Collagen has earned accolades in the beauty industry for it’s ability to restore moisture to the skin, improve elasticity and more. (The wrinkle-preventing protein occurs naturally in our body but depletes as we age.) But did you know collagen also supports healthy digestion and gut health? (Bye-bye, belly bloat!) This collagen smoothie is packed with energizing ingredients to support both beauty and health. Matcha is full of antioxidants shown to improve mood and manage anxiety while collagen helps to improve hair, skin, nails, joints, ligaments and tendons.
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Approximately 2 million Canadians have diabetes, a group of diseases characterized by high blood-glucose levels. When you eat, your body metabolizes carbohydrates into glucose, which is then ushered out of the blood and into the body’s cells by insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas. If you have an insulin disorder, glucose remains in the blood and is unavailable to fuel the cells’ activities. The result is elevated blood-sugar levels.
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 […]
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Decreasing your risk for breast cancer could be as simple as going for a long walk every day. A new study, published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention found that post-menopausal women who walked at least seven hours a week had a 14 percent lower risk of breast cancer than women who walked […]
If you hate your receding hairline, a new study might make you deplore it even more. The study, published in the journal BMJ Open, shows that balding men are 32 percent more likely to get coronary heart disease than men with full-heads of hair. “We found a significant, though modest, link between baldness, at least […]
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