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Stress-Related Hair Loss Conditions and Their Signs

We all endure some stress every once in a while, whether from work, a relationship, finances or other sources. Severe and long-term stress can wreak havoc on our bodies and seriously affect our health, but did you know stress can also cause hair loss? There are actually a few stress-related conditions that can thin-out your […]

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Here’s Why Protein May Be The Underappreciated Nutrient In Your Diet

Recently, we have seen the percentage of protein in Canadian diets increase by 10% for children and teenagers, and half a percent for adults. However, is the uptick in protein consumption something to be concerned about? Our diets are complex things and there is often contradictory information surrounding what is necessary to keep us healthy. […]

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Oak, Ivy, Sumac and More: Beware Nature’s Natural Skin Irritants this Spring!

As the weather grows warmer, more people are eager to head outside to garden, camp, hike and get active in their local parks and forests. Whether you are tending your personal garden or hitting the trails this spring, be mindful of what plants you tread near, as some can result in painful, itching rashes across […]

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5 Natural Ways to Fight Afternoon Fatigue and Lethargy

We’ve all been there—we start our day, head into work, tackle our to-do lists, grab some lunch, then settle back in to continue plugging away—when we suddenly feel a crash. Our eyes won’t stay open and we feel a strong urge to settle into our office chair and take a deep, long nap. Fatigue is […]

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Biotin: The All-Natural Secret Ingredient for Combating Hair Loss

Sometimes referred to by the nickname “Vitamin H” thanks to its benefits for skin and hair, the naturally-occurring vitamin B7, or biotin, has taken the beauty world by storm. Biotin is a water-soluble vitamin that is necessary for the body to metabolize fatty acids, amino acids and glucose. Essentially, it’s needed for your body to […]

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Keeping Your Blood Sugar in Check Without Dumping Your Diet

The road to a better level of wellness starts in the kitchen. Whether you’re trying to lose weight, build muscle, work on your figure or keep your cholesterol in check, the food you’re eating represents the most important factor in achieving your goals. It’s why there’s a diet out there for just about anyone! Diets […]

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Gain Without the Pain: The Benefits of Natural Anti-Inflammatory Supplements After Working Out

There are a lot of macho slogans people like to live by when it comes to working out. Phrases like “take no days off” and “no pain, no gain” tend to give the illusion that lifting weights is a battle—one that comes with no small amount of discomfort. Because of this perception, it can be […]

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8 Daily Rituals That Could Be Prematurely Thinning Your Hair

Most people assume hair loss is a condition that only affects older men. While this is somewhat valid—hair growth does tend to slow down with age and affect men more visibly—women can still lose hair starting as early as ages 20-35. Thinning hair is actually a relatively common occurrence in many younger women! Thinning hair […]

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Lack of Restful Sleep is Taking a Toll on Your Mental Health; It’s Time to Get Some Real Rest!

When’s the last time you got a really great night of rest? For many women, it’s been a while. Too long, actually! There always seems to be something that interrupts the sleep cycle and leaves you feeling groggy and sluggish when it’s time to get up in the morning. More than just making it hard […]

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Taking a Natural Approach to Protecting Your Body Against the Effects of Osteoporosis

When you were a little kid, your parents probably gave you a tall glass of milk and instructed you to drink up so you could grow strong, healthy bones. As it turns out, this was great advice—dairy is a great source of calcium, which is crucial for bone health and high bone density. However, getting […]

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