Vitamin C is one of the most well-known and widely used vitamins for the promotion of health. While many people consider vitamin C a natural... Read more »
The levels of radiation that we are constantly exposed to have risen dramatically over the last half century. Ambient fallout from nuclear... Read more »
In January of this year, Dr. Oz of TV fame (not to be confused with the Wizard of Oz) gave Piers Morgan of CNN a ‘flu shot right on air. A few days... Read more »
Over 400 species of bacteria weighing almost 4 pounds (1.5 kilos) inhabit the digestive tracts of healthy humans. Live bacteria (a.k.a. the... Read more »
The following is an excerpt from POWER PLANTS: Simple Home Remedies You Can Grow, published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd; to be released April 2014
Native to the Mediterranean, lavender is well known for its sweet, penetrating aroma. Many soaps, perfumes, detergents, and cleaning agents contain lavender, and the association of lavender with... Read more »
After a long cold winter, I get a feeling of warmth and contentment when contemplating a trek to the woods to forage for springtime edible plants. In the colder climes, this desire to seek out the first herbs of spring for cleansing and rejuvenating the body has been shared throughout the centuries by countless people. The desire to eat spring... Read more »
Did You Know…?
A green tea compound known as epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, has been found to help prevent the mis-folding of proteins in the brain that is associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.
Naturopathic Treatment Reduces Cardiovascular Risk Factors
Researchers have found that counseling and treatment... Read more »
There are many chronic health issues that can result from our tendency to overindulge – whether in too much of the same thing or in things that just aren’t good for us. It doesn’t help that our economic system is all about figuring out innovative ways to encourage and exploit this human tendency in order to make a profit.
A regular cycle of... Read more »
Most people who use herbs and other natural remedies have certain favourites that they rely on when needed. However, one place often overlooked as a source of healing remedies is the kitchen cupboard. It’s good to know what healing tools we have available to us because we never know when we are going to need them; home remedies can help us to... Read more »
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With the surging momentum of spring comes new books, authors, and ideas popping up all over the place. This month, we have captured several of these budding concepts in Vitality and invite you to take a stroll through our garden of inspiration...