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How to quit a toxic job

A bullying management, sexual harassment, poor financial rewards, or an office that spews pollutants from cheap furnishings or air conditioning units …  in these challenging economic times, it’s all too easy to end up working for a toxic company or in a toxic office. Of course the two can be Read more…

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Get health smart about smart devices

I’m guessing that a mobile, tablet and wi-fi service are an essential part of your work life. But international researchers and health practitioners have growing concern about exposure to electromagnetic radiation. No concrete evidence doesn’t equal no risk, they say. It may simply be too early to document effects. Meanwhile, Read more…

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Fishy business

Fish is packed with important nutrients, including protein, vitamin D and omega 3s. But which type of fish is best? For starters, go for fish that is wild caught. While salmon is very popular with many gourmets, it is not the best choice if it is farmed – typically the Read more…

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Tummy-soothing treats

You may have heard that oats can help you lower your cholesterol, because they are rich in soluble dietary fibre. But oats are also good for calming a touchy tummy. I love this delcious cookie recipe that means there’s always time for a treat.  

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Give me sugar

If you’re trying to lose weight, or get healthier, sugar is one of the first things that has to go. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a sweet treat. Nature provides fruit but it also provides the herb stevia, which you can use in hot and cold drinks, or Read more…