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April 17th, 2024

By |2024-04-16T11:50:52-05:00April 16th, 2024|Weekly Healthy Tips|

As you are planning your garden this year, consider the bees.   Bees are the number one pollinator for food crops worldwide and unfortunately, beekeepers in Ontario are reporting heavy losses due to pesticides, intense weather, viruses and diseases.  Bees need help to survive and we can do our part within our own gardens. [...]

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April 12th, 2024

By |2024-04-10T16:42:18-05:00April 10th, 2024|Weekly Healthy Tips|

Flotation therapy, a popular and relatively expensive therapy for relaxation is gaining popularity.  The most recent research finding is that it may help reduce symptoms of various mental health conditions especially anxiety. Flotation therapy involves floating in a tank of warm, Epson salt-saturated water.  The tank is like a pod or an oversized hot [...]

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April 10th, 2024

By |2024-04-10T16:41:26-05:00April 10th, 2024|Weekly Healthy Tips|

Spring-cleaning usually consists of cleaning up the yard, airing out and doing a deep cleaning of the house, and preparing for the summer ahead.  In this digital age, there is one more thing we should consider for our spring-cleaning and that is a cyber declutter.   Like everything else in life, our digital life [...]

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April 3rd, 2024

By |2024-04-02T11:42:32-05:00April 2nd, 2024|Weekly Healthy Tips|

Allergy season is here.  Yes, it is early!  You might get a bit of respite during some cold snaps, but that will be temporary unfortunately.   Allergy seasons follow a consistent path.  It starts with tree pollen allergies in the spring, and then it turns to grass allergies in the summer, followed up with [...]

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March 29th, 2024

By |2024-03-27T12:43:25-05:00March 27th, 2024|Weekly Healthy Tips|

Are you a lemon water person or a limewater person?  Many people add fruit to their water to enhance the taste of plain or sparkling water.  Most people add lemon but some add lime.  Is there a difference other than taste?  Is one more beneficial than the other is? Both lemons and limes are [...]

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March 22nd, 2024

By |2024-03-19T07:56:20-05:00March 19th, 2024|Weekly Healthy Tips|

Step aside, spring, alkaline, deionized, and reverse osmosis water, there is a new kid in town!  Hydrogen water is the latest water trend claiming to improve hydration, reduce inflammation, and boost your mood among other claims.  Some claimed it helped cure a sore throat while others indicated it helped them lose weight, increase energy, [...]

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March 20th, 2024

By |2024-03-19T07:54:50-05:00March 19th, 2024|Weekly Healthy Tips|

In reality there is no one water that is healthiest although there are a few that are questionable.  The key thing is to have clean, safe drinking water.  Your specific needs, what is available and affordable will decide what is best for you. Let us look at each one. Tap Water: Tap water is [...]

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