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6 ways to stay on track with a fitness tracker

Ready to track your fitness with wearable technology? Before you don your device, check out these popular targets for steps, sleep and more.

  • Are weights the ticket to weight loss
    February 24, 2017

    Are weights the ticket to weight loss?

    Think weights are just for bodybuilders? Weight training is actually a popular way to lose pounds, firm up and increase bone density.

  • February 17, 2017

    How can I get my child to sleep?

    Is your kid keeping you up at night? Here are 5 common causes of sleep problems for kids, and what you can do about them.

  • February 16, 2017

    Get outside for affordable winter fun

    You can hide indoors from Old Man Winter, or you can make the most of Canada’s signature season — and you can do it within your budget.

  • February 10, 2017

    5 more ways to be happy

    Do you suffer from the “winter blues” or a deeper sadness? Check out the 2nd part of this 2-part series to help bring more joy to your life.

  • February 09, 2017

    How to decode the nutrition label

    "Low-fat" yogurt. "Whole-grain" bread. "Reduced-sodium" soup. "Low-cholesterol" cooking oil. Confused by nutrition labels and claims? Here's how to read between the lines.

  • February 03, 2017

    5 secrets for sticking to your fitness routine

    Having trouble faithfully following your fitness routine? A trainer shares her secret for sticking with a new lifestyle: Figure out why you want it.

  • February 01, 2017

    Heart disease risks you might not know about

    You’ve probably heard about some common heart attack risks. But here are some others you may not be aware of – and what you can do about them.

  • January 27, 2017

    How to make literacy a family affair

    As a parent, you play a crucial role in ensuring your children develop their literacy skills. Here are 7 ways you can help them learn to love reading.

  • January 20, 2017

    Weather the dead of winter with healthy eating

    If you’re tempted to fight the cold with carbs and fat (hello, chocolate-chip muffins), try these healthy recipes instead.

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    January 18, 2017

    Smoking: Why it’s so hard to butt out

    Despite health warnings, tax hikes and smoking bans, you may be among the millions of Canadians who still smoke. Here are tips to help you quit.