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Detoxes: Are they healthy?

Detoxes: Are they healthy?

Detoxing has become quite popular in recent years. A quick Google search of the terms “detox plan” will give you about 14,100,000 results. Cleansing recipes that promise to “maximize immune and digestive health,” “flush the fat away” and “kick start your metabolism” can be found all over Pinterest and Instagram. The internet is flooded with tons of “before and after” […]

by Jessica Defreitas· · Arts & Life, Food, Health
Winning the battle of the bulge

Winning the battle of the bulge

It’s hard to be active during the cold Canadian winter. Sub-zero temperatures make staying home an infinitely more appealing option than trucking to the gym in your spandex. But giving in to that comfort and laziness can have dire consequences. A study published this month in the Canadian Medical Association Journal concluded that the obesity rate in Canada has tripled in […]

by Rebecca Ananda· · Arts & Life, Food, Health
Liam Scott demonstrates how a raw onion can keep you healthy. (Rebecca Sedore / Ryersonian Staff)

An onion a day keeps the doctor (and a date) away

It may give you bad breath, but a glass of garlic water and some chopped onions can help you stay flu-free this winter season, says a Toronto nutritionist. Jennifer Baer, a naturopathic doctor and nutritionist, treats different ailments like colds and flus with diet and exercise. She says students are more susceptible to getting sick, especially during the winter months, […]

by Angela Hoyos· · Arts & Life, Food, Health, Top stories
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