Prevention & Recovery

Women's health: Improve your health with exclusive tips

Author: Canadian Living

Prevention & Recovery

Women's health: Improve your health with exclusive tips

Trying to live a healthier life? Start with baby steps: check nutritional values for excess sodium or try to walk the dog an extra ten minutes each day. Small changes are often the ones we stick with, so this is a great place to start. For more great women's health ideas, check out the can't-miss collection below. It will help you reach your healthy-living goals. Learn the hottest women's health news from the experts in cancer prevention, heart health and healthy eating, plus find 26 ways to live better.

Photo gallery: 5 kitchen tools for healthy eating
Find out the top 5 kitchen tools you need to eat well, keep your weight down and optimize your health.

In addition to healthy foods, it is also important to stock your kitchen with the proper tools to make healthy food preparation easy. The quality of the tools you choose determines the quality, ease of preparation and happiness with the healthy foods you eat.

Women's health: Vitamin D helps prevent breast cancer
The sunshine drug showed well in a recent Canadian study.

A recent breast cancer study has uncovered a link between vitamin D intake and breast cancer prevention. Canadian researchers at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute at Toronto's Mount Sinai Hospital interviewed 576 patients with breast cancer and 1,135 without the disease and determined that those who had been exposed to vitamin D had a significantly reduced risk of breast cancer.

Discover 5 proven ways to boost your heart health
Understand your risk of heart disease and how you can prevent heart-related problems. Plus, expert tips for keeping your heart in amazing shape.

In Canada, heart disease is the leading killer of both men and women, and statistics are suggesting that more young Canadians are developing heart disease. According to a recent report released by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the number of Canadians in their 20s and 30s with high blood pressure has almost doubled in the past 15 years. Of those 20 to 34 years old, three million are inactive, 2.5 million are overweight or obese, two million smoke and 164,000 have high blood pressure.

26 easy ways to get a fresh start on your health
Do you need to overhaul your habits? Follow these amazing women's health tips and you'll be healthy and happy in no time.

It's never too late to improve your health - and your life! Here are 26 ways to get a fresh start on your health.

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Women's health: Improve your health with exclusive tips