Category Archives: Wellness

A Cup of Tea can Be The Best Solution for Everyday Wellness

Before medicine and pharmaceuticals filled our remedy box, food and food ingredients were considered healing agents. Hippocrates was wise in his understanding of the special powers of food, beyond satisfying our appetites: "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." There are many cultures that rely on herbal remedies and natural foods for everything...
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How to Stay Healthy in The Winter Naturally

Winter can be the most wonderful time of year. What's better than the crisp air, making snow angels and a warm cup of tea? For some of us, however, winter can also bring about the cold and flu, dry skin and a downturn in our health goals.

Here, the Canadian Health Food Association shares...

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14 Ways to Relax without Alcohol or Food

Happy hours can be a great way to unwind after a stressful day at work. You bond with your coworkers, talk about your day and listen to some upbeat music. Think it differently, if you make such activities a routine, you could be taking in more alcohol and empty calories than you want. Read more

Top 5 Cold Weather Comforts

With the end of summer holidays, shorter days, cooler temperatures and school routines back in full swing, the fall season is made for pampering yourself with creature comforts. The next time you're missing long summer nights spent outside, try one or more of these five ways to cozy up to fall and face the...

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Health Benefits of Grounding

All You Need to Know About Grounding

Grounding is the actual process of placing your feet on the ground and making contact with sand, dirt, grass or concrete, especially wet ones. There are some recent reports which indicate that direct contact of your body with the electrons of the earth which have anti-oxidant effects, optimizes your...
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How to Still Eat Dairy with Lactose Intolerance

Lactose is the sugar that is contained in milk and other dairy products, which, in sensitive individuals, causes painful gas, bloating, cramping and often diarrhea. If you suffer from lactose intolerance, I'd like to share some solutions to the condition, which will allow you to consume dairy products if you so desire. Read more

What’s Your Number? Hours of Sleep That You Require

Seems all the news is buzzing today about sleep and how we should all get more because our heart health, and even maintaining a normal weight, depends on it. Two recent sleep studies have suggested that the baseline magic number for everyone is to get 7-9 hours of sleep per night. While that's a good...
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5 Simple Steps to a Healthier, Happier You

Getting healthy can sometimes feel like an impossible feat, and you don't always know where to start. It's important to begin with simple steps that will become habits. Before you know it, they will be a part of your everyday routine and you'll see benefits soon. Read more