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Five Weight Loss Myths – Busted

With the brand-new year, motivation is strong to lose weight and get in shape. In that quest, it is easy to get caught up with the plethora of confusing weight-loss myths. Which diet should you follow? Which gym tactics yield the best results? Which supplements can do what they say? Here is the low down…

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New Year’s 911

The countdown to New Year’s Eve has begun. Wouldn’t you prefer to start 2014 feeling great instead of rundown? As difficult as it might seem, try to maintain your healthy lifestyle habits during these last few weeks of the year. Get up a little early if necessary to exercise, and compensate by going to sleep…

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Five tips to prevent holiday heartburn and other tummy troubles

The goodies in the break room … the holiday parties … the family feasts … all those rich foods and the excessive snacking might not just lead to weight gain. For many of us, this is the time of year when we also suffer with more bloating, gas and heartburn. Tummy troubles can also keep…

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Coffee, tea (or both)?

I’m sometimes asked, “Which is the healthier beverage, coffee or green tea?” There is no right or wrong answer. Both naturally contain caffeine, although in varying amounts, and research has shown that both have beneficial properties. A recently published book, Green Tea Polyphenols, reviews much of the research about how the natural components found in…

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Your hour-by-hour Thanksgiving survival guide

There’s a lot to enjoy about Thanksgiving, but feeling stressed isn’t one of them. Neither is that bloated feeling you get after stuffing yourself with holiday foods. This year, here are some hour-by-hour survival tips to help you ride out the day feeling more relaxed and less over-stuffed. The night before: Get a full night’s…

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You can influence how well our body ages

Your lifestyle has consequences on your physical health as well as your mental wellbeing. How you live impacts how well you live. Aging successfully means that you will be able to continue doing the things you enjoy for as long as possible. So it makes sense to avoid the habits known to accelerate aging, and…

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Self-care strategies for busy moms

Being a mom is one of life’s most rewarding roles and it also comes with unique challenges. Whether you work or stay home, your schedule is likely to be over-booked, you probably have very little time for yourself, and my guess is that you’ve become adept at multitasking. All of which means that you know…

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Myths and Facts about Heart Disease – What Women Need to Know

Myth #1: Heart disease is more common and deadly in men. Fact: Heart disease is actually the number one killer of women. Women often delay getting treatment and even when they do go to the hospital they are more likely to be investigated as having emotional vs. cardiovascular issues, they are treated less aggressively and…

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Winning at Weight Loss

Being overweight or obese is a common concern in our society. Recent reports show that over half of us need to lose excess weight and our health is at risk as a result. Carrying excess weight is a known risk factor for many chronic diseases, including diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers, to name just…

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A Woman’s Guide to Optimum Health

Finally, a quick and totally up-to-date wellness resource exclusively for women, written by one of Canada’s leading authorities on women’s health. All of your most pressing wellness concerns are covered in this handy guide, along with great tips for maintaining overall physical and financial wellness. Learn about the foundations for good health (nutrition, exercise, sleep,…

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