Links roundup: July 18

Some of my favourite stories from around the web this week:From the Office Diet, tips on taking care of your body at work.From Plenty Magazine, one rancher's story of making goat's milk ice cream.From FitSugar, 5 tips for applying sunscreen properly.From LivHealthy, some excellent reasons to be more active.From the Globe and Mail, a new […]

Some of my favourite stories from around the web this week:

From the Office Diet, tips on taking care of your body at work.

From Plenty Magazine, one rancher’s story of making goat’s milk ice cream.

From FitSugar, 5 tips for applying sunscreen properly.

From LivHealthy, some excellent reasons to be more active.

From the Globe and Mail, a new social networking website for hospital-bound kids and their friends and family.

From BBC News, how exercise can slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

From Small Bites, why raw garlic is better than cooked.

From Help My Hurt, how to make your own heating pad/rice bag.

And from Eat, Drink & Be Vegan, how to prepare baby bok choy on the grill (it looks delicious!).

Secrets to Staying Healthy & Happy

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New online: What would you say to your 16-year-old self?

Oh, if we could only go back and firmly shake some sense into our teenage selves! I would tell 16-year-old Jenn that it’s, like, so totally not worth it to spill tears over high-school boys. Knowing that would have saved me so much time. I might also might make her watch this poignant video about […]

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Soccer Stories: The difference between men and women on sports teams

 I’m not one to follow the whole “men are from Mars, women are from Venus” idea. Some guys are sensitive and some women are hard-edged, just as some men don’t show their emotions and some women can’t conceal how they feel. But when it comes to adult recreational sports, there is a true separation in […]

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Events: What’s happening this week

Looking for something to do? Here are three fit and healthy Canadian events this week. Get motivated to be healthy and lose weight Toronto, October 2, 3Expos can be tons of fun, and this weekend at Toronto’s Direct Energy Centre, the Weight Wise & Healthy Lifestyle Expo promises to be inspiring and motivational. Along with […]