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Saturday, March 11th, 2017

End The Struggle With Food:

8 TIPS FOR A HAPPIER, HEALTHIER OUTLOOK ON NUTRITION By: Louise Green Photo Credit: Vairdy Photography In her new book, Big Fit Girl (in stores March 2017), Louise Green tells an inspiring account of how plus-size women can become fit, chock-full of stories from real Big Fit Girls who’ve taken control of their health and

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Healthy Habits for a Healthier You

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...

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Third in a Series: Simple Home Remedies You Can Grow – Basil

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 ...

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Simple Home Remedies You Can Grow: Echinacea

Echinacea—popularly known as coneflower—originated in eastern North America and is part of the daisy family (Asteraceae). If you look closely at the centre of each flower, you’ll notice a spiny cone-shaped disc that resembles a sea urchin....

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

The Four Keys to Overall Wellness: Nutrition

In part two of her four-part series, Shawn Nisbet examines the basics of good nutrition and its essential contribution to our long-term wellbeing. Nutrition is often defined as the process of eating the right kind of food...

Friday, August 21st, 2015

Simple Home Remedies You Can Grow: Lemon Balm (Melissa Officinalis)

Lemon balm is a perennial herb and a garden staple. Native to southern Europe, it is now grown all over the world for brewing teas and garnishing salads – it even makes a beautifully  scented addition to...

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Debunking 5 common myths about GMOs

We’re all inundated with information every day and with so many conflicting stories in the media and on the internet about genetically modified organisms (GMOs), it’s no wonder some people are confused. Let’s dig a little deeper...

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Drink Up! Why Water is Vital to Your Health

Did you know your muscles and brain consist of about 75% water, and that your blood is about 82% water? That’s why it’s important to keep your body sufficiently hydrated to ensure it functions at its best. But how...

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Five tips for quick and healthy school lunches

You’re out of bread, can’t find a water bottle and the school bus will arrive in four minutes. Is this a familiar scenario in your house? If making your child’s lunch seems stressful, here are five tips...

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

The Vitamins You Must Have!

These are the 13 essential vitamins: A, C, D, E, K and the B vitamins: thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3), pantothenic acid (B5), pyroxidine (B6), biotin (B7), folate (B9), and cobalamin (B12). Vitamins A, D, E...

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