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Drinking Water Can Prevent Diseases

No one can deny the benefits that are associated with drinking the daily recommended amount of water. It effectively keeps your system functioning properly while helping to fend off or treat certain diseases. While how much water you’re supposed to drink depends on your activity level, overall lifestyle and other factors, it’s recommended that the.
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Staying healthy in your 60s

Whether you feel 60 years old or 60 years young depends on the lifestyle you adopt and how adamant you are about preventative healthcare practices. Even if you indulged in some unhealthy habits throughout your life, it is still possible to enhance your well-being now and in the years ahead. Small lifestyle changes can improve.
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8 Amazing Health Benefits Of Beetroot

Beetroots, also known as beets, are a popular root vegetable made up of the taproot of the beet plant. The most popular variety of beet is the sugar beet. One fantastic thing about beets is that their medicinal benefits. Regular consumption of beets and beet juice can help with a variety of medical concerns and.
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3 Best Fitness Tips Over 30

Everybody wants to stay healthy and fit; however, as we get older, especially past 30, it becomes more difficult to achieve and maintain our desired fitness level. This does not mean that staying fit after 30 is impossible, though, as this blog post will make clear. If you follow these tips, you will ensure that.
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How to Avoid Hay Fever This Summer

Hay fever is never fun. Dust and pollen during allergy season wreak havoc on sufferers, causing the mucous membrane of their eyes and nose to become itchy and inflamed – leading to watery eyes and runny noses. It’s also doubly frustrating because, during the winter, hay fever sufferers can also get colds that give them.
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Benefits Of Wearing Compression Socks

If you are suffering from spider and varicose vein conditions, then you fully understand the frustration of dealing with itching, swelling, burning, fatigue, and leg cramps. A compression sock has been medically known to reduce the signs of painful varicose veins. Furthermore, they also help in slowing down the progression of vein diseases. NOTE: Compression.
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How good sleep decreases your risk of cardiovascular disease

When it comes to our health, along with eating healthy and getting plenty of exercise, one of the things that we are told is to get plenty of sleep. For many of us, getting a full eight hours of sleep, is more of a pipe dream than anything. Our lives are getting busy and more.
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Allergies in the Winter

You know the feeling, you are sniffling and sneezing…again. And again, you are feeling achy, exhausted and headachy. Most people do not think about their allergies as the cause of their annoying cold-like symptoms during the cold winter months because the cause of most respiratory allergies — pollen — is not generally floating about in.
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How to Tell If You Have the Cold or the Flu

Though some people get things mixed up when it comes to differentiating between the influenza, which is called the flu for short, and the common cold. While many others think they are the same, they are however both types of upper respiratory infections, caused by viruses, and both can actually take a week or more.
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Why We May be in for a Bad Flu Season for 2017/18

Every year, we as Canadians take measures to prevent getting the flu, and the most common of these measures is the flu shot. Each year, millions of people visit their nearest clinic or flu shot location in order to stay healthy and avoid getting sick. The 2017/2018 flu season, however, is looking to be worse.
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The Best Back to School Snacks for your Kids

School is back in session for millions of rambunctious whiz-kids across the country, and that means loads of lunches and tons of snacks are in order. Giving your kids the right nutrition is essential to helping them succeed in all the challenges the school year brings. All that mental and physical activity will burn a.
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Tips to Fight Summer Allergies

Summer is a wonderful time to get out and soak up the sun, unless you’re one of millions who suffer from seasonal allergies. Between the pollen, smog, and mould, this time of year can be as perilous as it is beautiful. Luckily, there are some things you can do to stop allergies from ruining your.
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Tips to Beat the Summer Heat

We look forward all winter long to the sunny summer days only to find ourselves sweltering and gasping for shade when the blazing heat hits.  Working too hard or not staying cool enough can lead you to tire more easily, sweat profusely, and sometimes can even lead to dangerous medical complications.  Summer can be such.
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Protect Yourself from Disease when Vacationing

Nobody wants their highly-awaited vacation to be ruined by illness. Certain diseases that are not common at home can run rampant elsewhere. Protect yourself and your family this vacation season with these tips to avoid sickness. Do your Research When you’re looking up the best flights and fancy hotels, spare some time to read up.
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Fight the Cold and Flu Season with Probiotics

By now, many of us know that probiotics improve intestinal health. But did you also know that those “good bacteria” may have benefits that extend beyond the gut? It’s true. Research has shown that probiotics can also help fend off seasonal viruses and bacteria. If you are looking for an effective way to keep the.
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4 Tips for Back to School Health

Ready or not, it‘s back to school time again. By now you’ve probably already stocked up on notebooks, backpacks, and every other school supply under the sun. While you’re preparing for the upcoming school year, it’s also the perfect time to focus on supporting your kiddo’s immune health. After all, stronger immunity will not only.
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What Are Pharmaceutical-Grade Supplements?

What Are Pharmaceutical-Grade Supplements? If you’re like me, you probably take supplements (or at the very least, have thought about it). But there are literally hundreds, heck even thousands, of supplement brands to choose from. And with so much out there, how is anyone supposed to separate the good from, shall we say, the not-so-good?.
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The Importance of Pure Supplements

The Importance of Pure Supplements There is no denying it. We are living in the age of convenience, from online shopping and smartphones to GPS and Netflix. And thanks to all these handy innovations, we get to enjoy a ton of benefits that come from the modern world, enriching our lives and making things easier..
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How to Choose the Highest-Quality Supplements

How to Choose the Highest-Quality Supplements Very few things are as mind boggling as shopping for nutritional supplements. Don’t believe me? I dare you to walk into any supplement shop or browse the vitamin section of your local drugstore and not scratch your head in utter and compete confusion. With shelf after shelf stacked with.
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How to Prevent Swimming Shoulder Injury

How to Prevent Swimming Shoulder Injury The warm weather is here, and for many of us (myself included), it’s the perfect time of year to include some swimming into your fitness routine. Swimming is a super activity that has a mountain of benefits for the entire body—especially if you are looking for something that is.
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Don’t Let the Risk of Ankle Injuries Sideline from Playing Soccer

Don’t Let the Risk of Ankle Injuries Sideline from Playing Soccer Soccer (or football) is hands down one of the most popular sports on the planet. And with the ever-increasing number of Vancouverites catching Whitecaps fever (myself included), interest in this world-famous sport has never been bigger. From elite athletes to weekend warriors, hordes of.
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A Hiker’s Guide to Knee Support

A Hiker’s Guide to Knee Support The 2016 hiking season has finally arrived with the opening of the Grouse Grind. What’s that? You’ve never visited Mother Nature’s Stairmaster? Whether you are an accomplished hiker or a novice out for your first climb, the spectacular scenery at the top is well worth the challenging 2,830 steps.
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Tips for Working at a Standing Desk

Tips for Working at a Standing Desk Like many, I work in an office. And recently, since I started to read articles on why sitting all day is horrible for your health, I have been wrestling with the idea of using a standing workstation. I will be the first to admit it. I’m not in.
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4 Great Tips to Get You through a Long-Haul Flight

4 Great Tips to Get You through a Long-Haul Flight Hearing my boss talk about his recent grueling 15-hour flight to Melbourne, Australia the other day made me think about my own long-distance haul to Japan a few years back. I don’t do well on planes (something about the idea of crashing into a big.
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