Top 4 Sources of Everyday Toxics

Toxic chemicals exist all around us, from the cosmetics we apply on our face to the food we indulge in. Check out this guide to find out the top four sources of hidden toxics and how to avoid them. 1. Toxics in personal care products The average woman uses 12 personal care products containing 168 […]

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Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet | alive

This Mother’s Day, serve up something different: brunch buffet-style. On the menu are a springtime salad, grain pilaf, woodland tartine, roasted tomato shakshuka, signature (nonalcoholic) cocktail, and a plentiful berry pavlova. Brunch is a definition-bending meal that lives between breakfast and lunch, meaning that anything goes! And we’re taking the savoury route this Mother’s Day […]

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Is It Really Gluten Free?

If you’re avoiding gluten in your diet, there’s never been a better time. More education, more acceptance, and more consumer choices means you can feel more assured about what you’re eating. But can you? There are still some gluten traps that you should know about. There’s never been a better time to avoid gluten. If […]

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Power Couples

Spaghetti and meatballs, pancakes and maple syrup, peanut butter and jam: these are the Batman-and-Robins of the food world—items that just belong together. Beyond pairing up great flavours, what you should also know is that when certain foods are eaten in unison, the nutritional firepower of the meal is amplified even further. It’s called food […]

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Stop Feeling Tired! | alive

Are you feeling tired? Maybe it’s because you’ve been sleeping poorly. Or it might be caused by that never-ending feeling of stress in your life. Pushing yourself during your regular gym workouts—maybe a little too hard—leaving you tuckered out for the rest of the day? Whatever the reason, we have some possible fixes. Tired from: Sleep […]

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Magnesium: How Much Do You Know?

Do you know everything you need to know about magnesium? Did you know that a huge number of adults take in too little magnesium in their diets, resulting in deficiencies? Find out why magnesium is a key player in our health and how to make sure you’re getting enough. What do you know about magnesium? […]

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Your Bulletproof Bone Workout | alive

No matter your age, you can lower your risk of osteoporosis by increasing your bone mineral density. We show you how to build healthy bones with our 30-minute bone-strengthening free weight workout. The not-so-good news: bone density naturally decreases as we age. Since women generally have smaller bones than men, those who have especially low […]

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Raising the [Salad] Bar | alive

You can do better than a bowl of lettuce drowned in bottled dressing. Breathe new life into your salad routine with these superfood-rich recipes that raise it, notably, to main course status. Salad. The word evokes visions of healthfulness and vitality. And for good reason. Salads can offer a nearly unmatched buffet of age-avenging nutrients […]

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Embrace Your Natural Beauty | alive

It’s an exciting time in the world of natural beauty, with people everywhere flaunting what makes them unique. Here’s why embracing our natural beauty—so-called “flaws” and all—is possible and powerful. A paradigm shift We all know that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and what’s considered beautiful in one culture doesn’t necessarily translate […]

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Hot Flashes and Night Sweats Ruining Your Life?

Menopause is often thought of as a time in a woman’s life to be embraced—with all its joys and frustrations. Some of those frustrations can be diminished, though, with the help of natural remedies. Scholars sometimes refer to menopause as a woman’s rite of passage, a time in her life to be embraced with all […]

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