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United States COVID-19 Statistics

34,352,185
Confirmed Cases
Updated on June 16, 2021 11:23 am
615,717
Total deaths
Updated on June 16, 2021 11:23 am
5,157,767
Total active cases
Updated on June 16, 2021 11:23 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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Respect Your Elderberries

Viruses beware! We all love snacking on different types of berries so we can benefit from their wonderful health effects, but have you ever considered the magic of elderberries?What’s so great about e

Ready, Set, Run!

The benefits of physical activity for children are numerous. Running can be a fun way to get children to increase their fitness and build a lifelong healthy habit. Here’s how.Kids benefit from regular

Collision Course

Although our knowledge of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus (and COVID-19, the disease it causes) epidemiology is still uncertain in many areas, one of the strongest associations to emerge thus far is the link b

Holistic Cold and Flu Remedies

Steer clear of illness this cold and flu season by using natural remedies that these holistic health experts recommend.Watch out, cold and flu bugs. The wealth of effective remedies offered by natural

LIFESTYLE

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

Smooth Blends

Eat your vegetables! We all recognize the familiar dinnertime command. But we’re here to say: eating your veggies is not strictly necessary. Put your blender to work—and try sipping instead of chewing

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

Roasted Berry Salsa Tumbled over Crusted Chicken Breasts

This refreshing take on salsa has just the right ingredients to make it delicious served with any dish. We’ve developed it for crusted chicken, but it’s equally delicious tumbled over cedar-planked sa

Red Lentil Dip

This creamy, smooth dip doubles as a sandwich spread. Full of flavour, colourful, and creamy, it’s the quintessential dip for any occasion. Be sure to use “toasted” sesame oil as it adds a depth of nu

Berry Berry Beautiful

In the height of the season, fresh local berries pack not only sweet, juicy flavour but also a nutritional wallop. They scream summer with their brilliant colours and juicy parts and, when frozen at t

Mixed Frozen Berry Cobbler with Crystallized Ginger

The tantalizing bits of crystallized ginger in this dough-topped fruit dessert add a little excitement to a holiday classic. The lower sugar content finds the right balance between sweet and tangy. An

Health News

Onnit US

All In For Collagen

You’ve probably spotted collagen as an ingredient in a skin cream. Chances are, you’ve seen it called for in a smoothie recipe. Maybe you’ve even been offered a liquid dollop of it in your coffee. Hav

Managing Weight Control and Eating Disorders During Isolation

From just one look at our Facebook feeds, it’s clear many of us are feeling stressed—and, as a result, snacky while relegated to our homes. Kyla Fox, clinical therapist and owner of the Toronto-based

Beauty

Fresh Facial Cleansers

Facial cleansing has taken a turn away from harsh face washes, in favour of gentle natural cleansers. Learn how to include cleansing oils, lotions, balms, and waters in your facial routine.While many

Butternut Squash Noodles with Kale, Chickpeas, and Pumpkin Seeds

This plate of pasta gets an extra kick from ponzu sauce. Ponzu is soy sauce seasoned with citrus, and it adds a delicious blend of flavours to many dishes. It is available in grocery stores in the Asi

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

Back-to-School Aromatherapy Essentials

This back-to-school season, don’t just stock up on books and other supplies; add essential oils to help enhance your learning experience. Aromatherapy is not just great for boosting memory, but it may

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

As You Go Along

When you are a parent of a child, and also a child of a parent afflicted with dementia, how do you plan for what’s coming? Sometimes, you just don’t.All the world is not a stage. Though, from the age