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Fight Back Against Seasonal Allergies with These 5 Tips for Natural Relief

With spring in full swing, many people are spending lots of time outdoors to enjoy the weather. For another group of people, though, hanging out outside is less than ideal due to the endless stream of sneezes, stuffy noses, watery eyes and other seasonal allergy symptoms. Being allergic to pollens and grasses can be extremely […]

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What Should You Avoid When Shopping For Cosmetic Products?

The last 10 years has seen the market value of natural cosmetic products rise by 114% due to a growing acceptance of non-synthetic alternatives. Although the natural products might be a little bit more expensive than their synthetic counterparts, they present consumers with a reduced risk of negative health conditions. Unfortunately, some of the synthetic cosmetic product […]

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How Much Water Should You be Drinking Daily and Why?

Your body is made of about 60 percent water. That good old H2O allows your body to perform all of its necessary functions, keeps your organs healthy, your skin clear and prevents waste from building up inside you. Water doesn’t just circulate within you though—you lose water every time you breathe, sweat or use the […]

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Taming Your Frizzy Hair: How to Style Your ‘Do Without Damaging it

When humidity levels begin to rise, you may dread stepping out of your house because your perfectly-styled ‘do might turn into a ball of frizz and flyaways. Although it’s really common for people with curly hair, frizz can affect all types of hair, leaving you feeling frustrated and helpless when it comes to your look. […]

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What’s the Difference Between Men’s and Women’s Daily Supplements?

Anyone who’s been to the drug store or supermarket recently knows what they can find in the medicine isle: rows upon rows of multivitamin and individual supplement bottles. The multitude of these supplements alone can be overwhelming for someone looking for a run-of-the-mill daily vitamin. Narrowing your choices by brand is hard enough, but after […]

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Relaxation and Meditation Could Help You Shed the Stress of Daily Life

Whether it’s caused by work, relationships or other situations, stress has gotten the best of all of us at one time or another. Everyday life is filled with stressors. But, while some stress is normal and even healthy, constantly high levels of stress can wreak havoc on our emotional and physical health. While some people […]

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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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