As we’re all aware, the bitter debate about vaccine resistance in both mainstream and social media has been escalating, as has the call for... Read more »
“Longevity means having a chronic disease – and taking care of it.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
In my integrative medical practice I am often asked: “Is... Read more »
Cancer rates are increasing throughout the developed world and current treatment approaches are not effectively changing this trend. More and more... Read more »
Viral infections like the H1N1 ‘flu, bird ‘flu, West Nile virus, SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), Ebola, Entero-virus D68, and many others... Read more »
There are many ways to detoxify the body, and for a herbalist the favourite strategy involves medicinal plants. From my perspective, weeds and wild herbs are the best. With the snow gone and winter finally over, the green starting to appear isn’t just grass, but includes all those plants bursting with energy and waiting to help us. When I speak to... Read more »
When you eat sprouts, you are consuming the bio-electric twinkle of life. Spring is a good time to plug in your body and get charged up with the spark of living foods.
For a long time, we’ve known that sprouts are very healthy. As baby vegetables, they tend to be nutritionally concentrated. In fact, the seed contains everything the new plant needs... Read more »
When I was a kid growing up in the rural woods of Muskoka, my grandma had a cure for almost every common ailment. Folks would come from miles around to seek her advice for treating their health complaints. As a girl, I took as much pride in grandma’s doctoring skills as she did, for I was the one who helped tend her herb gardens and trek through... Read more »
“Enzyme preservation is the secret to health.” ~ Ann Wigmore
Enzymes possess special life energy-transferring properties, unlike any other factor in our diet. By understanding the ‘enzyme concept’ it becomes clear how easy it is to boost vitality.
The heat used by modern cooking and pasteurization or irradiation destroys virtually all enzymes in... Read more »
The recent Ebola outbreak has brought the issue of a potential viral pandemic back into the public’s awareness. As scary as Ebola is, the likelihood of a global pandemic is relatively low because it’s a slowly mutating virus and not easily transmitted between humans. It was the poverty, poor sanitation, and insufficient medical resources in... Read more »
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Now that April is upon us, the spring season has gained glorious momentum with birds singing and rivers running fast. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, they say that each organ system has an emotion and a season intimately connected to it. In spring, chi rises in the liver just as sap rises in the trees. Since spring is considered as ‘liver... Read more »