5 ways apples help keep the doctor away (1/5)

Can an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Check out these five health benefits and see for yourself

apple heart health

Protect your heart

Apples are a top source of quercetin, a plant chemical that seems to protect the lining of the blood vessels. Damage to that lining raises the risk of cardiovascular disease.

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7 sexy books to read

November, you’re sexy! According to Statistics Canada, the highest number of births occurs in July (November plus nine months = July). Here are seven sexy books to read while snuggling under the covers this month


The naked truth about the May issue

Why is the woman on the cover wearing only a smile? Because she’s an example of a Canadian woman who lives her life with a balanced approach to health. That leads to happiness, and positive feelings about our bodies. I know that feeling—but I also know how it feels when I don’t take care of […]

BC wins the prize?

That’s Fit reports that despite growing waistlines around the world, obesity rates in BC have actually dropped over the past 10 years. (My home province… I’m so proud.) Why? Share your theories in the comments. It can’t all be because of Lululemon, can it?Don’t miss a single Best Health Blog post—subscribe today via RSS or […]

Enter the Yves Rocher Women of the Earth contest

Do you know a woman (perhaps it’s you?) who is working hard to make the planet a better place? Help her gain recognition—and earn up to 5,000 euros for her cause—by nominating her for a Women of the Earth award from the Yves Rocher Foundation.All women over 18 are eligible. For more information, including the […]