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A beautiful landscape under a fresh layer of sparkling snow sure is breathtaking. While the first days of snow can be memorable, the enchantment may not last long if we’re not ready to face the cold.  Here are some tips to stay warm and cozy all throughout your first Canadian winter.

Whether you’re at home or on the road, a nagging sore throat gets old fast. There’s no miracle cure for viral infections like colds that might have you coughing, but there are some natural remedies that can help you soothe a sore throat, at least temporarily.

Who hasn’t been tempted to order in food after a long day at work? Whether you’re feeling pressed for time or simply don’t have the energy, it’s sometimes difficult to cook a homemade meal. Yet, take-out food not only affects your pocketbook, but is often contains loads of sugar and salt, making it an unwise health choice. That’s why it’s always good to have readily available meal options stocked in your freezer.

Getting back in shape is an excellent thing to do at any age. Whether it’s after childbirth, a holiday season with a little overindulgence or simply wanting a boost of energy, you know when you feel that you have to get back in shape. Though it’s sometimes easier said than done, so here are some tips to help you meet the challenges ahead.

Eating local and seasonal fruits and vegetables is one of the best choices you can make for your overall health and that of our beautiful planet. Locally grown products are not only much fresher, tastier and richer in natural nutrients, but they are also a more environmentally friendly choice since they require less transportation than their imported counterparts.

 

Sugar has gotten a lot of bad press lately. It can be in many foods, sometimes without our knowledge, and can cause a number of diet-related health problems if eaten excessively.  Here’s why you should limit how much sugar you eat.