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6 Tactical Tips for Becoming a Morning Person

We all know early-morning classes suck, but have hope, dear reader, for they certainly don’t have to! Whether you’re an early riser or a night owl, a savvy post-snooze routine can prove the difference between a cheery “good morning!” and a groggy mornin’ grunt.

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The Irony About Iron Supplements

A lack of iron or iron deficiency can lead to a long list of troubling conditions, from fatigue to hair loss to insomnia and even to anemia. The stress of this can compound itself if we do not proactively address the situation.

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The Importance of Iron

Iron is an essential nutrient for energy and vitality. A deficiency can leave you feeling weak and tired. People who are at risk of iron deficiency include women who are pregnant, very active, or who have heavy periods, vegetarians, vegans, seniors and those with chronic inflammatory conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease and chronic bleeding.

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Protect your eyes from harmful blue light

After a long, dark winter, many of us can’t wait for the long, light filled days with blue skies and lots of sunshine. But did you know that the very thing that causes the sky to appear blue…

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How Stress Affects Your Body And What You Can Do About It

The strategies here can help you remain calm, improve your physical health, and put you in a better position to handle day-to-day stress.

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Get on the Move (and Get Healthy While You’re At It)

There are literally dozens of ways you can incorporate more movement into your day, even if you spend a lot of it at the office.

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Healthy Heart Necessities

What can we do to improve our cardiovascular fitness and live life to the fullest?

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When You Need to Take Your Body to the Max

Here are some tips to get you started!

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Heart Smart Eating- How Healthy Food Choices Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease

According to the Heart Research Institute, nine in ten Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease or stroke. It’s a sobering outlook, but a statistic is not necessarily a prophecy. There are things you can do right now to improve your health.

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Healthy Heart and Healthy Pregnancy

You’ve just discovered that you’re pregnant. Congratulations! It’s time to shop for nursery furniture, establish a college fund, and start taking care of yourself so that you’re ready for a healthy pregnancy.