NUTRITION

Nutritional Medicine

April 1, 2011

The effects of radiation are cumulative and may manifest as cancer anytime within 40 years after: exposure to fission products from nuclear reactors; fallout from...

Top Five Network Antioxidants

February 1, 2011

At one time, the only antioxidants we ever heard about were vitamins C and E. But suddenly, antioxidants are everywhere, with names we hear and...

Pomegranate ~ Let Your Fruit Be Your Medicine

December 1, 2010

There are few fruits more enticing than the jewel-like arils (seed casings) of pomegranate. Adding to the allure of pomegranate are its incredibly versatile culinary...

Vitamin D Scandal

November 1, 2010

Ontario Government Cancelling OHIP Coverage for Vitamin D Testing “We estimate that vitamin D deficiency is the most common medical condition in the world.” –...

My Favourite Antioxidant Foods for Fall

October 1, 2010

If I gave you my best advice on eating healthy, it would incorporate a diet full of foods that would help you lose weight, keep...

High Octane Fuel for Back-to-School: Vitamins and Teenagers

September 1, 2010

(Report courtesy the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service) In our house, vitamin supplements sit on the counter in open bowls like nuts, dried fruits, or jelly...

Thyroid Health: Causes of Damage, Symptoms and Natural Solutions

March 1, 2010

Part One: The Underactive Thyroid The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland situated in the neck and wrapped around the windpipe just below the Adam’s...

Top 10 Secrets of 100% Healthy People

February 1, 2010

Some people rarely get sick and are always fizzing with energy. They don’t gain weight or lose their memory. So what’s their secret? When leading...

Calcium Demystified: A Consumer’s Guide to the Latest Research

March 1, 2008

Do calcium supplements really cause heart attacks? A recent randomized controlled trial published in the January edition of the British Medical Journal (15 January 2008)...

Adaptogen Herbs: Give Yourself a Late Winter Boost with These Valuable Therapeutic Herbs

March 1, 2008

Living in Ontario, by the time March comes around it can sometimes seem like winter is never going to end. I love winter and have...

Make Your Own Chinese Health Tonic with Garlic & Vinegar

July 1, 2007

Many people are now aware that vinegar and garlic are both good for health. I would like to introduce a very good recipe which combines...

Freshen Up Your Summer Menu with Berries

July 1, 2007

I heard a news report recently stating that the main concern of Canadians at this time is to maintain good health. Proper nutrition is certainly...

Homeopathic Medicine For Eczema and Itchy Skin

April 1, 2007

Eczema (clinically called dermatitis) can drive you crazy. The itch can start up at any time, interrupting your dealings with other people and even your...

Ask the Doctor – March 2007

March 1, 2007

Dear Dr. Rona: I recently had a check up at my family doctor and asked him how much vitamin C I should take to prevent...

Add a Healthy Twang to Your Holidays with Cranberry Cuisine

December 1, 2006

One of three commercially grown fruits unique to North America (the others being blueberries and Concord grapes), cranberries are today gaining in popularity as a...

The Orthomolecular Universe: Where Nature Rules and Patients are Cured

November 1, 2006

In polite society, the “F” word is bad form. Financial pundits avoid the “R” word to prevent upsetting the markets. In medicine, the “O” word...