Health & Wellness

Bob Greene’s Best Life Dishes Out Suggestions for Taking Advantage of Fall’s Harvest

September 28, 2012 Eating Well
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Oprah’s trainer lists the top autumn fruits and vegetables to add to your menu Although it’s time to say farewell to summer’s produce — those juicy peaches, perfect berries, tasty zucchini, flavorful basil and other seasonal offerings — you won’t be left with a bare fruit bowl or empty crisper. Instead, you can fill them […]

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Top 10 Healthy and Refreshing Summertime Snacks

August 4, 2012 Recipes
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Summer weather calls for healthy, refreshing treats that will keep us going throughout the day. Instead of picking up that convenient sugary popsicle, or that bowl of ice-cream grab a healthy snack that will fill your body with the nutrition it craves, and give you sustained energy. Try out one of these top ten healthy […]

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Hearing Loss: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

August 2, 2012 Living Well
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By Joan McKechnie Hearing loss is not a topic that most people feel comfortable disclosing, and the true figure of the number of hard of hearing was unknown up to a few years ago. In 2008, the Kochkin’s 2008 survey (MarkeTrak VIII) which surveyed 80,000 members of the National Family Opinion (NFO) panel estimated that 35 […]

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8 Things You Can Do Today to Lower Your Risk of Advanced Breast Cancer

May 23, 2012 Living Well
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By Dr. Stacey Vitiello Breast cancer awareness is one thing but knowing what specific actions you can take to protect yourself against the disease is empowering.  Breast cancer can strike anyone, with or without risk factors.  However, there are several things you can do NOW to lessen the likelihood of advanced breast cancer happening to […]

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Raw Food Recipes- Almond Milk & Sprouts

April 25, 2012 Recipes
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Read our review of a Raw Food Diet for more information on why you might want to include these raw foods in your diet. Almond Milk Recipe Almond milk is a vegan alternative to dairy and is simple to make. It can be used in place of dairy in smoothies and most baking and cooking. To […]

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Is a Raw Food Diet Right For You?

April 25, 2012 Eating Well
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A guide to food you can eat on a raw diet and the health benefits and potential downsides of eating a raw diet. Also includes information on the equipment needed to prepare raw food. Enter to win a Raw Food Cookbook by leaving a comment.

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The Top 10 Songs to Help You Meditate

April 11, 2012 On My Mind
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By Dr. Carolyn Anderson Meditation helps us to be more resilient, more productive and more in tune with our inner voice. The discovery and expression of our deepest humanity through this practice leads us to be more compassionate, wise and powerful. I try to meditate a couple of times a day for 10 minutes or […]

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How To Determine Your Daily Caloric Needs

March 28, 2012 Eating Well
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By Jenna Smith Food labels usually tell consumers that nutritional information is based upon a 2,000 calorie daily diet. But this calorie amount is too much for some people’s needs and too low for others. The former is often the case for older Canadians, who find themselves needing fewer of those calories allocated towards growth, […]

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Establishing a Great Morning Routine

March 6, 2012 On My Mind
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By Dr. Carolyn Anderson “By starting the day with love, I fill my day with calm and feel peace permeate my life” How does your typical day start? How many times do you hit the snooze button before you drag yourself to bed? Most people then throw on some clothes, grab something to eat and […]

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What Breast Density Means To You

March 2, 2012 Living Well
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Breast density is an important factor in the ability of a mammogram to detect breast cancer. Woman with extremely dense breasts have a 5x increased risk of developing cancer and cannot rely on mammograms alone to detect breast cancer. Find out the different levels of density and how additional tests for women with dense breasts can decrease their chance of suddenly discovering advanced breast cancer.

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