Woodford Files

Woodford Files: June 2016

June 1, 2016

The onset of summer often brings with it the usual warnings about hiding from the sun, running from the bugs, and fighting off flower and...

Woodford Files: Shimmy with the Season; Ease Your Insomnia; The Vital Role of Your Microbiome

May 1, 2016

At this time of year one can’t help but feel grateful to be alive. As the sun turns up the heat in our hemisphere, the...

Woodford Files: On GMOs, Heavy Metals, and Autism; plus Recipes for Spring Cleansing, and more

April 1, 2016

Greetings! This month we’re delighted to bring you a lovely image on our April cover that nearly dances off the page with the fresh energy...

Woodford Files – March 2016

March 1, 2016

March can be a tough month here in the Northern Hemisphere. While warming days taunt us with the promise of spring, late winter blizzards hammer...

Woodford Files: In 2016, the need for holistic medicine is greater than ever

February 1, 2016

Welcome to Vitality’s first issue of the new year. Over the past few months, there has been a flurry of new research on the health...

Woodford Files: How Mindfulness Can Help You Live Longer – And Better

December 4, 2015

What a wild and exciting year it’s been for us here at Vitality, a year filled with great writing, new readers, and loyal advertisers. At...

Woodford Files: Whole Life Expo 2015 – We’re Turning Black Friday into a Green Weekend

November 1, 2015

How about that magazine cover! This month we have our very own glamour girl on Vitality’s cover, none other than Julie Daniluk herself – famous...

Woodford Files: On Death, Disease, Recovery – and Pumpkin Soup

October 1, 2015

I always look forward to the fall season with its harvest festivals and cool, crisp weather. But this year we greet the season with heavy...

Woodford Files: On Nutritional and Herbal Treatments for Disease

September 1, 2015

As the lazy days of summer fade into memory, we turn our attention back to work and back to school. This season can be tough...

Woodford Files: Canada’s Food Supply – the good, the bad, and the ugly

July 1, 2015

No doubt we’ve made you smile with our funky cover design this month, which captures the fun and beauty of food as art. Eating well...

Woodford Files: Rethinking Sunscreen, Antiperspirant, and Insect Repellant – The Natural Alternatives

June 1, 2015

 As we charge headlong into the summer season, with flipflops slapping on the pavement and sunscreen oozing from our pores, we may want to re-evaluate...

Woodford Files: Easy and Delicious Spring Detoxing

April 1, 2015

Now that April is upon us, the spring season has gained glorious momentum with birds singing and rivers running fast. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM),...

Woodford Files: The Healthy Debate Around Vaccines

March 1, 2015

Wow, we’re only two months into 2015, and it’s been a sizzling year already. In the health community, the controversy around vaccinations is raging, with...

Woodford Files: Honouring Chinese New Year

February 1, 2015

Gong Hey Fat Choi! In keeping with our annual tradition, this month we honour Chinese New Year with a feature on the lucky foods and...

Woodford Files: Moving Toward a New Paradigm in 2015

December 1, 2014

In the closing weeks of 2014, it’s a good time to look back and ruminate on what themes emerged throughout the past year. One intriguing...

Woodford Files: Why I Gave Up Meat; How to Protect Yourself from Influenza, Ebola, H1N1, and More

November 1, 2014

With temperatures dropping into the subzero range these days, we tend to retreat indoors and stuff ourselves with food that comforts and sedates us. For...