10 ways laughter is good for your health (1/10)

Find out why researchers believe laughing is as good for your health as a mild workout

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Burns calories

Laughing for 10 to 15 minutes raises energy expenditure, increases heart rate, and can burn up to 40 calories. However, it’s not a weight-loss method. “People can’t eat at McDonald’s and then expect to laugh away their lunch,” says Dr. Maciej Buchowski, a professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University. Even so, a few calories every day translates to a few pounds a year.

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Secrets to Staying Healthy & Happy

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Flamenco eggs

This spectacular Spanish-style egg and vegetable dish looks wonderful and is incredibly easy to cook for a light lunch or supper. Serve with crusty bread.

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15 Stylish Shoes That Are Actually Good For Your Feet

Bunions, blisters, bruises, oh my! Historically, wearing stylish shoes meant aches and pains, and nasty effects from head to toe. Lucky for our legs, sneakers and “ugly sandals” have made a major fashion comeback and our feet couldn’t be happier about it.

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Cherry Club Cocktail

For a refreshing summer beverage, add some cherry juice to your favourite cocktail for a twist on a Canadian classic.

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Events: Drop your green beer and run

 St. Paddy’s Day has turned over a new leaf. Puns aside’while the day is more associated with drinking green lager and guys begging for a smooch with their ‘Kiss Me I’m Irish’ buttons, I’m loving the idea of a St. Patrick’s Day race. Here are a few. Good luck!The Original St Patrick’s Day Road RaceMarch 12, […]