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February 7, 2020

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Travel

Ice caves in Atlantic Canada

RESEARCH reveals that getting outdoors helps people feel more energetic and reduces stress and sleep disturbances. Whether hiking and biking in summer or snowshoeing and skiing in winter, getting outdoors couldn’t be easier than in Atlantic Canada where nature is everywhere. In New Brunswick, near the small community of Norton, many locals make a point of connecting with nature by visiting ice caves. The 4km to 5km hike in on groomed snowmobile trails takes them through fields and forest. It’s a moderate trail according to experienced hikers. These ice caves are created when the water that falls into a ravine freezes and forms a solid wall of ice. Ropes help people climb down to the caves as well as up and through holes where people can venture in and out of the caves. Paige Danaher’s massage therapist in the Saint John area who understands the value of exercise for people’s

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Health

Why the keto diet sucks

Everywhere you turn these days, it seems someone is talking about the “keto” or ketogenic diet. There’s even supplements to help the body go into ketosis. And while the keto diet may seem like a new breakthrough, it’s actually been around for about 100 years. It’s been used by doctors to help those with morbid obesity to lose weight fast when their lives are at risk. Some athletes have also taken advantage of it. Some key thoughts around ket; you’ll notice a change in body odour and it’s not very nice. It’s in many ways forcing your body to shut down and can wreak havoc on your organs. But for some, it can be beneficial when medically supervised. The keto diet for those over 55 can present a whole other set of dangers, so it’s critical you speak with your doctor. Especially if you already have kidney issues. You really

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