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Martial Arts For Munchkins

Your kids can be more fit, calm, and disciplined, and less aggressive. Impossible? It\'s totally possible when they practise a martial art.Despite the modern conveniences that kids enjoy, childhood tod

The Speed of Stress From 0 to 60

What fears and worries keep you up at night? For my toddler, it’s very specific: big monkeys. For my mother, it’s retirement. Mental health experts say each generation—from kids to seniors—have unique

Bug-Busting Immune Boosters

You’ve done your homework and made the decision that getting a flu shot every year is not for you. Let’s look at some natural strategies you can employ to help avoid getting sick. Focus inward There i
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Soupe au Poulet à la Française with Fennel, Vermouth, and Tarragon

This luxurious soup skips the time-consuming broth-making step and uses poached chicken breasts in quality stock instead. That way the clean flavours of fennel and leeks caramelized and deglazed in ve

A Green Halloween

Halloween can come with some creepy chemicals. Help your little ghouls and goblins have an eco-friendly Halloween.Halloween is a fun-filled and exciting holiday that many young families take part in e

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

Can’t-Miss Nutrition For 2017

Did the holidays put you in a foodie funk? Not getting the results you want despite working your hiney off in the gym? Leery of another fad diet?BAM! Kick your nutrition up a notch in 2017 to get bett


Rhubarb Strawberry Collagen Jam

This simple condiment is perfect to jazz up your next meal. Whether you use it on toast paired with nut butter, drizzled on pancakes, dolloped on oatmeal, whisked into a salad dressing, or stirred int

5 Tips to Keep Your Pets Green and Happy

Most of us consider our loveable pets to be our best friends, so it’s important to stay eco-friendly when it comes to our pets and how we care for them to insure a happy, healthy future for us all. Yo

Farming to Feed the Planet

It’s the kind of conundrum you might expect to read about in a fast-paced, eco-thriller: There’s only a finite number of food harvests left in the future of humanity because of the declining state of

Simple Swaps for Your Zero Waste Journey

Make simple swaps When it comes to your Zero Waste journey, picking one change to make at a time is easier than overhauling your entire life at once! Here are a few ideas to inspire you. Bathroom:Use

Orca Conservation

For 23 years, Troy Bright has been watching whales. When I meet him on the shore of Beautiful Bay on Malcolm Island, BC, on a hazy late August afternoon, he is perched atop a log, hydrophone system at

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

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

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

Elevated eats for felix and fido

Canadians love their animal companions: more than half of us are proud pet owners. And our interest in natural nutrition for our best friends is on the rise. Read on for options to help your pet live


Colourful Roasted Veggies and Lentils with Crisped Kale and Creamy Vegan Mayo

The contrast of colour makes this an eye-appealing meal for all ages. With slightly crisped lentils, kale, and nuts, it delivers on all textures as well. Topped with a creamy, lemony mayo, it’s pucker

Quinoa Trout Salad with Spicy Mango Dressing

This salad consists of an irresistible assembly of nutty red quinoa, sweet grilled peppers, buttery fish, creamy avocado, and fruity dressing. Harissa paste is a North African spicy red sauce that’s p

Sweet Potato Breakfast Stack

This recipe is the perfect go-to breakfast when you want something quick that’s also special. Sweet potato not only adds a great pop of colour but is also a good source of vitamins A and B6, potassium

Supplement Your Day: Blueberry and Mango Protein Ice Cream

Includes vegetarian, gluten-FREE & dairy-free optionsThis healthy ice cream comes together in minutes and satisfies when you’re craving a cooling post-workout treat. Tip: This easy ice cream can also

Health News

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Women around the world are struggling with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, one of the most common autoimmune diseases, a group of nearly 100 diseases first recognized only 50 years ago. Left feeling exhauste

A Certain Age

When I assembled my girlfriends, all over 40, to discuss aging and beauty over a glass (or two) of wine, they had plenty to say. While some welcomed the changes—“I don’t care what anyone thinks of me

The rise of vaping



The Dirt on Trail Running


The Eyes Give You Away

As Friends’ Phoebe Buffay once said, “You need to do something about your eyes … there’s too much wisdom in there.” Well, we may not be trying to pass for 19, but there’s no two ways about it—the eyes

I Woke Up Like This

If you want to look fresh and radiant without looking made up, the \"no-makeup\" look may be for you.Lately, even the mainstream beauty industry has been tossing heavily pigmented makeup and cakey found


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

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

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

Easy Office Exercises

We know that being sedentary is harmful to our health—but working in an office may not give us a chance to move around as much as we would like. Along with several tips for workplace ergonomics, we of
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Immunity Gets Personal

In The Immune Power Personality (Dutton,1995), Henry Dreher outlined how character traits can build resistance to disease. Since then a range of experts have supported Dreher’s conclusions. What are s

A Green Halloween

Halloween can come with some creepy chemicals. Help your little ghouls and goblins have an eco-friendly Halloween.Halloween is a fun-filled and exciting holiday that many young families take part in e

3 generations of healing

Recovery from an eating disorder can be many things: scary, stressful, empowering. For the Ferguson family, this tumultuous time was also a catalyst, instigating a ripple effect of health and healing.

Simplifying the School Search

In some communities, the options for kids’ schooling abound. From home-based to city-run, baby-signing to multilingual, along with specializations in music, art, sport, or yoga, how do parents make th