Beyond Ice Cream: Indulge in These 5 Tasty Foods After Tooth Extraction

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Did you recently have your wisdom tooth removed? If yes, then give yourself a pat on the back because you’ve taken a bold step towards good dental health. We understand that having wisdom teeth surgically removed is quite a painful affair, but trust us, it helps strengthen your gums and teeth in the long run. … Read more

11 foods you shouldn’t eat at the beach, according to health experts

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All sorts of factors come into play to make a great day at the beach sun, surf, a good book. Of course, a fridge full of great snacks and drinks is also absolutely at hand. But at the risk of being funny spoilers, we’re here to remind you that not all foods and drinks are … Read more

10 nutritious, homemade foods to eat on Canada Day

10 nutritious, homemade foods to eat on Canada Day

This summer, whether you’re throwing a backyard barbecue, a picnic, or a restaurant patio dinner, put Canada on your menu with these locally grown and produced nutritious foods. While many ingredients are available across the country, each region produces its own unique local foods. Here’s a snapshot (it’s not inclusive) of Canadian foods to celebrate … Read more

12 foods that cause constipation

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We’re delving into a topic that might make you feel a little uncomfortable, literally. Constipation occurs when you have infrequent bowel movements or difficulty passing stool. Typically, a person with constipation may experience fewer than three bowel movements a week, have difficulty passing stools, or feel a sense of incomplete bowel movements. Constipation can be … Read more

Five healthy foods to add to your summer diet

Five healthy foods to add to your summer diet

Open this photo in the gallery: A worker picks raspberries at Masse, a berry farm in Saint Paul d’Abbotsford near Granby, Quebec, Canada, Aug. 11, 2022.CHRISTINNE MUSCHI/Reuters There are many reasons to love summer. Warm weather, longer days, swimming and barbecues are on my list. So too is the summer abundance of fruits and vegetables, … Read more

Eat these foods when you’re sick, according to one nutritionist

Eat these foods when you're sick, according to one nutritionist

Every summer, come Colorado rain or shine, our whole family gets sick. It’s like back-to-school season plays a preemptive joke, reminding us to nurture a healthy immune system year-round. Universe, I see you. But when sickness strikes during the warmer months, what are the best foods to eat when sick? Spoiler alert: A few scoops … Read more

How I got diabetes: I traded housework for exercise, didn’t go for a walk, cooked high-fat foods at home

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News Health and wellness How I got diabetes: I traded housework for exercise, I didn’t go for a walk, I cooked high-fat foods at home” Little did Sukhwinder Kaur know that women are 1.5 times more prone to diabetes and obesity because they view housework as exercise. Women who have had high blood glucose levels … Read more

14 anti-inflammatory foods and why your body will thank you for them

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Step away from the medicine cabinet (who are we kidding, its 2023 medicine box/drawer), it’s official: Anti-inflammatory foods are the best route to reducing inflammation in the body. What are the benefits of anti-inflammatory foods? An anti-inflammatory diet calms your immune system when it reacts to something it perceives as foreign, like pollen (oh hello, … Read more