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7 creative and delicious ways to eat more vegetables

Do your kids give you hell when you feed them vegetables? Or are you bored of eating vegetables in the same old way? If yes, it’s time to think outside the box and explore creative ways to incorporate more vegetables into your diet. By adding a touch of innovation and fun to your meals, you can turn the seemingly mundane task of eating vegetables into an enjoyable and healthy experience for the whole family. Let us explore some creative ways on how to eat more vegetables. Incorporating vegetables into your diet, as well as your children’s diet, is of utmost…

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‘She’s the Mom I Always Wanted’

“The person I always knew was in there,” says Kevin McEnroe about his mom’s sobriety, after she struggled with drug abuse for years Tatum O’Neal’s son Kevin McEnroe is deeply proud of his mother. “I can’t believe I get to see that person,” he says of how she’s changed in the last three years since her near fatal drug overdose and stroke. “The person I always knew was there.” On May 6, 2020, O’Neal overdosed on a combination of drugs, including morphine, and ended up in a six-week coma. “I had a gnarly stroke,” O’Neal says. “I almost died.” To…

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Healthy Planet to open new Richmond Hill East location

Details June 22, 2023 Healthy Planet has announced the upcoming grand opening of its new Richmond Hill East location at Leslie St & Elgin Mills Rd E. on July 21st. This expansion marks its 34th store location in Ontario. “We are excited to bring a second Healthy Planet location to Richmond Hill and serve as a one-stop destination for all things related to health and wellness,” said Muhammed Mohamedy, general manager of Healthy Planet. “Our team has worked hard to curate a diverse selection of products that cater to each of our customers’ unique needs. We look forward to becoming…

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America is facing a mental health crisis | Bernie Sanders

Qhis country faces a longstanding mental health crisis, exacerbated by the isolation, fears and uncertainties of the pandemic. This crisis affects all generations, but has been especially devastating for young people. In America today, 40% of parents report being either extremely or very worried that their child is struggling with anxiety or depression. And they are right to be worried. According to a recent survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one out of every three teenagers in America reported that the state of their mental health was poor. Two out of every five teenagers felt persistently…

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Sam Smith updates fans on health after suffering ‘vocal cord injury’

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Sam Smith has shared they are on the mend after suffering a serious ‘vocal cord injury’ that left them having to cancel several shows in recent weeks. The singer, 31, was in the middle of their Gloria tour, but was first forced to postpone a performance in Glasgow after being struck down by a virus in April. Soon after Sam then had to pull out of subsequent shows in Birmingham, Tel Aviv and Manchester, before canceling the remainder of their UK tour…

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15+ Healthy Snack Recipes to Help You Poop

Having trouble going #2? You may be struggling with constipation, and these tasty fiber-packed snacks can help with that. With at least 3 grams of fiber per serving, these snacks can help you get regular and feel like yourself again. Recipes like our Apple Pie Energy Balls and Easy Black Bean Dip are satisfying, delicious and will help you get back on track—especially when enjoyed in between fiber-rich meals. Apple Pie Energy Balls Andrea Mathis These no-bake Apple Pie Energy Balls come together easily and will give your body the energy it needs to power through the afternoon. Easy Black…

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Should You Be Concerned About Arsenic in Rice?

Arsenic-based pesticides have been used in agricultural practices for many years, and, accordingly, soils and groundwater in the US are contaminated with varying levels of arsenic. Because arsenic exists in soil and water, it finds its way into our food supply. And nearly all foods contain some level of arsenic. What Foods Have the Most Arsenic? Studies show that most of the arsenic in the American diet comes from meat, milk, poultry, pork, eggs and seafood. Poultry is the worst offender. Some chickens exceed the EPA safety limit for arsenic by 2,000%. Meat and poultry are high in arsenic because…

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Husband suffered cardiac arrest on a walk and never came home

Elita says her husband has a thirst for life (Picture: Courtesy of Elita Cozens) “When we got that dreaded knock on the door from the police, we knew it wasn’t good news,” says Elita Cozens, 54. It should have been a pleasant spring weekend in March 2013. Elita was visiting her in-laws in Llanbedr, Wales, with her husband, Simon. But when Simon didn’t come back from a walk, his family were horrified to learn that their beloved son, husband and father, had died from a cardiac arrest. Now, Elita is running the London Marathon to raise funds in her late-husband’s…

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Whooping cough has spread across provinces: Alberta Health Services

Cases of whooping cough are growing in Alberta, and a Calgary doctor says it’s a good reminder for parents to keep their kids safe by getting vaccinated. An outbreak of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, was declared in January in the province’s south zone, AHS said in a public service announcement Friday. It has continued to grow with a smaller outbreak now in the central zone. Between those two zones, there are now 114 identified cases with the majority being children. AHS said 72 per cent are between the ages of one and nine, and five children have been…

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How Unai Emery turned Aston Villa from Steven Gerrard strugglers to European hopes

Aston Villa are currently seventh in the Premier League standings, two points short of Brighton in sixth, who have two games in hand. The Claret and Blue were 16th and flirting with relegation when current boss Unai Emery took over from Steven Gerrard. Since then, Emery has transformed the club’s fortunes to the point where qualification for European competitions is not entirely out of the realm of possibility. With nine games left before the season ends, Villa played top-half opponents seven times, including matches against Newcastle, Brighton as well as Manchester United. The task is far from done, but with…