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Should You Be Drinking Milk?

<i>By Jessica Migala</i><p>For many of us, cow’s milk is the first thing we remember drinking, and we’ve always been told it’s a healthy choice: It’s packed with calcium and fortified with vitamin D, both of which are essential for building (and keeping) strong bones. And despite the saturated fat, milk is a …

7 Surprising Health Benefits Of Eating More Avocado

Avocados have become America’s “new favorite fruit.” Whether eaten in raw slices with salt and pepper or mashed up in guacamole, its myriad benefits …

Health highlights

<b>Welcome to my regular review of health stories from the past few weeks. This is a new feature being trialled using an interactive video format. You will be able to click on the links that appear on the screen as the film plays.</b><p>This round-up aims to give you a flavour of the best of our content …

10 Things to Do Instead of Mindless Eating

Sometimes, the urge to eat that second (or 17th) cookie is so intense it feels like there's this crazy war in your head, screaming, "<i>Yes, yes, yes, eat that cookie</i>!" battling back and forth with, "<i>No, no, no, don't you dare do it</i>!"<p>This usually strikes in the evenings after work and/or on the …

Healthier Sleep: How to Make the Most of Bedtime Yoga

Feelings of pain, tension and stress can make it difficult to get a good night's sleep. When your mind is stressed, it isn't always easy to shut down thoughts and mentally relax. When you physically hurt, it can be hard to get comfortable and stay comfortable throughout the night.<p>Pain and stress …

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

How to Build a Bolder Brain With Age

In advance of National Older Americans Month this May, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued a report titled "Cognitive Aging: Progress in Understanding and Opportunities for Action." The report details changes in cognition -- essentially, brain functions such as memory, attention, decision-making …

4 tricks to avoid the afternoon slump

CBC Health spoke with registered dietitian Cara Rosenbloom and registered naturopath Hilary Booth.<p>Choose your lunch wisely<p>What you eat for lunch …

Benefits of Protein Shakes

Protein shakes are an integral part of any workout regimen and the most common nutritional supplement. Protein is a natural part of your diet. It’s …

Nutrition

Eat Clean

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