing of things, fitness gadgets can be useful tools for achieving your goals. Here are five new gadgets to help you up your game

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Can you get fit shopping?

 How much time do you spend looking for the perfect gift? According to a recent Ipsos Reid poll, Canadians will spend 11 hours, on average, shopping for presents for family and friends this holiday seasons. But that got me thinking’ if we’re spending more time at the mall and less time at the gym, it […]

What to do with green tomatoes

I just cleaned up my garden on the weekend in anticipation of today’s awful, terrible, icy cold weather and picked piles of green tomatoes that probably won’t have a chance to ripen. Many of them are cherry tomatoes (pear tomatoes, actually – small and pear-shaped), so fried green tomatoes isn’t really an option. I was […]

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Natural home remedies: Nail problems

Whether or not you’re the manicure type, you’ll want to seek help when fingernails or toenails turn into eyesores. Here are some ways to get your nails back in shape