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December 2014

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Avoid Holiday Stress

Are you feeling run down this December. Health expert, Michelle Pobega has three natural supplements to help you keep your energy levels up.

The Bar Book

The Bar Book

If you're doing any holiday hosting, cookbook reviewer, Naomi Bussin, has just the thing for you. The Bar Book is a funky procedural, designed to help you properly stock your bar and concoct homemade mixers so you can create delicious drinks.

Mamakas Taverna

Mamakas Taverna

If you want great Greek food, you don't necessarily have to go to the Danforth. Find out what to order at Mamakas Taverna in the heart of Ossington's restaurant row.

Clean Up Your Cosmetics

Clean Up Your Cosmetics

Joy McCarthy is concerned that your cosmetics might be toxic. She gives you the run-down of the chemical ingredients to avoid when making your purchases.

Feeling Young

Feeling Young

Tonic Publisher, Jamie Bussin, has to work at staying "young". But he also has a strategy. And no, it does not include Zumba classes.

The "Vegetable Cracker" Battle

Randy Boyer and Andrea Donsky know you'll be serving lots of canapes in December. They want you to make sure to avoid the crackers made with MSG.

Have a Delicious December

Have a Delicious December

Green Coffee Beans

Green Coffee Beans

You may have heard a lot about green coffee beans in association with weight loss. Ryan Foley explains what you need to know when purchasing this supplement.

Goodbye Gluten

Goodbye Gluten

Where can you go to find a wide selection of gluten-free foods in Toronto. Goodbye Gluten is a specialty store featuring a wide variety of products, in-house baked goods and prepared foods perfect for those suffering from Celiac Disease or trying to live a gluten-free lifestyle.

Be Mindful & Motivated

Be Mindful & Motivated

If all the celebrating is making you uptight, Frederick Munawa has five easy tips to help make your holiday season stress-free.

Malabsorption & Depression

Malabsorption & Depression

Did you know that anxiety and depression are very common symptoms of untreated Celiac Disease? Lisa Cantkier explores the connection between a healthy gut and a healthy mind.

Charitable Giving

Charitable Giving

Susan Gottlieb has some timely advice on the tax implications of your charitable intentions.

Is Honesty Always the Best Policy?

Is Honesty Always the Best Policy?

Is 100% honesty always the best policy in your relationship with your partner? Carlyle Jansen explores what is appropriate to discuss and gives strategies on how to discuss those difficult issues that sometimes arise.

Olive Oil:

Olive Oil:

Olive oil has a rich culinary history. Renita Reitz explains it's role as part of your healthy diet.

Twist & Stretch

Twist & Stretch

Yogi, Rachelle Wintzen, used to be a Manhattan "Bottle Girl". So she has some insight on how to survive excess partying. But is a yogic cure for hangovers a "stretch"?

What's the Problem With Extremes?

What's the Problem With Extremes?

Rod MacDonald knows that binge dieting and extreme exercise regimes aren't the way to better health. Follow his eight rules and you'll enjoy a balanced lifestyle.

Pleasant Plant-Based Hosting

Pleasant Plant-Based Hosting

When inviting people into your home to help celebrate the season, there can be added pressure if your guests don't follow the same lifestyle as you. Marni Wasserman has some great ideas on being a welcoming holiday host.

Natural Prostate Health

Natural Prostate Health

Benign prostatic hypertrophy affects virtually all men over the age of 50. Joel Thuna and Claude Gallant have some natural strategies to help those men having from problems urinating due to an enlarged prostate.

Serums:

Serums:

Beauty expert, Jean Eng, explains what serums are and why you should be using them.