Healthy Living

Ready to live your healthiest life? From the best vitamins and supplements to everyday habits that boost your mental health and wellness, these healthy living tips are a great place to start.

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The Best Vitamins for Sleep

Sometimes vitamin deficiencies can be a root cause of sleep disruption. That means that one or more of these nutrients...


How to Choose the Best Toothbrush For You

These days, shopping for a toothbrush can feel like standing in a car showroom—sleek models, new styles and power options....


The Reason Why Your Vitamin D Supplements Aren’t Working

Without this mineral, your vitamin D supplements may not work properly—leaving you at risk for all kinds of trouble.


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19 Things You Should Do All Day Long for Better Sleep Tonight

Trouble sleeping? Beat insomnia and other sleep problems with this easy timeline to a better night's rest.


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Here’s Why You Need to Go For a Walk Every Single Day

A daily stroll improves your mental health, boosts your social life and cuts your risk of chronic disease.


Are Your Supplements Doing More Harm Than Good?

In this excerpt from her book, Growing Young, science journalist Marta Zaraska debunks the supposed health benefits of supplements, superfoods...


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If You Aren’t Drinking Green Tea Every Day, This Might Convince You to Start

Put the kettle on—we're raising a cup to the health benefits of green tea.


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The Best Fridge Temperature to Keep Food Fresh—And Safe

From the refrigerator to the grill—and ultimately, your tummy—find out how to reduce your risk for food poisoning this summer.

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Why You Should Have Listened to Mom’s Advice, According to Science

It turns out mom knew best after all! Here are eight pieces of motherly advice that actually have science to...


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Everyday Medication Mistakes That Could Make You Sick

Every year, errors in medications taken at home land people in the emergency room. Here's what to avoid in order...


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This is the Best Position to Poop

...And more bathroom habits for healthy (and comfortable) bowel movements.


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Your Doctor Isn’t Taking Your Health Issue Seriously—How Can You Make Yourself Heard?

Practical tips on how to be your own best advocate in the doctor's office, the workplace and the community at...


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45 Tips That Will Help You Live to 100—and Love It!

Life expectancy is on the rise, but a long life isn't always a full one. From finding a roommate to...


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What You Don’t Know About Germs Could Be Making You Sick

Brush up on your personal hygiene, housekeeping strategies and food handling skills with our guide to beating the spread of...


The Ultimate Sleep Hygiene Checklist

Having difficulty falling asleep? These healthy habits can help you achieve a deeper, more restful night's sleep.


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How to Be More Articulate: 8 Secrets to Becoming a Better Speaker

Reciting a speech allows for preparation. But what about those people who sound rehearsed in everyday exchanges?

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8 Things You Should Never Do While Taking Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is packed with health benefits, but there is a right and wrong way to use it—and in...


This Is Exactly How Often You Should Be Replacing Your Toothbrush

Experts say it varies from person to person, so it's not as simple as just waiting until the bristles wear...


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25 Ways Sugar Is Making You Sick

From depression to heart disease, the sugar in your diet can wreak havoc on your health.


Too Self-Critical? Here’s How to Quiet Negative Self-Talk

Life's challenges can turn up the volume on our inner critic. Learn to stop negative self-talk and the self-sabotage that...


4 Ways to Get Your Health Back on Track

If you’ve let the day-to-day maintenance of your health slide during the pandemic, it’s time to make it a priority...

5 Ways to Keep Your Gut Happy When Travelling

Because carrying constipation is excess baggage.


Bar Soap vs. Liquid Soap: Which is Better?

When it comes to skin health and killing germs, should you reach for bar or liquid soap? Here are the...


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How to Fall Asleep Without Sleeping Pills: 7 Natural Sleep Aids That Actually Work

It’s 3 a.m. and you’re suddenly wide awake… Instead of reaching for the sleeping pills, try these seven science-backed strategies...


Iron Deficiency Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Close to three per cent of Canadians have anemia. Here's how to make sure you're getting the iron you need.


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10 Vitamins (and Supplements) that Should Always Be Taken with Food

Health experts weigh in on the vitamins and supplements you should always take with food to maximize your body’s absorption.


These Retirement Communities Are Unlike Anything You’ve Seen

Whether you want British Columbia or Ontario to be your home base, you’ll find a wellness-focused senior living community with...