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Fight Inflammation With Food

Fight Inflammation With Food

Inflammation has been linked to major diseases such as Alzheimer's, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and signs of aging. There's good news: many foods are naturally anti-inflammatory.
The Village Advocate

The Village Advocate

Wendy Lees drives almost daily into the East Village neighbourhood, and gets out of her car laden down with art supplies and free baked goods. Immediately the residents see her and gravitate towards her.

The Plus Side of Being 55+

Byline: Keith Shaw This June there will be Calgary playoffs to qualify for the Strathmore Alberta 55 Plus Games in July in the categories of arts and crafts; athletics; cycling; golf; pickleball and slo-pitch.

Home Stitched Home

If you dread the end of the winter because it also means the end of knitting scarves and sweaters for the grandkids, never fear, there's a new generation that need your crafty skills: orphaned and injured wildlife.
Defy Gravity

Defy Gravity

My husband turns 60 this month. Yes, it's a milestone birthday for David: The big SIX-0.

Cottage Days

What is more relaxing than escaping to the cottage? It is a place to unplug, unwind and enjoy a slower pace-unless you are hosting the family. Then it can be hectic and exhausting.

The Potter's Hand

Those with physical and mental disabilities face more challenges than the norm.
As the Beerfest Beckons

As the Beerfest Beckons

The Calgary International Beerfest on May 1-2 will bring Calgarians and people from all over the world to take part in seminars, sample local and international beers and delicious foods, vote for the People's Choice awards and enjoy free entertainment.

An Homage to History

Turn the calendar back a century to April 1915. War was raging in the trenches of Europe and in the skies over Ypres in northern Belgium. World War One was in its eighth month and would last many more - until the armistice of November 11, 1918.

Pet Project

Four years ago, Lois Faris adopted a cat that was no spring chicken. In fact, "China" had already used up most of her nine lives; she was never supposed to survived more than a few days.