Wellness

You've just exercised for an hour, tracking the burned calories with a sense of satisfaction. Then comes a choice: munch on an apple or indulge in the chocolatey goodness of a brownie?
Health Canada has updated its advice for Canadians to help them eat better and develop healthier food habits.
Almost half of all Canadians regularly take at least one nutritional supplement such as vitamins, minerals, fibre supplements, antacids and fish oils. Many of these individuals are healthy and hoping to improve general well-being or prevent chronic disease.
Cutting back considerably on high-calorie foods, even full meals, in the days or weeks before the holiday season in anticipation of pigging out on turkey, pies and other traditional dishes on the big day is a common pre-holiday diet plan.
A widely held and controversial myth that high-protein diets may cause kidney damage in healthy adults has been debunked by scientists at McMaster University, who examined more than two dozen studies involving hundreds of participants.
Men who eat plenty of fermented dairy products have a smaller risk of incident coronary heart disease than men who eat less of these products, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland.
New research from the University of Sussex shows that taking part in Dry January -- abstaining from booze for a month -- sees people regaining control of their drinking, having more energy, better skin and losing weight. They also report drinking less months later.
Lyme Disease was first discovered in 1970 when a number of men at a submarine base in Grotton, Connecticut presented with bull’s-eye rashes. In 1975, when several families in Old Lyme, CT, experienced similar symptoms, it was diagnosed as a condition and “Lyme” disease was coined due to geography.
Online spa directory SpaHub has taken an international focus by searching countries for the strangest spa treatments offered around the world and released the top 10 list of the weirdest spa treatments.
It turns out that making art can be a powerful therapeutic tool for adults, especially in the treatment and management of pain.
An athlete's body is regularly subjected to impact and trauma, which in the long run can lead to injury.
We all know we should exercise regularly, but it can be difficult to fit exercise into our busy schedules. Most people can only exercise before or after work, so it’s worth examining whether the time of day we exercise affects outcomes such as weight loss and sleep.
Bringing the science of high intensity interval training (HIIT) into everyday life could be the key to helping unfit, overweight people get more of the exercise they need to improve their health, according to an international research team.
The days-long winter wrath of Mother Nature has caused businesses and schools to close for days. But when it's too cold to enjoy the winter wonderland, cabin fever can set in – along with anxiety.
Getting the heart pumping with aerobic exercise, like walking or cycling for 35 minutes three times a week, may improve thinking skills in older adults with cognitive impairments, according to a study published in the December 19, 2018, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. After six months of exercise, study participants' scores on thinking tests improved by the equivalent of reversing nearly nine years of aging.
AMES, Iowa – Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 per cent, according to a new Iowa State University study. Spending more than an hour in the weight room did not yield any additional benefit, the researchers found.
Regular runners should change shoes every six months
U.S. President Donald Trump is calling for high-intensity drug traffickers to face the death penalty in the United States as part of a new plan to tackle the opioid epidemic.

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