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3 Easy Summer Treats: Make Your Own Healthy Popsicles

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3 Easy Summer Treats: Make Your Own Healthy Popsicles

When the temperatures climb it’s tempting to open the freezer and apply the nearest frozen sugary treat directly to your mouth. But if you’re worried about the dangers of high fructose corn syrup and artificial food colouring, it’s hard to justify buying the snacks. Luckily it’s easy to make your own popsicles – healthy, natural ones – with only a few ingredients. You just need popsicle moulds, and maybe a blender, to come up with an array of frozen goodies that would put any other popsicle stand to shame.   Chunky Fruit n’ Juice Pops This is a blender-free and...

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Beat the Heat: Exercising Safely in Hot Weather

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Beat the Heat: Exercising Safely in Hot Weather

On a bright summer day, it’s seems wrong to take yourself to a windowless gym for your workout. You’re also missing out on all of that natural energy you get from the outdoors. However, when the temperatures start to soar it’s important to take precautions to ensure your workout stays a safe one. Dress For the Weather Wearing lightweight and light-coloured clothing can help you stay cool on hot days. Look for fabrics that wick away sweat and it’s always a good idea to wear a hat. Make sure to put on a water-resistant sunscreen before your workout. If your...

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3 Easy Ways to Add a Little Movement to Your Day

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3 Easy Ways to Add a Little Movement to Your Day

Spending a large part of the day sitting in front of the computer is a given for most jobs. It often carries over into evenings and weekends, where so many activities for work and for leisure involve more screens and more sitting. However all that sitting takes a toll in the form of back and neck pain, weight gain, low energy – to the point where research actually suggests that sitting is slowly but surely taking time off our lifespans. That’s more than a little ominous. It would be great if we could tell the boss to take a hike...

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