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Why does hot weather make you tired?

by Sonia Chartier, on 20 July 2017, Healthy Living, Stress and sleep
hot weather

Feeling more tired than usual when the weather is warmer is a common experience, but it can be frustrating when all you want to do is get out there and enjoy the sun!

Find out some of the reasons you might feel tired during hot weather, and what you can do about it.

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Burn 100 calories ten times faster

by Sonia Chartier, on 4 July 2017, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living
100-calories

Every step counts, especially if you want to lose a few kilos or just keep new ones off. You’ve already made a few small changes in your daily dietary routine or boosted your activity level a little, and with good results.

But what else can you do to burn 100 calories fast?

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Blue light and its repercussions on sleep

by Sonia Chartier, on 29 June 2017, Stress and sleep
blue light

The monsters that keep you up nights aren’t under the bed, they’re in your hand!

Smartphones are extremely useful for a wide range of tasks, but their role as an alarm clock to wake you up is a little too effective. Allow me to explain. Sleeping near your phone disrupts the quality of your sleep and wrests you from the arms of Morpheus to make you toss and turn all night.

And it’s not just because of the infamous blue light smartphones give off…

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7 biggest threats to joint health

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 29 June 2017, Muscle and joint
joint health

Mobility is a challenge for many individuals as the birthdays creep past 60. Joints ache, bones start to lose their mineral density, and muscles become less “toned.” For these reasons, you may feel less spring in your step.

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10 ways to get a restful night’s sleep with hay fever

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 29 June 2017, Allergies, Stress and sleep
restful night’s sleep

As we move into the thick of summer season, pesky hay fever symptoms continue to wreak havoc for those who suffer from seasonal allergies, even at night.

For hay fever sufferers, the summer months can be unbearable because these months are typically plagued by pollen – a chief environmental allergen that causes allergy symptoms in susceptible individuals.

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