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Here are some health related tips.

Exercise

  • Ways to Get the Most Bang for Your Workout Buck (Mark's Daily Apple)
  • Gym Personal Trainer - "The fitness industry is unregulated, so ask what minimum certification is expected of staff members at the club. Walk away if they're not required to have Can Fit Pro, CPTN or CESP certification that teaches the basics of anatomy and injury prevention." (Money Sense)


Natural Alternatives

  • Natural Remedies Cheat Sheet by DIY Natural
  • Did you know if you have shorter hair, you really don't need to use shampoo very often. Just massage your scalp with your hands in the shower.

Essential Oils

  • An essential oil is a liquid that's been extracted/distilled from a plant. (e.g. lemon, lavender, grapefruit, etc), and is useful for making more natural alternatives.
  • DIY Natural provides a great overview of essential oils
  • Essential Oils can be a bit pricey. In Canada, New Directions Aromatics had the best prices I could find. If you are looking to buy larger quantities, then Rainbow Meadow had good prices too. Don't forget to order bottles and atomizers.

Specific Oils

Natural Recipes

Plants


Radon

  • Radon gas can exist in your home, and is the 2nd leading cause of lung cancer.
  • For more information, visit http://www.healthcanada.gc.ca/radon
  • Testing for radon is easy & inexpensive (under $100)
  • Health Canada recommends purchasing a long-term test kit, one that measures radon for a minimum of 3 months.
  • Test kits can be found at Home Depot, Home Hardware, etc
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