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Sochi Olympics: How to Train Like a Figure Skater

  We’ve been watching the Olympics non stop since this weekend and we’d be lying if we didn’t share that we were biting our nails the whole time we watched our Canadian athletes take the ice. In researching this post, we didn’t realize the strict schedule that figure skaters must abide by. According to this [...]

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Slow Down…Relaxation is Beneficial for Health

In The Sweetness of a Simple Life, Diana Beresford-Kroeger mixes science with storytelling, wonderment, magic, myth and plenty of common sense.  In this warm and wise collection of essays, she gives us a guide for living simply and well: which foods to eat and which to avoid; how to clean our homes and look after [...]

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Meghan Telpner’s One-Pot Stir-Fry

  This delicious dish comes from Meghan Telpner’s UnDiet. Her book is filled with all about eating your way to a vibrant lifestyle. One-Pot Stir-Fry is not only filled with yummy (and colourful) vegetables, but it’s also gluten-free! Print One-Pot Stir-Fry Serving Size: Serves: 4 as a meal, 6 as a side Ingredients2 tbsp extra [...]

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The Big Nine Rules for Living a Longer, Happier Life from What Makes Olga Run?

  Olga Kotelko is most certainly a genetic outlier, one of those rare, blessed people whose bodies resist the degradations of age. More remarkably, she’s not alone; there are men and women all over the world competing at ages at which most of us will be lucky even to be alive. Here amazing story is [...]

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25 Easy Movements to Step Up Your Weight Loss

  Are you looking to be a healthier you in 2014? Are you putting effort into eating right this year? Consider the following moderate movements to step up your weight loss. • Walk around the block, bending your arms at the elbows and gently swinging them forward and back as you walk. • Vacuum the [...]

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Start the New Year with The Start Here Diet

  New years often bring with them a renewed desire to focus on healthy living—eating better and moving more. But sometimes it’s hard to get going. You know what you should be doing, but maybe you don’t know where to start. Or, maybe you know where to start but just need a little external motivation [...]

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Thoughtful Turkey Salad

  It’s no mere coincidence that walnuts are shaped like little brains. With dense reserves of brain-boosting omega-3s, a cache of anti-inflammatory polyphenols, and the ability to dramatically increase levels of serotonin (a nutrient vital for sound sleep), walnuts may do as much for your noggin as any other food out there. They may be [...]

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Toxin Toxout Top 10 List

The Rubber Duck boys are back, and after showing us all the ways that toxins get IN our bodies, now they give us a guide for scrubbing those toxins OUT. 1. Use green personal-care products that don’t contain chemicals like phthalates or parabens. In the Toxin Toxout experiments, levels of some phthalates were reduced by [...]

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Repair Your Metabolism with The Fast Metabolism Diet Cookbook

  The food in this cookbook is so amazing, you may not have even noticed that we are following some strict rules. But our goal here is to repair your metabolism, so the rules are a must. Here they are; stick to them as you make my recipes your own. So let’s get cooking, because [...]

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Get Healthy Eating the Brand Name Foods You Love!

  According to the National Institutes of Health, here’s what we eat the most of as a nation, in terms of calories spent: #1 Bread #2 Cakes and Cookies #3 Soda #4 Alcohol #5 Beef Leaving aside the booze for now, if we could eat healthier versions of the other four, we’d be making huge [...]

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