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United States COVID-19 Statistics

34,306,446
Confirmed Cases
Updated on June 12, 2021 11:00 am
614,738
Total deaths
Updated on June 12, 2021 11:00 am
5,345,384
Total active cases
Updated on June 12, 2021 11:00 am

8 Delicious Better-For-You Treats for Your Next Baking Spree

Baking a variety of different and delicious treats is all the rage right now. If you feel a little bored with just a basic loaf of bread, try diving into these unique and equally yummy desserts that h

Daddy Dinnertime Hacks

Being an active, engaged, and present parent is truly the most mentally, physically, and emotionally challenging and draining role on the planet. Part of being a good dad includes sharing the load whe
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Tropical Avocado Tart with Coconut Crust

Anchored by a fragrant coconut crust, holding a citrusy avocado filling, and garnished with colourful tropical fruits, this make-ahead, show-stopping (and healthy!) dessert is ideal for summer enterta

Your Next Great Winter Adventure

Your Canadian winter adventure could come in many different shapes and sizes, from climbing a frozen waterfall to relaxing in a hot tub while snowflakes flurry. The great outdoors is calling; just mak

The Benefits of Green Exercise

Learn about the many benefits associated with outdoor activity and try our warm-up exercises—all guaranteed to have a positive impact on your overall well-being. They’ll leave you feeling more alive!

Beauty Series Part 1

It’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy—or it should be. Here are some simple strategies to enjoy the sunshine and keep your skin safe and beautiful. Eat your sunscreen… Your summer skin strategy shou

LIFESTYLE

Pandemic Parenting

It’s seems like an eternity since Canada reported its first COVID-19 case in January. Today, we’re slowly returning to a “new normal.” This season has been heartbreaking and stressful, especially for

alive Awards 2019 Winners

alive Awards 2019 Winners\" />Each year, we invite everyone who loves natural health to vote for their very favourite products. From protein powders to coconut oils to multivitamins, the alive Awards h

Eco-friendly Food Storage

Earlier this year, Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will ban harmful single-use plastics as early as 2021. This is great news for Canada and for our planet. The sad truth is that less than 10 perc

Embracing failure to find success

Is a fear or failing getting you down? Is the pursuit of “perfect” punishing? To understand the pitfalls of perfectionism, the impacts of fearing failure, and the gifts of focusing on the journey rath

Taking a Stand for GMO Labelling, Regenerative Agriculture, and Nature

At 19 years old, Rachel Parent is already a luminary leader who encourages everyone—no matter their age—to join her in the fight for GMO labelling and protecting the planet. Find out how this activist

Is your sunscreen doing the trick?

We’ve all heard it—as pleas from caring parents, product taglines, or public service announcements: “Wear sunscreen to prevent skin cancer!” During summer months we comply—rubbing, spritzing, and slat

Blazing an organic trail

Travis Heide isn’t afraid to take risks. In the early 2000s, Heide took his newly minted business degree from the University of Saskatchewan to Calgary to work in commodity trading before starting his

Go Zero Waste

How much garbage do you generate? What about recycling or food waste? The Zero Waste movement is swiftly picking up momentum around the world, prompting people to rethink plastic, packaging, and consu

FOOD & DRINK

Green Goddess Soup with Cashew-Turmeric Drizzle

Beyond its nutritional cachet, moringa powder lends this soup, which manages to be simple yet refined at once, a vegetal flavour that plays well with the creamy, slightly astringent turmeric sauce. Ma

Kid-Friendly Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken noodle soup is already pretty kid-friendly, but some children can be turned off by green or bitter things such as parsley, green onions, or celery. That means you might not want to give them a

Real Food for Thought

We’re learning that the foods we eat have a profound impact on how we feel, think, and behave. In fact, our diet is increasingly being recognized for its role in brain and mental health. Nutrition and

Seared Sablefish with Swiss Chard Gomae and Pickled Salad

From fish to dark leafy greens, our spin on a light Japanese lunch is loaded with brainy ingredients. Sprinkle with peanuts—another smart food—and you’ll love the added crunch. Tip Blanching green veg

Health News

Onnit US

Dry, Tired Eyes?

We live in a digital era. From the moment we open our eyes in the morning until the time we close them at night, we’re glued to our smartphones, tablets, televisions, computer screens, or other digita

Health Gap Harms Women

From politics and film to business and science, women are routinely underrepresented. There’s another sphere in which female representation is lacking, and it’s one that threatens women’s well-being a

Beauty

Well Groomed

Men\'s grooming needs are a little different than women\'s. Razor burn, ingrown hairs, and hair loss are a few of men\'s problem areas.Men have physiological differences that make their skin and grooming

Beauty Tips for Aging Skin

Contrary to what we’re taught to believe, aging skin can be beautiful skin. These days, more and more women are interested in ditching the surgeries and injectables and instead focusing on a healthy l

Fitness

Improve Your Flexibility

Flexibility is much more important than many of us believe. Here\'s why it\'s so crucial for healthy aging, and how you can improve.When was the last time your fingers said hello to your toes? Canada’s

Embrace the Canadian Winter

Getting outside is fun--even in winter! With a little planning and preparation, you can still enjoy the great outdoors.Have you noticed that your exercise routine gets harder to maintain as the days g

Is Yin Yoga For You?

In Yin yoga, poses are held for up to eight minutes. Find out how you can benefit from this passive style of yoga.Ashtanga, Iyengar, restorative, hot, flow, and power—there are a variety of yoga style

Get Your Mojo Back

Good news! You may be able to raise your testosterone level naturally. Here are a few ways to minimize the decline.“I’m starting to have a hard time keeping up with my 18-year-old son.” This concern w
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Family

Olympic Athletes Focus on Dodging Dodgy Bugs

As the countdown to Olympic competition begins and athletes are priming for their respective competitions, their focus is on staying healthy and avoiding germs.What does an Olympic athlete think about

Surprising Benefits for Active Kids

Now that the kids are hitting the books, adequate daily exercise might become a footnote. Learn why active kids reap more benefits in and outside of the classroom!We all know that—as an overall rule—k

Grow Up With Pets

Owning a pet can have many lasting benefits for children, as well as for the entire family unit. Learn how kids can benefit, and what to know before choosing a pet for your family.Nugget was rehomed t

Can I Still Have a Baby?

Natural treatments can help women conceive after cancer, but many factors need to be considered before being given the go-ahead.It’s a heart-wrenching question that young women cancer survivors often