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Ten Sun-Smart Superfoods

You may be well aware of the importance of applying sunscreen on your skin, but did you know that eating certain foods can help protect you from within? UV rays can damage the DNA within our skin to age it prematurely. These sun-smart superfoods will help reduce your risk for sunburn, help prevent premature aging […]

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Surprising Benefits of Your Favourite Summer Fruits

Juicy, sweet summer fruit is finally here! While you savour their sinfully delicious flavours, feel good about the health benefits they offer. Cherries Cherries contain melatonin. Melatonin helps the body know when it’s time to sleep and time to wake up, explaining why some people claim they simply can’t sleep-in on weekends. Melatonin is naturally […]

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Darker Days: Tips for Fall Health

In the fall and winter, we experience fewer hours of daylight. Its effect on nature is visually striking—beautiful yellow, orange and red leaves. In our bodies, there are equally significant changes happening as our exposure to sunlight decreases, such as changes to mood and sleep-wake cycles as well as cessation of vitamin D production. Feel […]

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