Hobbies are Good for You

Do you have a hobby? Chances are that you do. Many people have pastimes that provide distraction and enrichment in their lives. For some, hobbies can take on such an importance that they dedicate an entire portion of their living space to this endeavor. Have you ever considered just how many benefits there are from…

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5 Healthier Alternatives to Protein Powder

Remember how scary it was to take that first step through the gym doors? I do. It was shortly after I graduated from university. Newly-independent and recently single, I’d resolved to start exercising and improve my health. I was starting from a pretty good place, but was still intimidated by all the fit, confident gym-goers…

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Why Smoothies Aren’t Just for Health Nuts

I wasn’t always a smoothie person. In fact, if you handed me a smoothie a month ago, I’d bluntly (but politely) reject your kind offer. It’s not that I don’t like them. I love all the various things that can go into smoothies; yogurt, milk or juice, fruit, even the ‘healthy’ stuff like spinach and…

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You Won’t Recognize the New Canada Food Guide

Quick: what are the five main food groups? If you grew up in Canada, you’re probably raising your hand and bouncing in your seat already. The rainbow-coloured Food Guide has taught generations of Canadian kids all about the benefits of fruits, veggies, meat, grain, and dairy products. It’s as ingrained in our minds as the…

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