How to Support Good Heart Health

February is Heart Health Month, so what better time to take stock of how you’re treating your ticker? Poor heart health can seriously reduce a person’s quality of life, and making heart-healthy choices when young can help decrease your risk of problems. For folks who are a little older, it pays to be young at more…

How to Keep Your Skin Healthy, Naturally

Your skin speaks volumes about your health and reflects how your environment, genetics, and choices affect you. It also has the ability to reveal signs of stress, poor diet, sleep deprivation, aging, substance abuse, and much more. And did you know that it’s also your body’s first line of defence against weather, germs, allergens, and more…

Recipe: Cherry Banana Dairy-Free Ice Cream

Low-fat dairy products are reliable sources of essential vitamins and minerals – but they’re not for everyone. Some people suffer from lactose intolerance, making dairy products uncomfortable to digest [1]. Also, if you’re prone to non-cystic acne, you may notice that consuming milk products can trigger breakouts [2]. No matter the reason, when you’re committed to more…

9 Unexpected and Useful Ways to Use Lemons

There’s nothing like a fresh slice of lemon to invigorate your senses and decorate your meal. But that’s not all they’re good for! Take your citrus beyond the norm with these nine practical – and somewhat unexpected – ways to use lemons: 1. Preserve Sliced Fruit Squeeze fresh lemon juice onto sliced fruit, such as apples, pears, more…

The Importance of Stretching

Like many people, I spend hours every day peering at a screen while sitting down. Ironically, much of that time is spent writing about the importance of staying active. If you’re also tied to a desk for large parts of your work day, it’s important to incorporate simple stretching into your routine so as to more…