News: Study suggests eating too much white rice may raise your diabetes risk

New research, published in the British Medical Journal, has found high-consumption of white rice to be associated with an increased risk of developing type... Read more


News: Guys, your fatty diet could be harming your sperm

We already know that a healthy diet is an important factor in a woman's fertility. Now, new research published in the journal, Human Reproduction, has found a connection between a high-fat diet... Read more

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News: Who in the world lives the longest?

The life expectancy of the world's total population currently sits at 67.59 years. But which parts of the world are living the longest?According to the CIA... Read more


Beauty: Skincare specifically for your age

I recently tried out the Radiance skincare line from Stages of Beauty. The anti-aging products are formulated by age to ensure your skin is getting the proper protection at each stage in your... Read more


News: Prescribing heroin more cost-effective in treating addiction

A new study has found prescribing heroin to be more cost-effective in treating addiction than methadone, according to in the study... Read more

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News: Celebs take to the catwalk for The Heart Truth Fashion Show

Last night I had the opportunity to attend The Heart Truth Fashion Show - and it's befitting that the event fell on International Women's Day as the campaign's purpose is to raise awareness about... Read more


News: Disney closes anti-obesity exhibit after criticism for shaming overweight kids

Disney recently ran a trial exhibit at it's Epcot Center, called Habit Heroes, in which animated characters named "Will Power" and "Callie Stenics" led visitors through the interactive... Read more


Meatless Monday: Curried Mung Bean Stew

You can make this filling vegetarian stew with any type of bean. I used mung beans that I'd soaked from dry overnight. Bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil and add two diced potatoes. Cook until just tender (but not soft). Meanwhile, in a saute... Read more


Nutrition: The joy of lentils

The fun thing with writing about food and nutrition is attending events that feature some of my favourite chefs. Last week that was Food Network host Michael Smith. Smith is well-known for his straightforward approach to home cooking and for supporting... Read more

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