8 healthy beauty resolutions (2/8)

This year, resolve to treat yourself right, from the inside out. Here are eight simple beauty resolutions that will also make you healthier

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Exfoliate your skin

Dead skin cells equal dull skin tone. And by not getting rid of them, you’re sabotaging the hydrating effects of body cleansers and moisturizers as they try to “battle through” the buildup barrier. Use a body scrub about twice a week. Alternatively, try daily dry-body brushing before showering.

Using a brush or loofah mitt, buff your skin in circular motions (don’t scrub too hard), starting with the soles of your feet, then working upward on legs, front and back. Pay special attention to backs of the thighs, upper arms and hips. Of course, in the shower, you can use a nylon puff or sea sponge with your favourite body cleanser for a more gentle slough.

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Thai Sweet Potato and Coconut Soup

This hearty soup eats more like a meal because of the coconut milk in it. Enjoy it with a salad on the side for the perfect light meal at dinner or lunch.

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5 healthy meals to make this week: Salmon

Not sure what’s for dinner (or lunch, for that matter)? Try these salmon dishes, packed with omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients. From foreign flavours to Canadian favourites, there is something to entice everyone’s taste buds

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News: When are you too old for motherhood?

With Mother’s Day just barely behind us and reproductive rights taking centre stage in the political arena, there is another parenting issue on my mind today: the trend of delayed parenthood.The average age at which women are choosing to become mothers seems to have increased over the past few decades. According to Statistics Canada, "Twenty […]