5 reasons to eat more nuts (1/6)

Brazils, walnuts, almonds, pistachios... nuts are packed with goodness. Here's how they can help your health

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Eat more nuts!

Research shows that tree nuts are packed with far more health benefits than their size might indicate. Unless you or someone in your family is allergic, you can count them as a heart-healthy, cholesterol-reducing superfood. All are loaded with calories thanks to their healthy unsaturated fat, so if you’re adding nuts to your day, cut out not-as-nutritious snacks, or add an extra walk. Here’s the latest on their nutty goodness.

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I love to run’but sometimes, my body protests, especially as I increase my mileage. My personal issue is with my hip flexors and the other muscles in the area’after a 12 km run the weekend before last, for instance, the area all around my left hip tightened up so much that I was limping the […]

How to avoid a bad start with your mother-in-law: 3 tips

In the September 2008 issue of Best Health magazine, on newsstands today, advice columnist Ellie Tesher, host of the Slice-TV show Outlaw In-Laws, discusses the in-law relationship in her article "When Your Mother-in-Law Is No Joke." In the story, she offers 3 tips for new "DILs" (that’s daughters-in-law) who want to avoid a bad start […]

What did you do yesterday?

    While this may read like an elementary school essay, it’s more about how I used Canada Day to focus on myself and family. That’s a rare treat nowadays, and I do recommend it. Yesterday I had the day off, like many Canadians. So I booked an appointment with my hairstylist, who works independently […]

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Our best healthy pasta recipes

Crunched for time? Pasta is a versatile staple food that provides a nutritious foundation for a wide range of quick and healthy meals. Here are some of our best healthy pasta recipes