July/August 2017

Traditional Chinese Medicine: Herbs, Acupuncture, and Exercise Clear Menstrual Pain and Discomfort

July 1, 2017

Menstrual pain (dysmenorrhea) is one of the most common gynecological problems that women face. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, women who suffer from...

Letters to the Editor – July/August 2017

July 1, 2017

Odour Protection – From the Inside Out [Re: Woodford Files, June 2017] Dear Julia, Ever since childhood, I have always loved meat. My mother was...

Woodford Files – June 2017

July 1, 2017

According to a new report from the Canadian Cancer Society, almost one in every two Canadians is now expected to be diagnosed with cancer in...

Recipe: Fruity Rice Paper Breakfast Rolls

July 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Refreshing Rice Paper Rolls’. Here’s something a little different! These rice paper rolls are delightfully pretty to serve as breakfast...

Recipe: Red Lentil Rice Paper Rolls

July 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Refreshing Rice Paper Rolls’. So pretty and versatile, these rolls can also be made with other colourful cooked lentils or...

Recipe: Black Bean and Corn Rolls

July 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Refreshing Rice Paper Rolls’. These rolls carry a hint of “Tex-Mex” flavour. I like to use freshly cooked beans but...

Recipe: Veggie and Vermicelli Rolls

July 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Refreshing Rice Paper Rolls’. These are beautiful to look at and even better to eat! I like to serve these...

Recipe: Colourful Quinoa Rice Paper Rolls

July 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Refreshing Rice Paper Rolls’. These are as amazing to look at as they are to eat! They are light, tasty,...

Food Feature: Refreshing Rice Paper Rolls

July 1, 2017

RICE WRAPS STUFFED WITH YUMMY FILLINGS ARE A COOL HIT AT SUMMER PARTIES I love serving delicious, delightfully pretty rice paper rolls on a hot...

2017 Update on GMOs and Organics

July 1, 2017

THE WORST OF TIMES – THE BEST OF TIMES People are getting smarter, science is getting louder, courts around the world are defying corporations, and...

Adrenal Stress – And What To Do About It

July 1, 2017

Are you stressed out?  Chronically tired? Allergies getting worse instead of better?  Catching one infection after the next despite a good diet?  Premature menopause? Most...

Sacred Journeys: Summer 2017 – Preventing and Treating Lyme Disease

July 1, 2017

I like to spend these summer days happily working outside in the bush harvesting plants for Algonquin Tea Company. I am also planning a number...

News Briefs: July/August 2017

July 1, 2017

RESVERATROL REDUCES ARTERY STIFFNESS IN DIABETICS Scientists have reported that resveratrol may reduce artery stiffness in people with Type 2 diabetes. (Resveratrol is a natural...

Community News – July/August 2017

July 1, 2017

CALL OF THE FOREST: THE FORGOTTEN WISDOM OF TREES – FILM SCREENING After a sold-out Toronto launch at the AGO in May, Call of the Forest...

Tools for Living Wisely in These Crazy (and Auspicious) Times

July 1, 2017

To live ‘wisely’ in these times, it is important to develop a tool-kit that helps to ground and centre you for the many dramatic shifts...