Mint Condition

Research on the health benefits of peppermint makes a compelling case to eat and drink more of this fresh herb.

Mint Condition

Research on the health benefits of peppermint makes a compelling case to eat and drink more of this fresh herb.    Pumpkin spice may be the seasonal flavour du jour (or du decade!), but there are several science-backed reasons why peppermint should top your flavour list this holiday. Not only does the fresh taste of … Continue reading Mint Condition

Health sabotage: 7 ways you’re harming your path to wellness

The things you do every day matter to the health of your body, mind, emotions and even longevity. These seven common stumbles offer no health benefit or worse: negative health consequences. If one or more is part of your daily life, check out solutions to clear your path to wellness.

The Best Stress-Fighting Supplements

Keep stress at bay and stay calm by making these helpful nutrients a regular part of your diet. To chill out, your parents’ generation might have chanted “om.” That was so then. Our world is different now—a 24/7 anxiety-generator, what with work, commuting, parenthood, staying connected and trying to cram more than ever into every … Continue reading The Best Stress-Fighting Supplements

4 tips for picking the perfect olive oil

While it may be tempting to choose the cheapest, largest jug of extra-virgin olive oil at conventional grocery stores, it’s not the best idea. If you’re on a mission to make olive oil part of your health plan, aim for about 4 tablespoons of 100 percent olive oil per day by drizzling over salads or … Continue reading 4 tips for picking the perfect olive oil