There are a number of factors that contribute to your longevity, including alcohol use, smoking, diet and physical activity. Most of us know this, but did you know just how much each one affects how long you will live? An online survey tool developed by Ontario scientists can help you understand how these behaviours affect life expectancy ...read more.
Leslie Sansone is a walk-fanatic and promotes walking as a path to fitness and well-being. In a recent Healthy Living Guide, walking was highlighted as a way to help lower your cholesterol.
30 minutes of brisk walking every day is enough to make a difference, and bumping up your routine to 60-90 minutes can add the benefit of weight loss too! To check out more healthy living guides... click here.
While aging is a fact of life, getting "old" is something you can take control of. From laughter to learning, author Wina Sturgeon gives us some great tips for staving off the inevitable. Have fun and ... read more!
A new study is providing evidence for what has been, up until now, mainly intuitive. That is, the more you exercise your brain, the lower the chances of developing Alzheimer's disease. The catch is... it works better when it's a lifetime habit. ... read more
Dietitian Leslie Beck shares her advice on which foods to reach for to help keep high cholesterol at bay ... click here
Oh we've all read this before... how to put things in perspective, how to take time for yourself, visioning your day before you start out... but it's a really good reminder to take time out and make our days unfold as WE want them, not just taking them as they come along.
In this article, Deepak Chopra has some practical tips on how to help yourself and the people around you avoid the "Merry Christmas Coronary" and the "Happy New Year Heart Attack." ... read more