Manage your health your way and renovate your life!

getting fit and healthy

  There is no definitive guide or manual on getting fit and healthy. There is no one overarching way to boost one’s health except to manage your health your way.   Everyone has different demands, needs and desires when it comes to their health. So, if one health-boosting technique hasn’t worked for you, don’t be discouraged. Find the health-boosting techniques that are tailor made for you.   To get you started, here are some alternative health-boosting techniques.   Ease into your new healthy lifestyle.   What might have been holding you back from being the healthiest possible version of yourself

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Veterinarians warn of risks marijuana poses to pets as legalization looms | Toronto Star

  Veterinarians say they’re seeing an increasing number of dogs sickened after ingesting marijuana. Vets are warning pet owners to take care as Canada prepares for cannabis legalization this year.   Dr. Jeff Goodall, a veterinarian who runs the Sunnyview Animal Centre in Bedford, N.S., said he’s seeing a growing number of dogs with marijuana toxicity. “It profoundly affects the neurological system. It can progress to tremors and seizures, and they can go into a coma,” he said Tuesday. He said the tetrahydrocannabinol or THC in marijuana doesn’t make dogs high. Rather, it makes them very sick. “The THCs are

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Don’t make a diet resolution: Support food system change | The Good Food Institute

  You probably haven’t met anyone who’s resolved to consume more cheese or processed meat in 2018.   But as we all know, the odds are stacked against consumers who seek to make significant changes in their diets in favor of healthy, humane, and sustainable choices.                                                                      It’s that time of the year again… There are some incredibly useful tools to help people who embark on a

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Festive flavor: Christmas Panettone Bread.

Christmas Panettone Recipe

  If you love baked treats for Christmas, then you would love Christmas panettone bread. Christmas Panettone Bread is a sweet bread – a festive flavor – that originated in Milan, Italy. It has since spread throughout Southern Europe, and is also regularly consumed in parts of Africa, Australia, and South America as part of the Christmas-New Year’s season.   Enjoying Panettone.   Panettone usually takes a cupola shape, or a conical cylinder. You might prefer to make simple loaves. Chocolate or amaretto-flavored panettone is not uncommon. It’s normally served with sweet, hot beverages like cocoa, or sweet wine or liqueurs. What

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Renovate your life: Building blocks for a healthier lifestyle.

Pack healthy, hearty snacks.

  There may come a time in your life when you decide you don’t like the way you look, feel or act and are in a strong frame of mind to make a change. There’s nothing wrong with this. Be glad you want to move in a positive direction and to improve your life for the better. Believe in yourself and do your best to concentrate on the building blocks for a healthier lifestyle. You’ll be able to reach your goals and feel better about yourself.   Don’t assume you need to put all of these tips into place overnight.

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Host the best holiday dinner for your out of town guests.

Host a holiday dinner party for out of town guests.

  No matter how social you are — or how big your friend and family list is —  dinner parties can be quite stressful. For starters, you have lots of people crammed into your personal space. Home is usually the place you can go to decompress when you’re overwhelmed. When there are lots of people over, that’s no longer the case. Then, there’s the stress of being the “host with the most” and putting on a memorable event everyone will enjoy. Here is our list of things to consider and plan for to successfully host the best holiday dinner for your

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Kitchen upgrade ideas that home cooks will love.

Kitchen upgrade ideas that home cooks will love.

  If you love to cook then chances are you’re very popular amongst your friends and family! Food is a fantastic way to get everyone together, plus if you prepare all of your own meals you’re likely to be healthier too, since you know exactly what has gone into everything. If your kitchen is due an upgrade and you’re looking for ways to make your life a little easier as a home cook, here are a couple of kitchen upgrade ideas that home cooks will love.     An American style fridge freezer.   If you’re still rooting round for

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Fall must dos for a healthy garden next year.

  The most romantic season of the year is finally here.   However, your garden is not quite ready for this lovely autumn, not to mention the harsh winter time that awaits us. There are many chores that remain unfinished due to lack of time or energy during the summer.   That is why this is a perfect time for you to re-energize yourself through some simple, yet very important activities for you and your garden.   Here is our list of fall must dos for a healthy garden next year.   Harvest.   The fruits of your work have

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