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2016 Summer Healthy Living Magazine is coming soon!
We are excited to announce the following as our...
  • Nurse Next Door provides reliable, compassionate and flexible home care services that are delivered by exceptional staff. Personalized home care services are suited to individual needs so seniors can maintain the independence and dignity they deserve. Nurse Next Door Markham offers a full spectrum of home care services ranging from three hours-per-week of friendly companionship […]

  • We are excited to announce the following as our editorial guide for this upcoming edition! You can find it in your preferred locations beginning May 16! THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP The power of sleep for hormonal balance and weight management. FITCATIONS The rising popularity of active vacations that incorporate fitness and wellness into […]

  • Plenty of information advises teenagers about the dangers of drug misuse. But with so many people living longer these days, there is a growing need to broach the same topic with seniors. A new program, Let’s Talk About Rx, tackles the problem. Medication errors are among the most serious health risks facing today’s seniors. Recent […]

  • Imagine your child or grandchild living in a world where food and water shortages are the rule; where regions from every continent are uninhabitable because of rising temperatures; where mass migration creates conflict and chaos; where coastal cities are battered regularly by fierce storms and flooding. Earl Salzman urges all of us to act on […]

  • Stephanie Grech Orr, a student at the University of Malta, is studying for a B.A. in Communication Studies and Psychology. One of her passions is helping people to achieve a healthier lifestyle by developing healthy habits and sticking to them. Here Stephanie shares some of her simple tips with HL readers who want to make […]

  • For those staffing Ontario’s toll-free Lung Health Information Line, many questions are all in a day’s work. Some callers want to know about a cough, air pollution, allergies, quitting smoking, the flu shot, radon and other lung health issues. And then there are the questions that go the other way. “We get lots of calls […]

  • Basil is not only one of the tastiest herbs to use in the kitchen, but also one of the healthiest. Part of the mint family (Lamiaceae), basil likely originated in India, but today it is most commonly  associated with Italian  and Thai cuisine, and it grows in gardens all over the world. It is still […]

  • As a teenager, you take great pride in your appearance, but are you miscalculating the work it takes to maintain a healthy smile? Add in your new found independence and active social life, and you might think you’re just too busy to pay extra attention to your teeth or go for check-ups. As a registered […]

  • In her four-part series on the keys to overall wellness, Shawn Nisbet has already covered exercise and nutrition. In this issue, she turns her attention to stress and how to handle it. At times, stress can be beneficial. But unmanaged stress is toxic. What we think and feel, and for what length of time, has […]

  • Reverse and Repair Colgate-Palmolive Canada tells Healthy Living readers of a new toothpaste that’s just hitting the shelves. The multi-active formula in Colgate Total* Advanced Health* Daily Repair Toothpaste helps reverse and repair early damage to teeth and gums – even before you know it has occurred. Designed to help remineralize weakened enamel, strengthen teeth […]

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  • Kathy Smart's healthy yet sinfully delicious version of Boston cream pie meets French toast! Kathy Smart, one of North America’s gluten-free experts and a healthy eating advocate, transforms forbidden favorites into guilt- and allergen-free treats – like this sinfully...

  • "Fall" into clean eating with Kathy Smart's seasonal selections! These muffins are moist with a taste of cinnamon, nutmeg and a crunch of pecans. Eat local and get an iron hit from pumpkin seeds in this delicious Pumpkin Muffin...

  • "Fall" into clean eating with Kathy Smart's seasonal selections!  This soup embodies the best flavours of fall. The combination of squash, apples and the little heat of curry are sure to warm your stomach on a cool fall or...

  • Nothing beats this old-fashioned dessert. It is easy to prepare and needs only a scoop of ice cream to achieve dessert heaven! Preparation Time: 15 minutes | Baking Time: 40 to 45 minutes | Serves: 8 4 cups (1...

  • Dinner will be ready in less than 30 minutes. The bright pink fish is gorgeous mixed with mushrooms and spinach. Serve with garlic mashed potatoes. Preparation Time: 5 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Baking Time: 10 minutes...

  • This healthy, nutritious comfort soup is full of flavour and local fare. It’s tasty with or without the fresh coriander. You can always add more curry paste to taste, if desired. Ingredients: 4 cups (1 L) sodium-reduced chicken broth...

  • This makes a fun meal to serve outside because the foil keeps them warm until serving and catches any drips. Try them over the campfire or barbecue. Vary the heat in the sauce to taste and for a vegetarian...

  • This grilled salad is bursting with fresh flavours and simply perfect to serve for lunch or dinner. Preparation Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Serves: 4    1 lb (500 g) boneless skinless Ontario Chicken Breasts 1...

  • Strawberries are a joy. They are the first really sweet and juicy sign that spring has sprung. Sure you have fiddleheads and asparagus, even peas, but strawberries, wow. For me strawberries mean only one thing. Local Ontario jam made...

  • This traditional chicken and rice dish gets its colour and characteristic flavour from browning the chicken in caramelized sugar. Serve with a creamy coleslaw to complete the island meal. Preparation Time: 20 minutes  | Marinating Time: at least 15...

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