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Back To School Stress Relief Tips for Parents By Carolyn Eagle

Posted August 31, 2015
Back To School Stress Relief Tips for Parents

Even though it’s the kids who are starting a new school year, September brings a shift away from holidays and relaxation for parents too. Here are some tips to ease your way into the new school year stress-free and in-control. SET A BUDGET FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL SHOPPING Money is a major stresso... Read More...

6 Reasons To Try Massage Therapy By Carolyn Eagle

Posted August 27, 2015
 6 Reasons To Try Massage Therapy

 It is an ancient practice that has survived the test of time. There are writings as early as 3000BC China about therapeutic massage and other mentions have been found in ancient Rome, Greece, India, Japan, Egypt and Mesopotamia   It’s great for more than just relaxation  ... Read More...

5 Surprising Signs of Dehydration By Carolyn Eagle

Posted August 20, 2015
5 Surprising Signs of Dehydration

 When the temperatures soar it can be difficult to enjoy the outdoors and still stay hydrated. Although thirst, dry mouth, headache, and decreased urine output may seem like the most tell-tale and commonly known sign of dehydration, here are some surprising signs that you may be missing:  ... Read More...

7 Hidden Sources of Salt in Your Diet By Carolyn Eagle

Posted August 15, 2015
7 Hidden Sources of Salt in Your Diet

 The average Canadian consumes 3400 mg of salt a day - more than double what our bodies actually need. A diet consistently high in sodium has been linked to high blood pressure which in turn is a huge risk factor for heart disease, kidney disease, and stroke. In our fast-paced lives, controllin... Read More...

7 Tips for a Healthier Liver By Carolyn Eagle

Posted August 7, 2015
7 Tips for a Healthier Liver

 Joking about your aching liver after you’ve over-indulged in alcohol may seem funny at the time, but as the largest organ in your body, the healthy function of your liver is no laughing matter. Your liver is the chemical processing plant of your entire body. Everything that goes into yo... Read More...

8 Sleep Mistakes That Have You Waking Up Tired By Carolyn Eagle

Posted July 29, 2015
8 Sleep Mistakes That Have You Waking Up Tired

Almost everybody goes through the occasional trouble with sleep. Busy lives and sliding into bad habits can cause bouts of insomnia. Learn to recognize common sleep mistakes and nip them in the bud before you have to suffer another sleepless night.   Trying to make up for lost sleep during t... Read More...

8 Fruits and Veggies You NEED to Put on Your BBQ This Summer By Carolyn Eagle

Posted July 23, 2015
8 Fruits and Veggies You NEED to Put on Your BBQ This Summer

 Cauliflower A great source of vitamin C and K but it’s also low in calories and is a good source of fibre. Grilling eliminates that distinct smell that some find unappealing when boiling cauliflower and it brings out the taste in ways that may make you look twice at this cruciferous veg... Read More...