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By Lisa Cantkier, Nutritionist Do you think you’re too young to worry about neurodegenerative conditions like Alzheimer’s? In fact, Alzheimer's disease can affect people under...

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A promising combination of immunotherapies delivers a one-two punch to brain cancer tumours with high cure rates in mice, scientific evidence published in Nature...

Purica is launching a new menopause relief product

Purica, the producers of natural health food and supplements, is launching its new Menopause Relief product at CHFA East in Toronto. The new hormone-balancing...

New study shows carbs are worse than saturated fats

According to a study out of Ohio State University, carbohydrate intake can increase the body’s levels of palmitoleic acid, a fatty acid that has...

Is alcohol consumption ruining your skin?

That glass of pinot grigio or rye and ginger may sound delicious—but it may be hurting your skin’s health.   A new study out of the...

Extract of pine tree bark to improve appearance of varicose veins

A new peer-reviewed study published in the International Journal of Angiology shows that Pycnogenol, which is the standardized extract of French maritime pine tree...

Can celiac disease be treated holistically?

A new study out of the University of Calgary hopes to improve the quality of life for more than 110,000 Canadians living with celiac...

Plastic bronchitis: New treatments for children

According to a case study published in the journal Pediatrics, an innovative, minimally invasive procedure was used to treat the potentially life-threatening illness plastic...

It’s National Mental Health Week!

From May 1–7, it’s National Mental Health Week. This annual awareness-raising initiative is focused on bringing greater attention to mental health issues in Canada.   The Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) recognizes...

Cutting down your food’s carbon footprint

In a move to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while processing, transporting, storing and displaying cold food, a group of several refrigeration industry-leading companies have...
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How to get fuller lips naturally

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Coconut raspberry cakes

Makes: 12 little cakes Ingredients: 1 x 400g tin of coconut milk 200g softened, unsalted butter (plus extra for greasing) 150g coconut sugar or light...

Smokey mushroom and roast kale lasagna

Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: 30g dried porcini 450g mushrooms 25g butter, plus more for greasing Olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley 150g kale, stalks removed,...