Health & Diet




7 Ways To Fight Holiday Stress So That You Can Enjoy The Season

  The holiday season is supposed to be merry, but for many of us, it’s a season of anxiety and stress. Not only can all that stress and anxiety ruin your holiday season, but it can also lead to bad decisions that you’ll pay for later, like giving in to junk food cravings, overindulging in […]

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A One-On-One With Yoga & Meditation Expert Carolyn Anne Budgell

  In the latest issue of Real Style Magazine, dietitian and author Desiree Nielsen talks healthy living, diets and her new cookbook. See an excerpt below.   Q: How can meditation help in day-to-day life? What benefits do some people achieve when they practice meditation? A: Meditation helps with stress, anxiety, feelings of worry, hopelessness, […]

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Health Trend: Forest Bathing

  There’s never a shortage of health and fitness trends and the latest one increasing in popularity is forest bathing. While it may sound like you bath in a forest setting that’s not actually the case. Forest bathing began in Japan in the 1980’s and in Japanese is called shinrin-yoku.    Forest bathing is meant […]

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How To Get More Steps In Each Day

  While there’s a lot of debate as to how many steps the average person needs in a day (10,000 seems to be one of the most popular numbers), it’s not necessarily one number or the same number for everyone. It is however, important to move as much as you can each day and walking […]

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How To Easily Cut Calories From Your Diet

  Cutting unnecessary calories from your diet is easier than you think. Swapping your coffee cream for a skim milk, or buttering only one side of your bagel seem easy enough, but we were on the hunt for some other effective and easy ways to cut calories.   Don’t drink your calories. Consider avoiding juices […]

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Q & A With Dietitian And Author Desiree Nielsen

  In the latest issue of Real Style Magazine, dietitian and author Desiree Nielsen talks healthy living, diets and her new cookbook. See an excerpt below.   Q: Plant based foods and diets have garnered much public interest and this year is no exception. With the rise of companies like Beyond Meat, it’s clear there […]

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Common Uses For Apple Cider Vinegar

  Fans of apple cider vinegar tout it as an all-around, fantastic item to have on hand for daily or periodic use. Its long been touted as a solid addition to a healthy diet. What are some of the uses and benefits of apple cider vinegar? We break down some of the most common ones […]

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New ‘guilt-free’ Belgian Chocolate Bar Has A Waiting List Of 4,000

  The British do love their chocolate and the latest buzz in the sweets industry comes courtesy of British tv personality Ollie Ollerton.  Ollerton and his team have created what they call “the future of healthy snacking” a guilt-free chocolate bar called the Battle Ready Fuel Triple Chocolate Bar. The Daily Mail reports that the […]

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Beyonce’s Strict 22-Day Diet Sparks Criticism

  In a new Youtube video, Beyoncé recently shared details of her 22-day diet and some experts voiced their concerns and skepticism. The diet is 100% plant-based and was developed by her trainer Marco Borges. The diet shuns sugar, carbs, alcohol, dairy and meat among other things. The video opens with Beyoncé stepping on the […]

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Health & Wellness Books Worth A Closer Look This Summer

  Summer’s a great time to catch up on your reading. Lazy days at the beach, cottage or in your backyard are perfect times to delve into a book. When it comes to health, diet and wellness books, there’s never a shortage of good reads. Take a look at some of our picks for summer […]

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Leg Fat Better Than Belly Fat, New Study Says

  According to a new study, leg fat is better than belly fat for older woman. Carrying more fat on legs compared with the stomach protects postmenopausal women from heart disease, the study says. The BBC reported that women of a healthy weight with the highest risk of stroke or heart disease had the most […]

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Plastic Surgery Q&A With Dr. Julie Khanna

  In the latest issue of Real Style Magazine we had a chance to chat with with Dr. Julie Khanna, MD, FRCSC Director of Plastic Surgery at ICLS Dermatology & Plastic Surgery based in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.   Q: What is the number one piece of advice you would offer people considering surgery? A: Choosing a Board-Certified Plastic […]

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Tips & Tricks To A Better Night’s Sleep

  Who doesn’t desire a good night’s sleep?  In today’s busy, on-the-go life, there’s nothing like a good night’s sleep to keep you in the best condition and frame of mind. Check out some easy to incorporate tips and tricks for the ultimate night’s rest.   1. Stick to a Schedule: If your body gets used […]

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19 Easy & Healthy Snacks For Those On The Go

  It can be daunting to find easy, nutritious and healthy snacks, especially when you’re on the go.  When it comes to healthy snacking, it can be tricky to find the right balance of low-calorie, filling and healthy. The goal is to limit the amount of processed foods in the diet and try to eat […]

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Foods To Eat For Healthy Skin

  What you put into your body affects your overall health & well being, but often people neglect that what you eat also affects your body’s largest organ; your skin. Here are a list of foods to eat more often for healthy and glowing skin.    1) Fatty Fish – Fatty fish such as salmon contain […]

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