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Teletherapy: The Mental Health Treatment of the Future

A lot is happening in the word today – some good, some bad – and for the most part, they all take a toll on our health. Look around (like, literally look around or scan your timeline or Twitter feed). You may have noticed that we’re making huge strides in destigmatizing mental illness, and that’s fantastic. The importance of treating your mental health as you … Continue reading Teletherapy: The Mental Health Treatment of the Future

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The Worst Foods for Your Brain

Before your next grocery shopping, check your list and cross out some.  WebMD, an organization that fulfills the promise of health information on the Internet, has come up with a list of ‘dietary don’ts’ for your health sake. These are foods that might raise your risk for mood or memory problems, especially as you get older. Find out which potentially problematic items should make fewer … Continue reading The Worst Foods for Your Brain

8 Best Blood Pressure Monitors for at-Home Use

Shopping for the best blood pressure monitor? You are in the right place. Let’s make it easier for you to choose. We all know it isn’t always convenient for us to go to the doctors, every time we need an accurate blood pressure reading. With the range of different equipment available, it’s now easier than ever for us to get this information from the comfort … Continue reading 8 Best Blood Pressure Monitors for at-Home Use

Choosing the Right Blood Pressure Monitor for You

According to Bloodpressureuk.org, if you do decide to measure your blood pressure at home, you will need to get a home blood pressure monitor. There is a wide range of home blood pressure monitors available, but it is important to be sure that the blood pressure monitor you choose is accurate and the right one for you. Here’s how to choose the one that’s right … Continue reading Choosing the Right Blood Pressure Monitor for You

Health Tips: Getting the Best of Cloth Face Masks

Now that the lockdown has been eased in some parts of the country, the new normal is a bit different – seating is spaced far apart, there are plenty of clear barriers to protect workers, and definitely, wearing a face mask is key. In many places, you are already required to wear a cloth face covering, and it makes good sense. According to medical experts, … Continue reading Health Tips: Getting the Best of Cloth Face Masks

Could Eating Processed Meat Increase the Risk of Some Deadly Cancers?

For years, doctors, public health officials and scientists have linked processed meat to diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, certain kinds of cancer, and even death, because the salt, fat, and chemical preservatives. But how bad is it? Should you continue to eat it? Read on. Continue reading Could Eating Processed Meat Increase the Risk of Some Deadly Cancers?

Eggs: 10 Facts You Didn’t Know

It is already a known fact that one egg has 6 grams of the stuff, with all nine “essential” amino acids, the building blocks of protein. That’s important because those are the ones your body can’t make by itself. The egg white holds about half that protein and only a small portion of the fat and cholesterol. But there’s more to know about the tasteful … Continue reading Eggs: 10 Facts You Didn’t Know

6 Low-Carb Snacks You Should Have in Your Fridge

Easy Low-Carb Recipes Sometimes, the whole world of snacking seems to be based on the one thing you’re supposed to limit: refined carbs. Even the “healthier” packaged items, like pastries granola bars, smoothies, and crackers, a re full of them. If you look past the vending machine, though, you’ll find plenty of other tasty options, like these smart snacks. The best part? They’re as easy … Continue reading 6 Low-Carb Snacks You Should Have in Your Fridge

Did You Know? Sugar Facts About Fruits

Fruit is good for you! It has fibre and other nutrients you need. But it also has natural sugar, and some have more than others. See the sugar contents of some of your favourite fruits below: Mangoes – Sugar: 45g per one Grapes – Sugar: 23g per cup Cherries – Sugar: 18g per cup Pears – Sugar: 17g per one Watermelon – Sugar: 17g per medium wedge Figs – Sugar: 16g … Continue reading Did You Know? Sugar Facts About Fruits

Outsmart Stress. Eat These

You are what you eat! If you want to stop stressing and start relaxing, changing your diet can make a huge difference. Of course, diet is not everything, but these five foods can help you start reducing some of the effects of stress in your life. Everything we ingest affects us on some level—physically, mentally, and spiritually. In a world that seems overwhelmingly stressful at … Continue reading Outsmart Stress. Eat These