Why is it that all of the foods we love are bad for us? How could Mother Nature be so cruel? Well, we’ve put our heads together and come up with five incredibly tasty snacks that won’t ruin your diet; take that Mother Nature: More »5 guilt-free snacks for dieters
Your thyroid is the hormone control centre for the whole body. If you're gaining weight, constipated or feeling exhausted, find out how a thyroid problem may be to blame. More »Six ways to protect your thyroid and improve health
Cardiologist Beth Abramson, a spokesperson for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, reveals how a little awareness - plus a healthy dose of diet and exercise - is more powerful than drugs when it comes to saving your life. More »Eight heart-health questions that could save your life
More than any other part of the body, belly fat is especially dangerous. It can lead to cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, certain cancers, and other life-threatening illnesses. Also, a recent study states that belly fat creates more fat. So, how can we banish belly fat? Follow these tips: More »Three easy steps to banish that belly
From improving your bone density to keeping you happy, see how running does much more than just help you lose weight. More »Six ways running can transform your mind and body
Dieting isn’t all about sacrifice and eating less. In fact, a really good diet should actually be all about eating great foods that promote weight loss. Here we show you 5 fantastic foods and meal options that will do just that: More »5 foods every dieter should eat
The latest fitness craze burns 30 percent more calories by putting your workout in reverse. More »Try this to burn (way!) more calories during a workout
Feeling down in the dumps? Sometimes we don’t have the time to spend a day at the spa or invite friends and family over to de-stress and cheer us up, so we’ve compiled a list of quick tricks to give you a no-prescription-required burst of bliss in a jiffy. Here are 10 instant ways to boost your mood: More »10 instant mood boosters
Natasha Turner shares five ways to better understand your breasts and their connection to your overall health. More »Five things your breasts can teach you about your health
Leave the tub of ice cream behind and take a page from Jo Piazza's new program to help you get over him - fast! More »The workout designed to help you get over your ex
Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence breaks her silence about the movie execs who wanted her thinner, and fast! More »'I was going to get fired if I didn't lose a certain amount of weight'
Whether you're planning on baby making soon or waiting until your biological clock kicks in, what you eat now can improve your odds later. More »Eat to boost fertility: 10 tips to help you conceive
Martha Stewart isn't afraid of a little competition. More »Who Is the Real Queen Bee of the Lifestyle World: Martha Stewart or Gwyneth Paltrow?
Imagine channeling the energy of the ocean into yourself. Read on to find out how Eoin Finn is bringing the power of nature into every day life. More »How one of Canada's renowned yoga teachers stays blissful
When Monday morning roles around and we stumble out of our comfy beds, we all have that sneaking suspicion that somehow this isn’t good for us. It turns out that our suspicions are right; your job is bad for your health and in this article we tell you why those long hours, boring days and stressful tasks are bad for us. More »10 ways your job is bad for your health
When the temperature dips you'll find your runs even more invigorating. Here's how to get the most out of this running season. More »Five ways to fall in love with autumn running
Yes, we all know the easy and effective ways to boost your health; drink more water, get more sleep and eat healthier. Yawn. Trusting that you already know these things, we’re bringing you 10 inspirational ideas for some small lifestyle tweaks to maximize your health. More »10 small health changes that make a big difference
Find out what fat really does to your body when you've got too much of it. More »Six things you need to know about your body fat
For those wanting to shed a few pounds, they can dream of the day they wake up feeling slimmer than the day before. While overnight miracles are a rarity (except for the tooth fairy and Santa, of course) there are ways to make this dream a reality. Follow these 10 tips to help you wake up slimmer after your slumber. More »10 ways to wake up slimmer
Kerrie Lee Brown suffered a major health scare at 39. Denial caused her, like many women, to miss the warning signs. Here she shares what she wishes she'd known, what recovery has been like - and why she's speaking out to help you dodge the mistakes that could have cost her her life. More »I can't believe I had a heart attack at 39
Do this workout five times a week for three weeks. Repeat the sequence as many times as possible in 12 minutes. Focus on form, not on how many reps you can do! More »Bob Harper's three-week workout plan to jumpstart weight loss
Learn to relax, lower your blood pressure, combat cancer and more with these easy-to-digest tips from our expert health team. More »13 simple ways to feel your absolute best this month
Driving with the windows down, forgetting to floss, and over-exercising can have more serious consequences than you may think, and just a few simple changes to your daily routine could potentially save your life. Here are 10 of the most common health mistakes that everyone makes: More »10 health mistakes that everyone makes
By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Stand-up comedians have long joked that some things, like the actual components of chicken nuggets, are better left mysterious. Recently, Mississippi researchers found out why: two nuggets they examined consisted of 50 percent or less chicken muscle tissue, the breast or thigh meat that comes to mind when a customer thinks of "chicken." The nuggets came from two national fast food chains in Jackson. The three researchers selected one nugget from each box, preserved, dissected and stained the nuggets, then looked at them under a microscope. ... More »Just what is in that chicken nugget?